Tag Archives: Shankhar

A Tale from Clevaria

In the time of the god-king, lord of the sky, director of rain, clouds, and wind, whose name was secret, emissaries came from the plains to Clevaria. They worshipped strange gods of earth, and carried one with them in a … Continue reading

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Creation Legend (Retold from the Ailu)

When the titan Ghan scooped out the Armhold Valley and built up the mountains around, he did so as a playpen for his three children: the twin brothers Thahn and Thahr, and their sister Eyyafel. But unknown even to the … Continue reading

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Creation Legend (Retold from the Amsa of Ya-Khem family)

Long before the world was divided into Halls, all things were mixed and uniform. This was called the living world. It went on for such a long time that each element slowly changed into each of the others and then … Continue reading

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The Last Labor of the Titans

The Last Labor of the Titans (A creation legend of the Slakiv Empire, from Hloen’s Tales of Our Mothers) Listen to what I say, you young and old, for I tell of how our world was made and what its … Continue reading

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Setting: A Cultural Miscellany for Fair Vickelt

Languages The large part of the Archipelago’s business is conducted in a pidgin tongue called Pata Ila.  Every island speaks a different dialect, but in general any one speaker can understand any other.  Pata Ila shares a number of points … Continue reading

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A Meta-Mechanic

The Slakiv investigation into the Sons of Du Van Ku continues apace.  But that doesn’t stop the approaching series of adventures in Fair Vickelt; rather, it hastens their approach. It should be noted that those who ply their trade in … Continue reading

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Mini (“Doom”) campaign

A few years ago, a death cult was found operating in Slakiv lands.  The self-styled “Sons of Du Van Ku” simply set up a secret lair and start scouring the countryside for likely-looking victims to kidnap and murder or drug … Continue reading

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