Three things strike you about Aella on first meeting her.
- First: she stands at every inch of her seven and a half feet and seems to almost accidentally dominate nearly every space she is in.
- Second: her armour is a hodge-podge of dull and damaged parts from across Thylea, except her perfectly polished bracers.
- Third: her face is weathered and worn as if it has seen a thousand storms and twice as many fights, highlighted by the eye-patch over her scarred right eye.
Tryntia stands slightly over 5ft tall with long, thick hair that is a slightly unusual colour for a Triton, being a dark purple. Her body is slight but that of a soldiers, toned with the occasional scar from years of training and battle. Though her face is young, her eyes have been battle-hardened, to protect herself from the tragedies of war.
Her light blue skin slightly shimmers in sunlight from her scales but is only really noticeable if you're looking for it. She proudly wears traditional clothing and armour of her race, mainly things they have fashioned from the seafloor, held together by rope from sunken ships. She wears a bronze circlet to signify her bonding with Yklezion, her bronze Dragon.
- (S31+32+33) Ancient Ziggurat
- (S30) The People of the Turtle
- (S29) A Miracle for the Ages
- (S28) Past and Present Crimes
- (S27) The Heart of The World
- (S26) Into the Depths and out again.
- (S25) Attack on Yonder
- (S24) The Winners Depart
- (S23) We are the Champions
- (S22) The Great Games Begin
- (S21) Liberating the Minotaurs
- (S20) Reclaiming the Ultros
- (S19) A Wedding, A Trickster and a Ghost Ship
- (S18) The Ascent of The Colossus
- (S17) Emerging into the Light
- (S16) Knee Deep in Duty
- (S15) Meeting N' Greeting
- (S14) Breaking the Storm
- (S13) The Journey to Mytros
- (S12) The Labyrinth of Death
- (S11) Learning the Truth
- (S10) The Telamok Peaks
- (S09) The Long Journey Back
- (S08) Descending into the Forge
- (S07) Entering the Mithral Mines
- (S06) The Sacrifice
- (S05) Return To Estoria
- (S04) Demetria's Lair
- (S03) Trip To Estoria
- (S02) Seek out the Oracle
- (S01) The Corrupted Boar
- (S00) The Sour Vintage
There's no mistaking the short, winged, birdlike figure of an Aarokocra; ruffled dark grey feathers mottled with patches and smears of copper adorn the wings, head, chest, and bare arms of what seems to be a bright eyed, adolescent birdfolk.
Clothed lightly with only leather and cloth straps on the chest and cloth trousers, the only possessions that are carried seem to be at the figure's sides - a thick book and a small satchel. Standing at just under 5 feet, his head darts as he nervously scans the environment, clearly out of place in this new land.
The most striking thing about Praxos, is the bow he carries everywhere he goes. It is made of black locust wood with a green silk bowstring and a horn and an auroch leather grip.
I am Praxos, the archer, legion's bane, the fate twisted, born under the dreamer, but wide awake to the hardships of a cruel world.
Eurytus stands just over 7 ft. tall, a lean man’s body standing proud from the shoulder of a chestnut workhorse.
He always appears kind and approachable with his hair tied back, his coat well-groomed and tail tightly braided, though his sheer size lets him cut an imposing figure. From his neck hangs a sprig of mistletoe, though closer inspection would show this to be finely carved jade, with a single berry of darkened lavender crystal.
1) Group Loot & PIETY & CRAFTING:
2) Link to the player's guide:
3) Piety Player Guide:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ixqxov497opi-i36Rn1KacZR4mYo9eIduhV-XZuHHIc/edit?usp=sharing
4) World Primer:
5) Mithral Forge Recipes
Thylea is a small continent surrounded on all sides by an ocean called the Forgotten Sea. The natives of Thylea are Centaurs, cyclopes, gygans, nymphs, satyr's, and other fey races. Thousands of Human settlers arrived in Thylea five hundred years ago. There are numerous languages spoken and there is a specific clothing style.
The Laws of Thylea are extremely important.
- Sacred Oaths. Oaths are taken very seriously in Thylea. The punishments for violating an oath are severe
- Mortal Curses. Breaking oaths or violating the laws of Thylea may cause you to be afflicted by dreadful curses.
- Thylean natives. Centaurs, satyrs, nymphs, and other native races live and work alongside the settler races. The peace with their many tribes is precarious.
All major events that happened in Thylea in the last 2500 years can be found --> here <--.
