The Bull Ring Tavern is located in the cellar of a nondescript warehouse in the Kobar District, home to many of Shiran's poorer residents. Although most popular with ordinary folk, the Bull Ring is also frequented by members of wealthy land-owning clans seeking a taste of the forbidden. Some patrons appreciate the poor illumination and the lack of questions as long as one’s coin is good. Some... [click here for more]
Glenoth is an island located midway between the islands of Ikom and Melderyn. The island's only major settlement lies on the east coast of the island.
Around 700 BT, a Jmorvian chantry was established on the island by scholars from Emelrene who wished to study the structures of the enigmatic Henge Culture. There is some evidence that the local basalt is susceptible to receiving and maintaining... [click here for more]
Rethem is a feudal kingdom in western Hârn. Founded less than 100 years ago, the Kingdom of Rethem is the latest stage in a bloody evolution that started with Corani imperial conquest and passed through Morgathian revolt, barbarian conquest, Agrikan ascendancy, and a brutal attempt at feudalism by force. The political situation is still far from settled and the threat of civil war looms over... [click here for more]
Chivalry, honor, and duty are characteristics of the Order of the Checkered Shield, a fighting order dedicated to the goddess Larani, the Shieldmaiden of the Worthy Cause. The knights and men-at-arms of the Checkered Shield are renowned for their individual and collective military prowess and for upholding the ideals of Laranianism. The order is sponsored by the clerics of the Order of Hyvrik and is... [click here for more]
Selvos castle is the seat of the Earl of Selvos in northwest Kanday. Seized in 695 from Rethem during Ezar's War, it is a rich fishing port and one of the few safe harbors along the rugged western coast of Hârn.
Although officially at peace with Rethem for over twenty years, raiding and skirmishing continues along the nearby frontier. Agents of Rethem, and political intrigue between hawks and... [click here for more]
The Silver Way sets a new standard for trade route articles. The history and economic importance of the Silver Way are covered with detailed sections about each day's march and nightly campsite.
The Silver Way is the only road into the ancient and wealthy Kingdom of Azadmere. It is one of four major trade routes that converge on Tashal, and one of the most important trade routes... [click here for more]
The ruins of Traketh Manor lie in the Thicesund Forest three leagues southwest of the Silver Way's Three Valley Gap campsite. Traketh is just one of many now-forgotten settlements of the Kingdom of Serelind that were lost in the upheavals of the Migration Wars. The manor has been abandoned for around five centuries and the encroaching forest has erased most traces of the settlement. What remains of... [click here for more]