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  • Bora Forest

    Homeland to the majority of remaining Free Elves, better known as Wood Elves. Economic and diplomatic relationships vary from tribe to tribe. Melisari Den Sennore Unna Alinorre

  • Common Sources

    Meroditus the Sage - Archaen - various dry historical texts - Almanacs (calendar dating, - Centuries (historical profile of the Empire and its significant leaders) Fall of the First Empire of Arkea, Magister Plutarian - Kraag Murn of Vol-Han …

  • Slavery in Aerth

    In a world of competing peoples and conquering tribes, slavery has been a fact of life across Aerth. The social acceptability and legality of slavery differs according to where one happens to be. The [[Society of the Silver Moon and Harp (Harpers) | …

  • Relic Hunters

    The world of Aerth has undergone many a cataclysm and lost multiple civilizations, each leaving behind relics of the world that once was. It was inevitable that various parties would turn to a livelihood centered on the recovery of those items. …

  • Orc Poetry

    Typically found carved into bones or metal shields. Orcs have little patience for well padded epics of other races, preferring to capture the essence of the moment in a single terse stanza. A single line will be between four to six syllables and three to …

  • Dwarf Paragons and the Maker

    _The first thing the Maker, he wrote himself. The second thing the Maker did, he wrote the Laws. The third thing the Maker did, he wrote the World. The fourth thing the Maker did, he wrote a cave. The fifth thing the Maker did, he wrote a geode, an …

  • The Theocracy of Eos

    Eos is the name given to the land and to the faith practiced there, at least by outsiders who fail to understand the finer points. The relationship that Eos has with other regions and faiths has fluctuated over the centuries, though it often finds …

  • Historical Epochs

    Ancient Histories as recognized by the Grand Council of Tolends Age of Man The Young Kingdoms The Years of Strife The Last Empires Age of the Ancients Cataclysm of the Blue Fire [[Tower of the Eternal Sleeper | Last of the Arch …

  • Notable Geographical Features

    Aerth is vast and has many features, some that are named differently by those who live there than by those who wrote the maps. Great Forests * Bora Forest: Home to the elves of the North * Western Woods: The woods that lie between Merrovin and …

  • House Rules

    Destiny Chips Destiny chips represent the fickle nudging of fate and fortune, marking events as something above and beyond that of ordinary. A single hero or villain may have several, while an entire encounter with a legion of nameless cultists …

  • World of Aerth

    Though similar to Earth, the Northern Continent of Aerth is slightly smaller than that of Continental Europe. The map is more representational than to scale.

  • The Serpent Kingdoms

    Much of what is known of the Serpent Kingdoms is through legend and rumor. The ruins of the Serpent Kingdoms can be searched for in the dark jungles of the Southern Lands. They are believed to have existed thousands of years ago before falling to …

  • Wardancers

    _Ravandill and Minyadan stand brave at Rhana Dandra, The Sun Prince, his arms wide_ _ Performance by the Masque of the Frozen Stars_ Historians, warriors, and artistic performers that roam the elven lands; by channeling their understanding of the …

  • Cataclysm of the Blue Fire

    The causes of this Cataclysm are subject to great scholarly debate. Some cite the Archmage Wars as breaking the world. Others claim it was a second God War between the Old Gods and the Gods of the Empire that tore open the sky and earth. Whatever the …

  • Beast Lords and their Minions

    Over three thousand years ago, the Beast Lords emerged from the East. Twisted and misshapen as reward for their service to Baphomet, they surged forth as a plague across the continents. Contrary to the common and uneducated opinions, scholars of …

  • Orc Kill Crew

    A band of misfits, sociopaths, and killers. Darl Rikkerson - Human Bounty Hunter from near Stiengard. Lost his brother and the rest of his family to Orc raiders, leading to his lack of self restraint when it comes to the 'greenskins'. Crossbow expert, …

  • Dragon Lords

    _"Ancient and proud lived the Dragon lords, their mastery of the natural and elderitch unmatched by any. They had tamed spirits and placated the inscrutable Primal Lords. All they surveyed was theirs. Still, it was not enough." Sentarim Clan Valkethys …

  • Mokk's Mauraders

    Maugoth ("War Leader") Mokk the Manslayer was the warlord of perhaps the largest orc Army in the last thousand years. The combination of personal cunning, brutal charisma, and mass melee tactics was unlike that ever recorded before. Mokk was driven west, …