Glory to the Flames

     “His lord father had been whispering, Glory to the Flames, the official prayer of their father god, Fuocos. He was begging the god to release his son’s power from its chains and bless Marcus with the blood gift of House Diagon. To release the fire that laid dormant within the veins of his…

The Relic of House Windermere

The Quill of Prayers is the divine relic of House Windermere. It was given to the first Lady of House Windermere – Latonya the Loyal Heart – by their mother goddess, Avani, after the War of the Gods came to a victorious end. According to legends, Avani had chosen to give the Quill of Prayers to…

The Relic of House Diagon

 “And there, lying upon its blacken palm, is a glove of rubies.      The courtiers gasp. Even after all this time – after all of the burnings and punishments and purges – they have never lost their feeling of awe at the sight of it.” The divine relic of House Diagon, the Glove of Fuocos…

Pixies and Sprites

Famous for their cherubic faces and child-like voices, pixies and sprites are known as the Woodland Children, due to making their homes in hollowed trees and their love a bathing in the rivers. But do not let their innocent faces and kind voices deceive you. For pixies and sprites can be fierce and ferocious creatures, ones who…

The Three Relics of House Blackwood

Unlike the other Grand Houses of Vahalia, who have all been gifted one divine relic by their parent god, House Blackwood has been gifted with three. When the War of the Gods came to a victorious end and the Grand Houses were created, Kivoc gifted House Blackwood with three vials of his essence, which he gave…

The Tale of Tatiana

A tale of triumph and heartbreak, of perseverance and retribution, of love and revenge, the Tale of Tatiana is a story to warm the hearts of the kind and warn the souls of the cruel. And it all started three thousand years ago, in a magnificent realm located deep within the northeastern region of the…

The High Lords of Vahalia

The most powerful men of Vahalia, the High Lords of the past have gained fame throughout all of the Original World due to their eccentric nature and their desire to reach their goals above all others. They look to the gods for guidance and they look to the gods for forgiveness. High Lord Gorkem Morgen (r.193 AS…

The Relic of House Morgen

The Golden Luniox is the relic of House Morgen. The divine relic was given to Arslan Morgen, the first High Lord of House Morgen – known also as the High House – at the end of the War of the Gods. The mother goddess of House Morgen, Calypso, was said to have given the Golden Luniox to…

The Ladies of House Navarre

Throughout the history of the Kingdom of Vahalia, men have been viewed and thought of as the more dominant of the sexes. Men are the ones who wield the power and men are the ones who have gained the glory. Men have created empires and men have struck entire kingdoms to their knees. But the…

The Relic of House Marlowe

Able to deliver immeasurable strength to its wielder and never miss a target, the Ax of Oralla is the divine relic of House Marlowe. Given to Siguard the Scarred – who gained his name for the scars along his back that were given to him after he was captured and whipped by enemy forces –  the Ax…

Anne’s Song

“Brava!” he shouted. “Brava, my Anne!”      From on top of the moss-covered boulder, his youngest daughter – his sweet little songbird – looks to him and smiles, blooming like a rose under his praise.      “Please, my darling.” He smiles at her in encouragement. “Sing for me! Lighten your old papa’s heart with your…