World Common Knowledge 4 – Orcs and Half-Orcs

As with all the races, if you ask a city dweller their opinion of Orcs, they’ll say something like “Sure… I have a few Orc friends.” or “My brother-in-law is an Orc”. They, or course, mean half-orc. Most Orcs hate cities… too confining… and would only be caught dead in one. Half-orcs are simply humanoids…

World Common Knowledge 3 – Banking Houses and Money Lenders

Money makes the world go round. Mostly copper is the coin of choice and silver to the lucky few. Fewer still are those who wander around with sacks of gold. Whether lowly copper or glimmering jewels, one needs a place to put it… that’s where the banking houses come in. While a small town might…

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…

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…