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  • 10 Years Ago...

    The town of East Haven was at peace in the midst of a thriving community. As the center of a group of small farming hamlets it was home to the local market and most of the local authority. They were growing in peace with only occasional contact with …

  • 5 Years Ago...

    The town of East Haven remained at peace. Little had changed and the preceding years had flow by as time tends to do. Alun remained a popular sheriff, but the job had become rather boring. He kept up with the work the best he could, but raids were few …

  • King Richard Cross

    King Richard Cross was leader of the Old Kingdom before it fell. He was known as Richard the Mighty and legends say that he drove the barbaric orc and goblin tribes from the land in his youth. He defeated the ogre chieftain of [[Red Valley]] in single …

  • Great Grey Mountain Dwarf Clans

    The nearly 1200 Dwarves of the Great Grey Mountains are divided into five familial groups referred to as Clans.  Within the Clan, directly related families live together in units called Hearths, which describes both the physical …

  • Old Kingdom Sites

    Many important locations from the Old Kingdom were destroyed or fell into disuse in the last 200 years. These ruins are often attractive areas for adventurers or treasure hunters to seek their fortune, as many were abandoned in a hurried manner. Some of …

  • Rathergrimm the Slayer

    Rathergrimm the Slayer, originally of Clan Ironside, was perhaps the greatest dwarven monster hunter in history. Banished from his clan at a young age, the great warrior earned his way back into dwarf society by battling a series of progressively more …

  • De Wachtou

    "The Watchtower", named in an ancient, forgotten language passed down from times long past, might be called a ruined tower except that is has, somehow, remained intact. Seated high on the unscalable wall of the [[Red Mountains|Red Mountain Cliffs]], this …

  • History of the Great Grey Mountain Dwarves

    The [[Odes of Yore]] tell of the trials of the once unified Dwarf Peoples before the Sundering and of a lasting peace and fraternity among all Dwarves.

     At a time, generations ago, the Dwarves stood unified against all threats.  …

  • Odes of Yore

    The runic written language of the Great Grey Mountain Dwarves is functional though seen by its people as unable to grasp the nuance of great tales and legend.  Combined with their great exalt for singing the Dwarves created the Odes of Yore as an …

  • Totta Memmie

    The equivalent of the bogeyman among the humans of the kingdom. Totta Memmie is said to be a witch that will eat the eyes of children who misbehave. She flies through the night wrapped in a cloak blacker than night, cackling so that only the ones she …

  • Lorekeepers

    The name given to the eldest of the elves, all of whom live hidden deep within the [[Southern Forests]]. It is said that when an elf is old and wise enough he or she is called to be among the Lorekeepers, living out their days in solace and meditation, …

  • The Knocker Below

    When the first dwarves were busy, digging deep within the mountains, it is said that they heard sounds underground, far beyond the depths to which other creatures would dig. Sometimes it was the sound of voices or of battle, other times it was the sound …

  • Second Reclamation

    Approximately 40 years ago a period known as the Second Reclamation began. The Reclamation was the name given to the adventures of [[King Richard Cross]] as he set out to build the Old Kingdom. The Second Reclamation was a period of increased prosperity …

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