Thylea is named after the mother goddess who watches over the continent. She and her husband, Kentimane the Hundred Handed, bore many children. These ancient gods form a pantheon called “the Titans.” The two most powerful of their children are:
- Sydon, Lord of Storms. He is the ancient Titan who once ruled over Thylea, long before the arrival of mortals. He seeks to dominate the land once again—to be worshipped by all mortals. He controls all the waters of Thylea, including the weather, and sacrifices must be offered to him daily.
- Lutheria, Mistress of Death. She is the sister-wife of Sydon. She has dominion over the underworld, and she seeks to corrupt mortals and capture their souls for her own amusement. In spite of this, she is honored by frequent sacrifices and wine festivals throughout the land.
For many ages, Thylea was a wilderness of centaurs, satyrs, cyclopes, and other creatures who worshipped the Titans. Mortals who came to Thylea lived in small, defenseless tribes—until the arrival of The Order of the Dragonlords. The Dragonlords were an order of heroic, dragon-riding mortals who came to Thylea five centuries ago. They initiated the First War against the Titans and defeated their armies. Most of The Order of the Dragonlords and their dragons were killed during this conflict
When all seemed lost, the mortals of Thylea were saved by the sudden appearance of the Five Gods, who walked the land in mortal guise. They forced the Titans into a temporary truce, called the Oath of Peace.
• Volkan, God of Forges
• Kyrah, Goddess of Music
• Mytros, Goddess of Dawn
• Pythor, God of Battle
• Vallus, Goddess of Wisdom
The Oath of Peace has prevented open warfare with the Titans for five hundred years. But now, the truce is ending. The power of the Five Gods wanes, and the Titans prepare to wage war upon mortals once again.
The Oracle is a water nymph named Versi. She is Thylea's most famous prophet, and she has recently had a terrifying vision of the future. She has called for a band of mortal heroes to join together to confront the Titans.
There are three major kingdoms in Thylea.
The Kingdom of Mytros was the first kingdom founded by the Dragonlords. It is the largest city in all of Thylea and the center of commerce, religion, and politics. The ruler of Mytros is King Acastus, one of the last descendants of the Dragonlords.
The Kingdom of Estoria is an ancient stronghold that has resisted centuries of attacks by centaur's, cyclopes, manticores, and other dangers which thrive in the steppes. The ruler of Estoria is King @pythor, the God of Battle.
The Kingdom of Aresia has long been a rival to the
kingdom of Mytros. The two cities have been engaged
in dozens of wars over the last several hundred years,
which are collectively known as the Aresian campaigns.
The ruler of Aresia is Queen Helen.
You are one of the heroes who has been called by the
Oracle's prophecy to save the world from the tyranny
of the Titans. Whatever your personal background, be you a native or an outsider you
know that you are destined for greatness.
All of Thylean history lies here. Ranging from "The Dark Ages", a time before mortals had the far-reaching civilisations that now bless the land, to the Oath of Peace was sworn and hostilities ended, to ofcourse, to the centuries since then, also known as "The Golden Age" or "The time of Mortals". Be aware that different cultures have different opinions on what actually happened in our long storied histories and there is some objection on the times before out great Kingdoms being called "The Golden Age" but as this work has been researched and penned by the esteemed Academy of Mytros you reader can be assured that it is entirely correct.
- Chief Historian Panagiotis Ololathos
Every island is attuned with a particular constellation in the night sky. By selecting a constellation on the device, you may chart a course to its associated island.
Not much is known about Volkan except that he is the husband of Mytros. He concerns himself with artifice and crafting and is primarily worshipped by smiths and wizards. He is depicted as an elderly and wise-looking man. He is rumoured to travel through the Heartlands on the winter solstice, distributing toys and sweets to children.
His symbol is a silver anvil wreathed in blue flame
Earning and Losing Piety
You increase your piety score to Volkan when you expand the god’s influence in the world in a concrete way through acts such as these:
Fighting against those who would rule over others
Taking decisive action on impulse
Destroying something that has outlived its usefulness
Creating something wondrous in Volkan’s name
Your piety score to Volkan decreases if you diminish Volkan’s influence in the world, work against freedom or self-expression, or allow tyranny to take hold through acts such as these:
Following an unjust law despite your misgivings
Creating something shoddy or flawed
Backing down from a fight or a contest
Champion of The Forge
"See the Great Bear? She is always there in the sky, hunting to feed her cubs. Unlike the other stars, she never touches the ocean."
