Treaties are signed ending the two hundred year Königshammer Wars, and the Mardhelm Empire is formed.
A collection of common sayings among the people of the Bravani.
Lighter, more flexible, and stronger than iron; imperial iron - or steel - gives any who possess it an advantage over their rivals.
Rechist is the furthest frontier outpost of the Mardhelm Empire in the eastern realms, and is little more than a military outpost.
The Khastis Desert lies in the center of the Western Realms, separating the northern regions from the exotic Southlands.
A stiltshack is a rudimentary one-story home built upon stilts sunk into the mud beneath the waters of the swamp.
Legends of the caretakers revolve around beings born of another realm who works to guide and protect nature.
The Vostani are a fiercely independent people who inhabit the northern forests of the eastern realms.
The history of Ghalt may not be a long one, but it is a bloody history fueled by the despair of the dispossessed.
Drakes are a species of non-sentient reptile related to dragons which have been domesticated by the Drakhari for use as war mounts.
Radivadg's Watch immortalizes the first Malavian king, who is considered by many to be the forefather of the modern Principality of Remaria
King Francis Leopold III is the ruler of the kingdom of Brisland and the duchy of Brisburgh.
The Shrine of the Pilgrim's Grace is located at the foot of the Cragoran Mountains just outside of the town of Kallenston.
Crastus is a city state nestled between the western shore of the Vertician Ocean and the expanse of the Khastis Desert.
The shadowdragon is a species of flower native to Remaria which grows only in the deepest shadows of the forest.
In the central plains of Chisolm runs the Cadeuvie river, which branches as it runs through the plains creating a lush marshland.
In 578 I.R., the Mardhelm Empire attacked the Yemish city of Gheltia lying in the Gheltish Pass of the Donnesprig Mountains.
Arch Speaker of the Temple of the Divines in Brighthearth Keep.
Brother-Paladin in the Order of the Burning Lance and the Lord Commander of Brighthearth Keep.
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Brisburgh is the capitol of the Duchy of Brisburgh, and also of the Kingdom of Brisland.
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The Order of the Burning Lance is one of several militant groups serving the faith of the Temple of the Divines.
Faustus Olafson is the uncle of King Francis Leopold III and duke of Northampton.
Elias Bartledge is the Duke of Riverton, in Brisland. He is among the oldest nobles in the kingdom, and a trusted confidant of King Francis Leopold III
Brisbane is a major agricultural hub northeast of Brisburgh with a troubled history.
The Duchy of Brisburgh lies at the heart of The Kingdom of Brisland, and the city of Brisburgh is the capitol of the kingdom and seat of the King himself.
Wesford is an agricultural trade town south of Gerald's Crossing and northwest of Brisburgh.
Sanchester is a major agricultural hub and fishing town along the River Brist, east of Brisburgh.
Manfield is a town east of Gerald's Crossing that acts as a central hub for a number of hamlets specializing in fruit orchards.
Lanston is an agricultural village between Brisburgh and Brisbane.
Innsbrook is a small village that grew around a road-side Inn established as a place for trader's to rest on the long journey between Gerald's Crossing and Hillsbury.
Hillston is a trade town situated in the hills southeast of Brisburgh.
Rawlsey is a coastal city and an important trade port in the Duchy of Brisburgh.
Gerald's Crossing is an important trade hub between Brisburgh, Northampton, and Riverton.
Heir of Eternity is the first book planned in The Faewylde War series.
Cragview is a small town in the foothills between the Pinecrest Mountains and the Frostcap Mountains.
Briarbrook is a small town which acts as a hub for a number of villages and farmsteads in the southern reach of the Duchy of Northampton.
Elaia is the Divine of love, family, peace, agriculture, and trade.
Halston is a large town on the River Brist south of Northampton which acts as a trade hub between several local villages and a large number of farmsteads.
The reach is a border fortification in the west of the Duchy of Northampton on the Remarian border.
Fort Pinecrest is a fortified town to the northeast of Northampton, on the northern border of the Kingdom of Brisland.
Glenshire is a small town that supports a number of farmsteads and forestry villages to the southwest of Northampton.
Adrienn Jager is the affable baron of Glenshire, a small village to the south of Northampton.
Baeleron's Guide to the Mortal Realms is your guidebook to the world of Istaria.
In the eastern realms, there stands four kingdoms that dominate the lands from the Sea of Mist south to the river lands of the Rikenians.
The Duchy of Northampton lies in the northwest of Brisland. The seat of the Duchy, the city of Northampton, is nestled in the foothills of the Pinecrest Mountains.
Liam Cobb is the son of a grain farmer, born in the village of Glenshire in Brisland.
The city of Northampton is the capitol of the Duchy of Northampton.
The Kingslayer Rebellion took place from 792 to 793 I.R. within the borders of the Kingdom of Brisland.
Callum Ulthredson is the Grandmaster of the Order of the Burning Lance.
The Orders-Militant of the Temple of the Divines are a group of independent military organizations who owe their primary allegiance to the Temple of the Divines itself.
Baelon Haywich is the Grand Justicar of the order of the Golden Stag, one of the oldest of the Temple of the Divines' Orders-Militant.
The Order of the Golden Stag is a brotherhood of knights and soldiers faithful to the Temple of the Divines, most notably devoting their piety to Praedus, the Golden Stag.
The Temple of the Divines is a major religion originating from the region now known as the @[Kingdom of Brisland](organization:2d2f75f3-2499-4e1e-a719-ab6a1173076f).
