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  • The Iron Crown

    A headband of black iron with twelve tips of weapons for spikes, this is a grim and heavy piece of regalia. The Iron Crown is the vessel of the souls of twelve legendary generals, each with different fields of expertise. Consumed by their desire to …

  • The Heroslayer

    A grim-looking, razor-sharp cold iron knife adorned only with a single, immaculately cut ruby in it's pommel. Possibly the artifact the Elves are the most reluctant to admit to ever having wrought, it has garnered infamy since it's creators were young. …

  • Sword of Order

    A great two-handed sword of divine origin said to have been wielded by [[Keldan]] himself to behead the malignant and tumorous god of pestilence and mutation. There is no flesh, mortal or otherwise, that this blade could not cut. The Sword of Order has …

  • Wylan's Triad

    A triangle of entwined threads of silver and platinum with a colourless pearl floating in the middle. A fine chain of platinum and silver is fastened to one corner of the triangle to make a pendant out of it. Tales of warning about [[Wylan]]'s Triad …

  • Chalice of Rejuvenation

    [[:aelfar|Aelfar]] found the chalice in the belongings of the orc shaman he had fought and killed. Aelfar used the chalice to the benefit of many in the run-up to [[The Battle of Blackhall]], but its power was finally exhausted to keep alive [[:sir- …

  • Banner of Lord Rutger

    The banner bearing the coat of arms of Lord Rutger - a white horse and a black horse rampant facing away from each other on a green field - mounted on an oak staff with a crossbeam carved in the shape of charging steeds. Lord Rutger was a noted member …

  • Order of the Honest Chancellor

    The Order of the Honest Chancellor is based on the notion that everything their paladins do, they do for a good and righteous reason. Order members are rigorously trained to abstain and withhold from earthly sins as well as keep themselves as a living …

  • Iron Crown

    MuadMouse's original campaign that started with a small skirmish with a handful of undead at the walls of [[Bloodford]], and is now centered around epic artifacts, grand battles, and a brewing war that threatens to consume the lands around [[Blackhall]], …

  • Avor Marr

    A mountain range about ten days travel south of [[Amstad]]. The mountains are named after their gray color that is mainly caused by clouds that always cover the tops of the mountains, not letting the sun light pass through. The weather on Avon Marr is …

  • Greywood

    Greywood is the ancient, mostly deciduous forest east of [[Parthos | Parthos]]. It is one of the oldest, most populated and most important elven territories.

  • Leawick

    A large walled town north of [[Blackhall]], on the coast of the [[Greysquall Sea]]. The only significant port in the region, it brings in the vast majority of trade to that isolated part of the world. Leawick is ostensibly under the feudal protection …

  • Iron Men

    A people that [[Dwarves]] and [[Elves]] labeled as [[Human]], although they predate all other human civilizations, and seem to have left no descendant cultures. They are depicted as a highly organized, very warlike people, but cunning craftsmen. It has …

  • Avondale

    Now a grey, crumbling ruin atop a spell-ravaged mountain east of [[Blackhall]], Avondale was, before its [[Fall of Avondale|sacking by the Orc Horde]], a respected center of arcane lore and learning. Seeming to float upon the thick clouds obscuring it …

  • Blackhall

    A city that has grown around [[The Black Hall]], an ancient obsidian fortress overlooking the river [[Crystalflood]] in [[Lancomb Valley]]. The city suffered greatly under [[The Red Tyrant]], who was brought down some centuries ago by the [[Order of the …

  • Ironheart Mountains

    A steep mountain range that separates the domains of [[Parthos]] to the south and [[Blackhall]] to the north. The name is commonly thought to reflect the harsh environment of the mountains as they are distinctly lacking in iron deposits.

  • Lancomb Valley

    A low valley between the [[Ironheart Mountains]] and the [[Branntor Hills]], it lets down onto the shores of the [[Greysquall Sea]]. At its center runs the [[Crystalflood]], which connects [[Blackhall]] and other settlements to the sea at [[Leawick]]. …

  • The Black Hall

    An imposing obsidian castle perched upon a cliff in the center of [[Blackhall]], it belongs to the [[Order of the Honest Chancellor]] and is the seat of government for [[Lancomb Valley]]. The Order took The Black Hall from [[The Red Tyrant]] …

  • Bard's Tale

    A shield depicting a fox-tailed minstrel marks this inn near the foot of [[The Black Hall]]. Favoured by bards, minstrels and other artistic vagabonds for the substantial discounts and various services offered by the establishment. It is housed in a large …

  • Flavius' Journal

    These are some of the excerpts from a Journal Flavius kept: *"You are to be sent to Crimson Crossing"* Those words were all I could hear, repeated over and over. It made no sense at the time. The Grand Meister was very adamant about it, almost …

  • Digger's Den

    A dwarven tavern in [[Blackhall]] held by Garnar Firebeard, named after his flaming red beard. The tavern is in the cellar of one of [[Blackhall|Blackhall's]] buildings and inside the tavern looks like it's been mined out of stone. For dwarfs the ceiling …

  • Battle of the Crimson Crossing

    The Battle of the Crimson Crossing was fought around [[Crimson Crossing|a ford]] at the southern edge of the [[Ironheart Mountains]] ten years ago. The bloodiest battle in all of history, it is estimated that no more than one in ten of combatants survived …

  • Fall of Avondale

    The sacking of [[Avondale]] this passing autumn. The Orc [[Horde]], including Giants, attacked the Wizard School when the first light of morning touched the gold of the city's highest spire. Avondale's War Wizards put up a fiery defence, but for …

