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  • Army of the Great King

    While the [[Great Kingdom]] fields several armies at any one time, one is privileged by the title "Army of the Great King." Nubmering perhaps 25000 soldiers, plus numerous support positions, this army is led by the [[Great King]] in person whenever …

  • Outer One

    The world has its [[gods]], and there is speculation that the Outer Ones are gods on their own, distant worlds. Whatever they case, these beings are not completely part of the world on which [[Afyon]] exists, and are able to influence events only through …

  • Tousalarian

    The native language of [[Tousalar's Empire]], spoken by most humans and gnomes, who are refugees from the God-King [[Tousalar]], or the descendants of the same. Most often encountered in the south and east of [[Afyon]].

  • Council of Captains

    The ruling body of [[Viir]], comprised of all those who personally sail a ship that they own. Absentee owners do not earn the right to sit in the Council, nor do those that sail ships owned by others. A minimum tonnage is also required, though it can be …

  • Fae Veil

    The name given by the [[alfar]] for the not always stable demarcation between the mundane world and the Fae-touched areas of the world. All alfar born within this Veil are [[eladrin]], while all those born outside are either [[elves]] or [[half elves]]. …

  • Languages

    There are several major languages in [[Afyon]]: Common: the language of [[hobgoblins]], [[tieflings]], [[goblins]], [[bugbears]] and the [[Starbreed]], and the second language of [[dwarves]]. Also spoken by many others. [[Alfar]]: Language of [[ …

  • Nameless Fire

    The [[Infernal]] [[Outer One]] who is served by the [[Vicars]] of [[Carnelian]]. It is known to be fond of flames, and services to it are often conducted among burning braziers. It does not seek to take other warlocks beyond its Vicar and any trainees …

  • Mirror of the Heavens

    A [[Celestial]] [[Outer One]], associated with the city of [[Viir]]. The Mirror of the Heavens is concerned with, so far as mortals can determine, the ways in which the stars are reflected on earth. It has a number of warlocks serving it, which are …

  • Celestial

    A type of [[Outer One]], those associated with the stars, and whose dark powers are the most mysterious. While the other types seek dominance, or the expansion of their realms, few can even guess what purposes the Celestials have for intervening through …

  • Infernal

    A type of [[Outer One]], those who are from other realities that would be described as evil by folk of [[Afyon]]. And yet, those who serve as their [[Vicars]] are not required, seemingly, to be evil, though the majority of them, it must be admitted, are …

  • First Veiling

    An event which occurred some nine-hundred years ago, when the Faewild first burst into existance in [[Afyon]], taking place at the site of [[Sylea]] and in other, smaller areas throughout the western portions of Afyon. Hundreds or thousands of [[eladrin …

  • Rustling Wings of Silver Skies

    A [[Fae]][[Outer One]], connected to the city of [[Dun Lugail]] and the person of [[Julian Dosto]]. This Outer One has only ever had one Vicar, so there is little known about it, because Julian has kept all information to himself. If there are other …

  • Second Veiling

    Much like the [[First Veiling]], only far more massive, the Second Veiling occurred somewhat less than five hundred years ago. Over the course of two years, pockets of the Faewild burst forth in many different locations, including [[Rhodain]], [[Dun …

  • Fae

    Both the generic term for those things which come from the Faewild and are most often found within [[Fae Veil]]s, and the specific term for a type of [[Outer One]]. These Outer Ones are believed to be powers within the Faewild who are not satisfied with …

  • Stars are Eyes

    The [[Celestial]] [[Outer One]] associated with the [[Vicars]] of the ciy of [[Dalian]]. It is thought that this Outer One might be some sort of collective being, but as with all the Outer Ones, little is known.

  • Cruelty

    A completely alien [[Celestial]][[Outer One]], who drives its [[Vicars]] to make sacrifices extraordinarily foul. Cruelty seems to delight, or perhaps only to need, the suffering of others for some sort of satisfaction. This Outer One is known to have …

  • Shattered Jewel

    [[Fae]] [[Outer One]] associated with the city of [[Rhodain]], and filled with hatred for the rival Outer One of [[Sylea]], [[Ebony Madness of the Clear Midnight]]. This being is known to have no more than five disciples at once, and often less, all of …

  • Ebony Madness of the Clear Midnight

    [[Fae]] [[Outer One]] associated with [[Sylea]], and bitter rival of the Outer One of [[Rhodain]], [[Shattered Jewel]]. Ebony Madness is a wild thing, it is known, prone to strange fits and passions, and seems only constant in its great, seemingly …

  • Dark Sorrows

    The first publicly known [[Outer One]], associated with the city of [[Susteen]]. Little else is known of the being, save that it seems willing to be cold and calculating.