The Big Light

These rebels wished for the gods to return to the Realm of Luna – the realm that was created by the Big Light and where all gods were created and born – and separate from the original beings. Occurring over 5 billion years ago, the Big Light was the legacy of the eight colossal battles that…

The Battle of Coals

     Abigail’s marriage is the legacy of the Battle of Coals and was created to solidify the alliance between their two realms. On the morning of September 23, 7013 AS, hundreds of torches were lit across the coast of the Calipso Sea, signify an oncoming attack by sea. The Applani Armada was thirty miles from the Kingdom…

The Gods and Goddesses

The original race had no kings or lords of their own race. We were ruled by, Gandos, the king of the gods, and the eight gods of the Lunar Council. Like most omniscient beings, the gods and goddesses of the Original World play a light hand in the actions of the original people – having…

The Battle of Flames

Fought in 7007 AS, the Battle of Flames was the final epic battle that took place in the War of Blood, ending the war fought between House Diagon and House Navarre. It all began when the newly anointed Lord Diagon, Marcus Diagon, sent a letter to Lord Viktor Navarre. In that letter, Marcus demanded that Viktor…

Cruowolves

Also known as blood wolves, cruowolves are the most mysterious creatures in the Original World, for they are both man and beast. Origin  Created by a coven of witches in 1204 AS, the first cruowolves were once normal men and woman, who were said to live in a small village in the Marlowe Realm. These men and…

The Five Purges of Vahalia

The purges were House Diagon’s greatest act, for they helped to cleanse the Kingdom of Vahalia from non-originals and their non-believing souls, thus allowing for the gods and goddess to bless their kingdom. The Five Purges of Vahalia was a series of huntings that led to the extinction of mythical creatures in the Kingdom of Vahalia….

Taiya’s Fig Bread

     “Yes”, said Taiya, softly. The younger woman’s smile widens and she takes a small bite of fig bread slathered in thick sweet butter. Her friend loves her sweet butter. Almost as much as she loves her black tea. “You’re right, my lady. You did.” Due to the high price of figs, which are imported…

The Lords and Ladies of House Blackwood

Known as the Blacksmiths of Vahalia, House Blackwood is famous for producing Lords and Ladies who sit on opposite sides of the spectrum, for a Blackwood ruler is either the cruelest of the cruel or the kindest of the kind. However, the history of Vahalia has shown that, whether kind or cruel, Blackwood rulers are…

Ogres

Known for their low intelligence and fancy for caterpillar tea, Ogres are the gentle giants of the eastern wetlands. Origin  Created two-hundred years before the War of the Gods, the ogres are the offsprings of the Forest Giants of the East and Lokkus, the River God. While swimming in the river that flowed through the wetlands…

Lady Blackwood’s Black Tea

     “Rising from his kneel, the servant picks up the iron teapot from the center of the table and pours the dark, blackish, tea into her cup. It’s thicker than water and comes out slow. He’s careful not to spill a drop of the steaming liquid as he fills the cup to the rim….

The Blackwood Fury

Alas, the gods had seen it fit to taint his eldest brother with the Blackwood Fury and chain his other brother to the madness. Call it a curse or a sickness, the Blackwood Fury has affected the members of House Blackwood since the conception of Lord Edmund the Crow, bring forth a legacy of destruction and…

The Blood Plague

The Blood Plague is the deadliest disease to ever touch the Original World. During its multiple outbreaks, the Blood Plague resulted in the deaths of an estimated 30 to 125 million people. It most greatly affected the Vahalia Kingdom, Applani Kingdom, and the Eslandia Queendom. During later stages of the Blood Plague, the disease went on…