Not only are the Daschee
a mythical ancient race surrounded by mysteries, they have been depicted both as benevolent protectors and malicious tricksters. This story tells the tale of the time when the mortal races first came to Skeigham - a world full of magic and wonder at that time.
When the mortal races first arrived in the world, lead by the six persons later to be gods, there already were ancient races in the world. One of them were the Daschee, creatures of earth and fire, living in the arid regions of Thiem.
The Daschee welcomed the new arrivals at first, taught them the ways of the magic of this world and found the deities to be able and eager students. However there was one faction, led by Zecod
himself, that showed not only talent but a disregard for balance and preservation.
After a few decades, the Daschee's fear of Zecod grew and they saw the potential damage they would do with the magic in the world. They concluded the mortal races were not mature enough to handle the magic this world could give them. Even though the Daschee turned to the other ancient races, they found agreement but no willingness to help.
So it came to be that the Daschee sacrificed themselves to take in as much magic as they could, stealing the wonders of the world, storing it in themselves and to fall into a slumber of several millennia. The magic of the world was thoroughly diminished and only a few roaming Daschee remained, to watch over their brethren in slumber.
One day, as these lone Dashee would tell, their people will return when the mortal races are grown enough to handle the vast amounts of magic and to live in prosperity together with the Daschee.
This tale is mostly told by the people of Thiem in an area where most artifacts of the ancient race of the Daschee can be found. Many depictions of old ruins of the Daschee show indeed sessions of teaching magic to the mortals as well as a perceived thread through the rogue god Zecod.
After their disappearance, the Daschee left behind a massive amount of ever-magial artifacts, jewels with some beneficial effect whose magic never cease to be. Old legends of Thea-Sanna claim this to be the slumbering Daschee, who are storing the stolen magic of the world in these jewels.
It is to be noted that the few remaining Daschee display a very protective stance towards these artifacts. While usually mostly peaceful, if someone tried to misuse, destroy or take away one of the artifacts, the Daschee would intervene.
Recent findings about the Artifacts
These rumors are in fact true, as recent experiments by the Scavati Cobalt Enterprises
have shown, where they used these artifacts to power their Magokinetic Miningdrill. These experiment resulted both in an epxlosive release of vast amounts of energy and the reemergenceof several Daschee, trying to stop the unintended release of magical power