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  • History

    The following sections contain a brief overview of what happened during the major events of recent history in the campaign world. [[Age of Gnomes]] [[Ancient Qeth]] [[Elven Magocracy]] [[Nophkeh the Demon Warlock]] [[Lands of the Warlords]] [[ …

  • Elven Magocracy

    The Elven Magocracy ruled the lands that now make up the [[Empire of the Dwarves]] for centuries. There were numerous cities governed by the (generally) benevolent [[Council of Wizards]] from within their sprawling crystal castles and keeps. During the …

  • Council of Wizards

    The Council of Wizards ruled over the [[Elven Magocracy]] with a kind, but firm, hand. The were seven [[Councillors]] in total, each representing one of the districts of the Elven Magocracy, as well as the [[Archmage]]. Each Councillor, and the …

  • Archmage

    The Archmage acted as a chairman for the [[Council of Wizards | Council of Wizards]]. He, or she, was always elected from amongst the current [[Councillors]] and would serve until they died or chose to step aside. Once you had chosen to step aside from …

  • Councillors

    The [[Council of Wizards | Council of Wizards]] was made up of seven Councillors (and the [[Archmage | Archmage]]), one for each district of the [[Elven Magocracy | Elven Magocracy]]. Each Councillor would serve for a term of 10 years before an …

  • Nophkeh the Demon Warlock

    Nophkeh the Demon Warlock was once a simple [[Sorcerer | sorcerer]] who, legend states, was denied the right to stand for office within the [[Elven Magocracy]]. He was thwarted and belittled for his “unnatural” magical gift (as sorcery was viewed within …

  • Warlord

    The armies of [[Nophkeh the Demon Warlock]] were led by fourteen Warlords. These warlords had come from a variety of different backgrounds (including tribal chieftains, [[Guard Commander of the High Temple]], mercenary captains, etc.) and had all proven …

  • Warlord Yurellan

    The elven Warlord Yurellan, formerly [[Guard Commander of the High Temple | Guard Commander Yurellan of the High Temple of Corellon Larethian]], was one of the cruelest, vilest warlords following [[Nophkeh the Demon Warlock | Nophkeh]]. He had given …

  • Warlord Zerd

    Little is known of Warlord Zerd aside from his fate. His army was defeated in battle by the army of [[Warlord Fesch]] and he was captured. Warlord Fesch then loaded Zerd into a catapult and fired him back into his army’s camp. The remaining forces of …

  • Lands of the Warlords

    This was a period that began with the splintering of [[Nophkeh the Demon Warlock | Nophkeh the Demon Warlock’s]] army. Each Warlord led his followers against his former comrades and against the existing settled lands in a grab for power. For over a …

  • Kingdom of the Dwarves

    When the [[Elven Magocracy]] came crumbling apart many of its former districts fell to chaos and anarchy (as well as succumbing to attacks from the armies of [[Nophkeh the Demon Warlock]]). To the east, beyond the [[Elder Mountains]], the far districts …

  • Veldon Stormweaver

    Initially known as Grandmaster Veldon, but later known as King Veldon, Veldon Stormweaver was the first ruler of the [[Kingdom of the Dwarves]] and the founding father of the [[Stormweaver Dynasty]] that continues to rule the [[Empire of the Dwarves]] to …

  • Age of Gnomes

    The Age of Gnomes is said to have lasted for a thousand years and had the height of culture and magic that the world had ever seen. This is said to have happened all well before the rise of the [[Elven Magocracy]]. Gnome scholars point to truly ancient …

  • Wars of Empire

    bq). _"Let our arm of peace extend to the north and quell the warlike ways of our neighbours. Let this endeavor be known as the end of strife and the beginning of a new golden age for all our lands!"_ - King Sortha, on the commencement of war against the …

  • Council of Chadras

    After a decade of ravaging the countryside in a quest for dominance, the surviving six Warlords ([[Warlord Benang | Benang]], [[Warlord Fesch | Fesch]], Gharest, Kaster, Soon and Zaggik) agreed to meet in the town of [[Chadras]]. The leaders were all …

  • Empire of the Dwarves

    From out of the bloody battles of the [[Wars of Empire]] came the Empire of the Dwarves. With the utter defeat of the "northern barbarians" declared, King Haldon Stormweaver took the unprecedented step of naming himself the first Dwarven Emperor. h4. …

  • Dragon Hunters

    The *Dragon Hunters* were a band of arcane magic wielding knights who hunted down dangerous monsters (not just dragons) and destroyed them to make the [[Elven Magocracy]] safer. They wore silvery chain mail and carried enchanted weapons with which to …

  • Ancient Qeth

    The ancient land of Qeth pre-dated, or perhaps even co-existed with, the [[Elven Magocracy | Elven Magocracy]]. Little is known about what Qeth was actually like, except that it was a sprawling kingdom of dark magic ruled by an all-conquering Wizard-King. …

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