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  • The Breach

    The *Breach* is the name given for the division between the Shadowfell and the Material World. As the Shadowfell's influence grows, the line moves farther and farther south. The effect this has on the material world — the ever-advancing wall of …

  • The World

    *The World* is vast and largely unknown; our stories take place on a pair of islands that look suspiciously like New Zealand. The northern island is [[Amnos]]; the southern, [[Petra]]. Petra is wild and mostly unexplored, at least in modern times; in …

  • Viridis

    *Viridis* is an ancient empire that once spanned the entirety of [[Amnos]] and large parts of [[Petra]]. It fractured and collapsed hundreds of years ago, leaving behind a technological and cultural legacy found in part among the [[Five Nations]]. Its …

  • Amnos

    *Amnos* is the north island, whereas [[Petra]] is the south island. Amnos is mostly civilized and inhabited; it is home to the [[Five Nations]] of [[Boreas]], [[Caltenna]], [[Inkul]], [[Kholm]], and [[Saldana]], as well as the [[Covenant]]. Amnos was …

  • Petra

    *Petra* is the south island, whereas [[Amnos]] is the north island. Petra is mostly uninhabited, untamed, and unexplored. It has vast jungles, high mountains, and arid deserts. The ancient empire of [[Viridis]] once controlled the northern third of the …

  • Boreas

    _*Boreas* of the vast forests_ Boreas is a kingdom populated mostly by elves on the west coast of [[Amnos]]. It is covered nearly from border to border with a single, continuous forest. Streams and small lakes are common throughout; the terrain gently …

  • Caltenna

    _*Caltenna* of the endless coastline_ Caltenna is the southernmost of the [[Five Nations]] of [[Amnos]]. Its inhabitants make their living largely on the sea; all of its major settlements are on the coast. The interior of Caltenna is rugged and not …

  • Inkul

    _*Inkul* of the desert oases_ Inkul is a desert nation with abundant natural resources. Its population clusters around the many rivers, streams, oases, and lakes that dot the terrain. It is located in the northeast portion of [[Amnos]]. Inkul calls …

  • Kholm

    _*Kholm* of the wide plateaus_ Kholm is an insular mountain nation populated mostly by dwarves. In the recent past, Kholm fought terrible wars with the orc tribes of the mountains; only after adopting an extremely militaristic way of life where the …

  • Saldana

    _*Saldana* of the fertile fields_ Saldana was once a pastoral kingdom straight out of a fairytale, with rolling hills, fertile fields, perfect weather, and a benevolent king. Knights in shining armor protected the king's subjects from harm; as the …

  • Covenant

    The *Covenant* can refer either to the Covenant Territory, or the treaty signed by the leaders of the [[Five Nations]] that created said territory. In everyday usage, it is usually the former. As part of the treaty, [[Saldana]] gave up the land that …

  • Five Nations

    The *Five Nations* refers to the five civilized nations of present-day Amnos. Once warlike and in a constant state of upheaval, the Five long ago (mostly) forgot about their hostilities toward one another and bonded together against a common enemy: the …

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