Uthriem Roliri, Brotherhood of the Forest in the Sindarin tongue, is a covert brotherhood of human woodsmen and rangers intent on protecting the wilderness and its wildlife. The group was founded by followers of Siem in the foothills of the Sorkin Mountains in the second century TR as a reaction to the depredations committed by gargun.
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Barbarians of Hârn
The deep forests of Hârn are home to eighteen tribal nations. Although civilized Hârnians look down on them as backward, most tribesmen have more freedom and leisure time than manorial peasants. However, much of that spare time must be spent sharpening spears and fletching arrows because the tribal wilderness is a more dangerous place than the manor.
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The Jarin people were the first human inhabitants of Hârn. Many of the barbarian tribes of Hârn are of Jarin blood and small pockets of civilized Jarin can be found in Evael (kingdom of the elves) and Azadmere (land of the dwarves). Most civilized Jarin, however, live in the Kingdom of Orbaal, where they struggle under the rule of the Ivinian vikings who invaded northern Hârn during... [click here for more]
Hyvrik is the name given to the legendary red and white checkered shield of Larani, goddess of chivalry and battle. Just as Hyvrik protects the "Unwilling Warrior" from her foes, so does this order of her priesthood seek to protect her followers. The Order of Hyvrik is the main arm of the Laranian Church in western Hârn and stands as a spiritual bulwark against the churches of Agrik and Morgath... [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]
Benevolence, compassion, and industriousness are the hallmarks of the Order of the Balm of Joy, the female clerical order of the Peonian Church. Serving as both complement and counterpoint to the all-male Irreproachable Order, the sisters of the Balm of Joy contribute to the root mission of the Peonian Church in ways that are more secular and temporal than spiritual and dogmatic. The chief aim of the... [click here for more]