  • The Three Mages

    Three non-militant mage refugees from Avondale will accompany the expedition against the [[:hordemaster]] to cast some invisibility spells. Make your suggestions as to their names and personalities here. Three will be chosen, the rest might well appear in …

  • Marya the Ageless

    A legendary human sorceress who was said to have uncovered the secret of immortality. She is credited with the invention of the Soul Gem spell. Most of her deeds have passed on into legend after her disappearance during the reign of the [[The Red …

  • Nora Stredd

    A handsome, athletic young woman with close-cropped brown hair and grim eyes. Her severity of look and habit gave her the epithet 'Iron Maiden' when she was the Captain of the Guard in the City of [[Blackhall]]. She left this position under the cover of …

  • Elethéne

    Son of [[:halwyr]] and [[:flavius]]. Conceived, born and left in the [[Dreamlands]] during a bonding ritual involving [[:wylan-s-triad]]. His name is literally translatable as "Elfling". A diminutive form of the word Elf. Whether or not this was to be …

  • Aelfar

    *Aelfar, son of Kilmar from the Clan of Dùrin* I was born in the stronghold of [[Khaz Realgar]] under the mountains of [[Avor Marr]]. There is very little that can compare with the magnificance of Khaz Realgar's crimson-black walls and the beauty of its …

  • Dog of War

    A career mercenary notorious for his hunger for battle, he became one of the most feared warriors over the decades. He survived fight after fight, war after war, for at least forty years, but fell at the [[Battle of the Crimson Crossing]], like thousands …

  • Sir Garrin

    The most experienced surviving Knight of the Honest Chancellor, he was tasked with training new recruits after the [[Battle of the Crimson Crossing]]. Not entirely happy to leave a life of adventure for the training grounds of The [[Blackhall]], he …

  • Sellius

    A sage man who looks the part of a wizard: aging, bearded, and dressed in simple yet strange robes that have a slight air of academic shabbiness. He served as Court Wizard to the High Mayor of [[Blackhall]] for years, but when High Mayor [[:nera-stredd]] …

  • Miria Stredd

    The younger daughter of the former High Mayor [[:nera-stredd]], her quiet piety has always made a counterpoint to [[:nora-stredd]]'s militant intensity. Still resides at the family mansion in [[Blackhall]]. Miria became a figure of hope and leadership …

  • Nera Stredd

    A distinguished woman who was voted to replace her husband as the High Mayor of [[Blackhall]] when he fell in the [[Battle of the Crimson Crossing]]. In the ten years of her governance, the city has made great gains in power, even eclipsing the diminished …

  • Flavius Ottovan De Marquis

    Flavius was born into a noble family. The middle son of a three child family, his father a notable military officer [[Louis De Marquis]] and his mother a noblewoman [[Loretta De Marquis]] from [[Parthos]]. His childhood was very happy, until one day daddy …

  • Halwyr of Greywood

    (This story contains spoilers and stuff other characters have no way of knowing, so read at your own risk! Plus it is in progress all the time. The writer is in no way responsible for any blushing, awkwardness, boredom or head-explosions that this text …

  • Largo Pipelong of the Rivermeadows

    Coming from a family with a long tradition for making pipes, Largo lost his parents early. He was taken in by his uncle Lesto, a travelling storyteller who faught in the battle of the Bloodford as a marksman. To complement Lesto, Largo learned to play …

  • Maud

    A young woman whom [[:Aelfar]] saved from a fire by sacrificing his beard.

  • Kirilya the Dweomermaster

    A wizened, ancient Dwarf who creates marvels of arcane mechanics in his workshop deep in the bowels of [[Avondale]]'s Forbidden Vaults. Uses the Dwarven rune for 'ki' to mark his work.

  • Jack of All Trades

    A wiry man in his 20s, of a nondescript appearance. Hides an elven cloak beneath sealskin, and carries a crossbow and a ten-foot pole. Got his name for trying out apprenticing in just about every trade in [[Blackhall]], but has apparently ended up "a …

  • Sir Yorick of Highburg

    A tall young man with fair hair and a neat beard. Sir Yorick is of very high birth, and it shows in a social grace and urbane manner unusual in paladins of the [[Order of the Honest Chancellor]]. He is known among his peers as an educated, intelligent …

  • Sir Stephen Cormack

    A stout, short, broad-shouldered and somewhat rough knight of the [[Order of the Honest Chancellor]]. An old friend of [[:flavius]]. Sir Stephen found the [[:banner-of-lord-rutger]] with [[:sir-yorick]], but was wounded in the process. He should arrive …

  • Fida

    Fida was the caretaker of a shrine to [[Asta]] at one of the villages in [[Lancomb Valley]]. She was captured in an Orc raid during the [[Horde]] incursion. Fida was encountered by [[:halwyr]] in the Orcs' slave pits when the latter attempted to direct …

  • Captain Benko

    Formerly [[:nora-stredd]]'s lieutenant who succeeded her after her betrayal. Proved himself to be a perceptive and capable commander preceding and during the [[Siege of Blackhall]]. Rumoured to be romantically involved with [[:miria-stredd]].

  • Dina

    A child born to [[:tretia]], a priestess of [[Asta]], during the [[Siege of Blackhall]]. She was born prematurely and only survived because the Champion of Asta was there to deliver her into the world. She is marked by verdant green eyes and her father is …

  • Tretia

    A cleric of [[Asta]] in [[Blackhall]]. She is a beautiful and confident woman in her late twenties and her body is covered in tattoos that affirm the devotion of her body's service to Asta's cause. She belongs to a sect that believes Asta's love should …