The city of Myh Dokh is, in terms of population, and arguably wealth, in the known world. Positioned at the mouth of the Myhsoro River, it is the first city of the Dokhar League, the beating heart of trade in the Shimmering Sea [...]
Morad Neyh's obstinate refusal of both the Order of the Unceasing Tide and the Hand of Shadow left her, and her followers, in a very difficult position.
The Order of the Unceaing Tide, being the institution responsible for training the Andokh Renar, is poised to exert influence from one end of the world to the other. As its leader, the Abbot of the Unceasing Tide has the ultimate authority over that [...]
The Dokhar call death "Ngudren"—The Un-Rhythm, the absence of motion. The only thing which cannot experience the Un-Rhythm is the ocean, because only the tide cannot be made still.
A game of skill and endurance, Dyhlkhar Ngyhr—literally "Net Fight"—sees two opposing participants stand atop a large net, which has been stretched out to be not quite fully taut, and attempt to throw each other from it.
Said variously to be, contain, have been made from, or otherwise be related to the Heart Unceasing the Deep Drum is a kharo drum writ exceptionally large.
And for the wisest of us, the rhythmic Tide holds deeper secrets. The Heart Unceasing speaks to us even still; the echo of the will that drives all can be known to whosoever has the ears to hear it.
There is perhaps no more indulgent a ship ever constructed than the Anlado Ru.
Thick in the jungle at the southern end of Lo Dokh is the remains of the throne of one of the first great empires known to the world, the Empire of the Sea. Ansaran Sul—The Palace of the Sea.
Before the War of Shadow, when the Dokhar held their arcane secrets to themselves, they ruled a mighty empire, which covered coastlines attached to the Shimmering Sea and beyond, and extracted wealth from the peoples further inland.
There are few figures that loom as large in the minds of the Dokhar people as Dorakh Mul, who called himself the Lord of All the Sea, who his enemies called the Lord of Pirates
Morad Nyh, the Pirate-Priest, defies convention. After having rebelled against the many rules the Order of the Unceasing Tide places upon its Andokh Renar
Many readers will be familiar with the tale of Quena and the Deep, where a girl is swallowed whole by a great beast, and journeys into its depths to learn the tidal arts of the Dokhar. [...] [E]ssentially all of whom learned [...] the story as children.
There is perhaps no language with such widespread usage and influence as that of the Dokhar.