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  • Volksraat

    The [[Tochlandish]] body of law governing the feudal structure and its rights and duties, the direct powers of the Crown, the rules of the [[Landsknecht]] and the definition of felonies to be held in common throughout the whole of [[Tochland]]. …

  • Nirhains Folly

    A city purpose-built in the [[Greenfang]] under the direction of [[Nirhain]]. Also referred to in history books as the [[City of Towers]] or the [[City of Needles]]. The city was partially ruined by divine servants of [[Atrian]] sometime in the 7900s. …

  • Nirhain

    One of the few half-elves to ever be recognized as a [[High Mage]]. In the 7600s he attempted to build a city in the [[Greenfang]] to focus its pure geomantic energies and harness the properties of a divine artifact to build a bridge to the heavens and …

  • Compact

    The Compact is the general reference for the agreement among the gods to remain removed from the mortal world. Each church has its own teachings, and none agree on the exact terms or nature of the separation. On several occasions followers and/or …

  • Herring War

    One of the significant wars between [[Tochland]] and [[Soria]]. Began in 7968 when Sorians from [[Fountainhead]] burned almost a quarter of the Tochlandish ships in drydock at [[Westgarten]]. Fighting eventually spread all along the border and ended in …

  • March of Ashes

    The brutal fighting between [[Tochland]] and the [[The Khanate|Khanate]] in the Spring and Summer of 8325. Tochland rallied troops from across the kingdom, including many prominent mercenary companies, to reconquer the lands lost to the hobgoblins in the …

  • Hangvuls Sorrow

    Built on the slopes of a major volcano in the northeast of [[Uestria]], Hangvul's Sorrow is the current name for the ruins of what used to be the largest Dwarven city on the continent. A massive eruption in 7457 obliterated the mountain's peak, and …

  • Day of Chastisement

    The date in the fall of 7457 when the city and mountain now known as [[Hangvuls Sorrow|Hagvul's Sorrow]] was destroyed during a massive volcanic eruption. In current Dwarven religious observence it is viewed as a day of quiet reflection, whereon each …

  • Highsummer Rebellion

    A widespread rebellion of most of the larger cities in [[Tochland]] against the rule of the nobility that took place in 8180. Ultimately unsuccessful, the rebellion was crushed when the main forces from several cities attempted to take the field against …

  • Unification of the Enlightened

    A series of swift and brutal coups that occurred in 8269 to depose the ruling institutions of 7 human kingdoms and forge a new, artificial super-state -- [[Nehesh]]. The Unification was undertaken and almost wholly executed by approximately 80 human …

  • Enlightened

    In [[Neheshi]], the common term used to describe any or all of the 82 conspirators that acted to found [[Nehesh]] with the coups of the [[Unification of the Enlightened]]. Common propaganda reinforces that the conspirators were inspired and united by a …

  • Godswar

    The term commonly used to refer to the time at the end of the mythic First Age when the various deities and pantheons were in direct conflict with one another, battling across the face of [[O'ous]]. The violence and upheaval of the conflict, …

  • Dwarves

    h3. Origins In the start of days when the [[Great Ancestors|Ancestors]] still strode among them, the Clans heeded their direction as is proper and true. As siblings did, the Ancestors would disagree, quarrel, compete and reconcile and their own lesser …

  • Deva

    h1. Deva h2. Origins "In the beginning of days each of us existed to attend, serve and champion the interests of one of the [[Nameless Ones]]. When our patron was lost to us we bound our essence to [[O'ous]], beloved of our god. Here we remain." …

  • Timeline

    h2. The Mythic Age * Creation of the world and mortal races, gods' conflict with the [[Elemental Powers]] * Destruction of the [[Unseen Ones]] through [[Hekhet's]] trickery * The [[Godswar]] leads to the creation of the [[Compact]] and [[Atrian]] as …

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