Chapter 1 – part 2 – One Journey ends… another begins.

When last we left our intrepid heroes, they had just finished clearing out a den of vicious kobolds bent on their destruction. They continued on through the winding, stone passages working their way down deeper into the tunnel system when they caught the acrid scent or burning chemicals and smoke. Malek “recognized” the scent as…

World Common Knowledge 2 – Elves (with a V)

Elves are one of the oldest races on Dalshmier. They and the dwarves are some of the only truly native inhabitants of this world with all others arriving after one of the prehistoric sundering events. None of this is commonly known. What is known, however, is that elves exist. Otherwise, the level of awareness of…

World Common Knowledge 1 – Guilds and Companies

There are some things in this world that would be considered common knowledge. The existence of Guilds and to a lesser extant, Companies, is known around the world. The most publicly powerful guild would be the Merchants guild. They protect trade routes, fix prices in major cities, and generally look after mercantile interests. The Merchants…

Chapter 1 – part 1 – Down and down and down we go

One is beginning her evening of rooftops and alleys. Another sips a drink half a world away drowning his sorrows. Yet another in a different bar drinks for a different reason and she’s annoyed by the loud voices of the other patrons while a fourth sings to the very same crowd earning coin and having…

Introductions

Introductions are sometimes difficult. People have personality conflicts or maybe have differing ideology. Strangers coming together can also be interesting and can tell a story. This is our goal. These are our characters. One of the mountains in the Shatterback range is called Zeithen Peak. Inside the mountain there lives a clan of dwarves, beholden…

In The Beginning…. again.

In the beginning, there was nothing…. but is there ever truly nothing? I mean, even nothing is something… it’s a state. After nothing, there was more something than nothing ever had been and there came spheres and then worlds and for a time, it was good. The first great sundering happened and worlds collided and…