Tales of the Northern Alliance

Over time tales and stories are built up of the deeds and courage of those that fight against hardship, justice, and the Orc Khanate. These works are collected here. The Collected Stories of Livia A Wizard’s Loss The Nature of Greed A Palace in Flames Return of the Lord The Nobility of Elland Songs from Read More …

Tales of the Orc Khanate

Over time tales and stories are built up of the deeds and courage of those that fight against clan, khan, and the Northern Alliance. These works are collected here. A Captain’s Tale At the table of the King and the Khan Karudinash, City of Rogues Making Landfall The Red Ritual  

Tarnova

Tarnova is known as the water city, built at the head of the estuary of great river Zybris before it flows into the Rime Sea at the Thundermouth. Above it lie the Northlands; with the dark forests, with the keeps of the Northern Fifes to the east. As it lies far from the domes and Read More …

Temple Guard

Due to their extensive use of Janissary soldiers, the martial pursuits are less prevalent in The Theocracy than in other human lands. Local militias exist, but for the well-to-do citizens of the temple cities, the ultimate military honour is to be called to be a Temple Guard. Tested ruthlessly at puberty, few are accepted to Read More …

Tenets of the Faith

There are two forces in this world: those for Good, and those for Evil In the beginning, there was a great war in the Afterworld between all gods. The darker ones were defeated and cast down into the Burning Abyss, where they became known as demons. Humanity, the world and the soul were formed from Read More …

The Barrens

A harsh and unforgiving wasteland filled with the ruins of the Qadaq Republic, and are the largest area of the Shieldlands. It is here that many mercenary settlements have grown in the dust of the old regime to earn a living scavenging from the broken cities and trading much needed food, water and arms to the Read More …

The Collected Stories of Livia

Here follows the story of Livia, according to the approved holy texts of the Islanders: There was much discontent and spiritual loss on the streets of the Qadaq city of Magna Ventis in the windswept north of the region. The gods were worshipped, but only by a few. The rich seemed to grow ever richer, Read More …

The Demonic Pantheon

The orcs, goblins, and haiesti follow the demons. They would say that they do not worship them but rather that they have a common understanding. Allies who share the Khan’s camp would do well to pay their respects to the Demonic Pantheon even if they are not profound followers. The Agreement “The demons do not Read More …

The Face Rippers Tale

The Shaman stretched his tired bones and shifted his weight to get more of his body into the warmth the fire was giving out. He was tired now, too tired to run with the tribe and fight and hunt with the other warriors and he welcomed this time in the evening when the younger orcs Read More …

The Faith

Beyond all the concerns of the Crown and the Guilds lie the princes of the Faith. The priesthoods of the various gods, although having the King as their monarch, also answer to higher powers. These holy men and women are revered in the Kingdom, and rightly so. It is these bastions of faith that hold Read More …