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Zosoa

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A fantasy world created for Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition), Zosoa takes inspiration from both the lore of D&D and the real-world history of Eurasia and Africa during the 9th and 10th centuries.   Multiple forces compete for power in Zosoa: empire-building humans, ferocious dragons, incomprehensible mind flayers, ambitious yuan-ti, noble tritons, warmongering hobgoblins, awe-inspiring giants, extraplanar beings from all across the multiverse, and more. But the world is not covered completely by empires and kingdoms, and those who aren't in danger of conquest must still protect themselves from frightening monsters in the wilderness.   Zosoa is a diverse world, with thirty humanoid races in total, each having many cultures. The use of magic has allowed its population to grow quickly, and the world has over four hundred million inhabitants spread over six continents.   Zosoa is named for its creator god, but three others have shaped it: Ennera, god of water and trickery, Idali, god of the sky, and the dreaded Jovac, god of destruction. Each of them have demigod children scattered throughout the world, but the gods usually do not intervene in the affairs of their mortal creations.

Maps

  • Map of The Known World

    The most complete map available in the Great Kivosian Empire, going from the islands of Thusen in the west to those of Renad in the east, and from the northernmost tip of Zaniq in the Bo Tundras to the southernmost of Onunea in the Dry Sea.