Gerald Kelgrove is the current Marquis of The Halsingly March, having been appointed by King Francis Leopold III in 844 I.R.
The Halsingly March is unique within The Kingdom of Brisland in that control of it is a military appointment.
Brisland is a mostly agrarian kingdom that lies on the southern coast in the east of Istaria.
The Duchy of Riverton is a large duchy in the southwest of the @[Kingdom of Brisland](organization:2d2f75f3-2499-4e1e-a719-ab6a1173076f), an economic hub of the Kingdom, and lies at the heart of the Kingdom's history.
The Bravani are a nomadic people who live deep in the forests of Remaria. Their history is older than the Principality itself, and they lay claim to being the original inhabitants of the region.
The Source originates in the Faewylde, and is the energy from which all living things derive the spark of life.
The Rikenian people can be found across the @[Principality of Remaria](organization:8781826d-fe5f-4cb5-af2f-ffe12782c639), the @[Kingdom of Brisland](organization:2d2f75f3-2499-4e1e-a719-ab6a1173076f), and in the southern parts of the Kingdom of Teugoras
Morkaiden is the lord of death, ruler of the afterlife, and he who deals out the punishment of those judged guilty by Praedus.
Zethrendal is the lord of wisdom, keeper of the Truth, and loremaster of all the realms.
Frelde is the Divine of the hearth, home, craftsmen, the weak, and defenders of the weak.
Savas is the lord of war among the divines. He embodies strength and virility.
Praedus is the Divine of honor, law, authority, justice, and loyalty. He is the lord of the Law, and the protector of the Path.
The Principality of Remaria is a nation in the east of Istaria, along the southwestern coast near the mouth of the Sea of Mist.
The Astani - or 'caretakers' in their tongue - is a brotherhood made up of both former Eldaren and Drakhari who strive to preserve the natural order in all things.
Sira is a princess of the Eldaren, and sister to @[Malachai](person:d13becf0-d531-4cec-bdc6-0b14864e03b7). She is an accomplished shaper and a skilled warrior.
Malachai is the prince of the Eldaren and leader of their armies. He has fought for over five hundred years to preserve the Eldaren way of life, The Source, and the safety of the Mortal Realms from the forces of the Drakhari.
Odeteros is the founder and leader of the @[Astani](organization:7f56be93-76ce-422d-a872-098331f0b9d4), a group of Fae who believe in a more balanced approach to maintaining the fabric of reality.
The Eldaran - in their own tongue 'those who follow the old ways' - consider themselves to be the pure inheritors of the Fae lineage.
The Drakhari are a faction of the Fae people who rebelled and split from the main Fae civilization almost four thousand years ago over ideological differences.
Treaties are signed ending the two hundred year Königshammer Wars, and the Mardhelm Empire is formed.
Pavish and Francis Leopold fight for the crown of Brisland after the death of their brother - the king - and the murder of his only heir.
After seeing a falling star, Kallen journeys from his village to the Cragoran Mountains and undertakes the Six-Fold Challenge. Afterward, he founds the Temple of the Divines.
The Drakhari faction of the Fae are formed and rebel against the Eldaren. The Faewylde War begins.
Riverton, Northampton, and Halsingly swear fealty to the Kind of Brisburgh, Benalas Haverstaad II. The Kingdom of Brisland is formed.
Borvalam agrees to join the Malavian Confederation to avoid war. Prince Remus Nagalan proclaims all lands he controls to be the Principality of Remaria.
The tribes of the eastern reach unite to form the Kingdom of Teugoras after decades of inter-tribal wars.
Nathan Bargas (formerly Leopold) marries Glenda Velhest, daughter of the count of Borvalem; in Remaria.
Pavish Leopold and his son Nathan flee from Brisland to Remaria after loosing the crown to Francis. Nathan's last name is changed to Bargas to hide his identity.
The Riverton Alliance and the Kingdom of Northampton unite to retake Gerald's Crossing and push east until they have conquered all the lands of the Verdant Concordant.
Cut off from their southern trading partners by the Concordant, the king of Northampton agrees to a military alliance to defeat the new expansionist power to the East.
The independent city of Gerald's Crossing contests Concordant claims to eastern villages who have sworn fealty to the city. The Concordant invades and occupies the city.
The forces of the Verdant Concordant push to the city of Hillburgh, near Brisburgh, and burn it to the ground. The Riverton Alliance concedes the Greenfields War. Hillsburgh is rebuilt by the Concordant and renamed Brisbane.
The kind of Brisburgh declares all land east to the Verdant river to be under his domain. The Verdant Concordant disputes claims to lands near the river and a long war ensues.
Argastilan sends a fleet and an army to besiege Normere from the land and sea. They capture the city and rename it Tristopolous.
The Principality of Remaria builds a new city from the ground up - Normere - and begins to tax trade routes passing through the Mouth, the only passage to the Sea of Mist.
The Malavian Confederation conquers Velachem.
The king of Halsingly unites the settlements along the Verdant River in reaction to the growing power of Brisburgh and the Riverton Alliance in the west.
Brisburgh and Riverton enter into a formal alliance, joined by Dornsbury, Kallenston, and a handful of smaller settlements.
Forces of the Malavian Confederation raid farmlands around Riverton and attack fishing vessels on the water. Brisburgh again answers the call to aid their neighbor and push the raiders back.
Malavia and Estwich formalize and alliance.
Estwich and Riverton come to blows over disputed fishing waters. Riverton calls for aid from Brisburgh and Estwich from Malavas.
The Malavian Confederation turns to the west, conquering settlements along the coast.