"At the dawn of time the Titans created many birds and beasts to live in the lands of Thylea but all the waters of the oceans remained empty. Only the Great Bear swam in the rivers and lakes. The Mother Godess came to her and said 'Great Bear, you are the wisest of the land-walkers, so I will grant you a boon. I will fill the oceans with creatures, strange and colourful, and you will have dominion over them. Would this please you?'
The Great Bear was quiet for some time until the Goddess prompted her to speak. Finally, the Bear said 'Mother Goddess, I am humbled by your generosity. The creatures you speak of sound marvellous, but I love the lands and rivers and lakes too much to leave them for the seas.' The Mother Goddess understood. She smiled, and with a wave of her hands, all the rivers and lakes of Thylea were filled with glittering fish, so that the Great Bear would never want for food. To this day she loves to swim in the rivers, catching fish. But she has never touched the ocean."
The Five Gods are widely celebrated as the settlers’ favoured gods. With the exception of Mytros, they are not heaven-dwelling deities but familiar faces who walk among their people. They have been known to take mortal husbands and wives, rule over cities, and sire demi-god children. They helped The Order of the Dragonlords and the mortal races to defeat Sydon and Lutheria during the First War.
The Goddess of Dawn
The God of Forges
The God of Battle
The Goddess of Music
The Goddess of Wisdom
Great Mother of All
The Hundred Handed
The Lord of Storms
The Lady of Dreams
Powerful Titanborn that roam modern Thylea. Named after the The Lost Titans, implied to be done by Sydon as an insult, they are extremely powerful creatures, each with it's own domain of expertise. With the exception of Versi who has allied with The Five Gods the rest of the new Titans serve Sydon and Lutheria.
Titan of Beauty
Titan of Swiftness
Titan of Strength
Titan of Crafting
|Titan of Wisdom|
|Titan of Prophecy|
True dragons are winged reptiles of ancient lineage and fearsome power. They are known and feared for their predatory cunning and greed, with the oldest dragons accounted as some of the most powerful creatures in the world. Dragons are also magical creatures whose innate power fuels their dreaded breath weapons and other preternatural abilities.
Many creatures, including wyverns and dragon turtles, have draconic blood. However, true dragons fall into the two broad categories of chromatic and metallic dragons. The black, blue, green, red, and white dragons are chromatic. The brass, bronze, copper, gold, and silver dragons are metallic.
Though their goals and ideals vary tremendously, all true dragons covet wealth, hoarding mounds of coins and gathering gems, jewels, and magic items. Dragons with large hoards are loath to leave them for long, venturing out of their lairs only to patrol or feed.
True dragons pass through four distinct stages of life, from lowly wyrmlings to ancient dragons, which can live for over a thousand years. In that time, their might can become unrivalled and their hoards can grow beyond price.
Dragon Age Categories
|Wyrmling||Medium||5 years or less|
|Ancient||Gargantuan||801 years or more|
Red dragons are vain, reflected in their proud, upright bearing and disdainful expression.
Their pupils fade as they age, until the oldest have eyes with the appearance of molten orbs.
An angry red may have flames licking up from eyes and nostrils—and an envelope of heat-shimmer around them.
Their frill and wings are an ashy blue or purple grey toward the edges, becoming darker with ages—nearly black on older specimens.
Reds smell like smoke and sulphur.
Blues are vain and territorial.
They are distinguished by their dramatic frilled ears and single, massive brow horn. They are also one of the best-adapted dragon breeds for digging into sand.
Their hides tend to hum and crackle faintly with built-up static electricity, and to emit small arcs of electricity. These effects intensify when the dragon is angry or about to attack.
They smell of ozone + sand.
Green Dragons at various ages
Black dragons are evil-tempered, cunning, and, malevolent. Their crafty, sinister faces reflect this.
They are sometimes known as “skull dragons” for their deeply socketed eyes and distinctinve nasal opening. Adding to this impression is the gradual deterioration of the hide around the horn base/cheekbone. This does no harm to the dragon but increases with age.
Black Dragon Identifiers
Among the smallest and least intelligent of dragonkind, most white dragons are simply animalistic predators.
Their faces express a hunter’s single-mindedness and ferocity rather than the shrewdness and insight of the more powerful evil dragons.
Their beaked, crested heads are distinctive.
(A crisp, faintly chemical odor).
White Dragon Identifiers