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  • Occident

    *Occident* is one of the two continents of the Old World in [[Meier]]. It is home to four major powers, [[Arcland]], [[Gard]], [[Lasant]], and [[Urst]], as well as a number of vassals and smaller states. h3. History Humanoid life has surely been …

  • dragons

    *Dragons*, mightiest of [[Meier]]'s mortal creatures, are the rulers of the Old World. Each of the 10 major nations of the world is ruled by a different type of dragon. This page is about the 5 metallic and 5 chromatic dragon breeds, which are the only …

  • Harven dynasty

    The *Harven dynasty* was the name used by [[Harvanuento]], the great wyrm silver [[dragons|dragon]] who ruled [[Lasant]] from the signing of The Pact in 0 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]] to his natural death in 231 OC. For the sake of continuity, official …

  • Silverstream History

    In the [[Age of Conflict]] after the [[Gideon|Gideon Empire]] fell, the whole of [[Occident]] was at war with itself. Into this dark age came the [[dragons]], each brood of which selected a single nation for their own. The silver dragons chose the …

  • Boca Freemund

    *Boca Freemund* (274 - 328) was a [[Gard|Gardish]] explorer credited with the discovery of an enormous island chain far to the south of [[Occident]]. Little is known about Freemund's early life, except that he was born in [[Chester]] in 274 [[ …

  • Maximel

    *Maximel* (369-400 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]) was the founder of the [[Triune Religion]]. A human female from [[Arfàn]], she claimed to have received a series of revelations about the mystical connection between the goddesses [[Hiropeh]], [[Lotheria]], …

  • The Pact

    *The Pact* is a four-way treaty signed between the major powers of [[Occident]] about four and a half centuries ago. The historic accord is today recognized as the end of the [[Age of Conflict]] and the beginning of the modern age, and is the basis for …

  • Tígiama

    *Tígiama* is a small island located in the [[Bocan Islands|Bocans]]. It is known for being the final resting place of [[Boca Freemund]], the explorer for whom the Bocan Islands are named. In 323 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], Boca Freemund set sail from …

  • Idiya

    *Idiya* is an ancient [[Occident|Occidental]] civilization, predating even the empire of [[Gideon]]. Scholars place its founding well before 2500 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]], and its dissolution into separate kingdoms no later than 1700 BP. Modern …

  • Lubentia Vibe

    The _*Lubentia Vibe*_ is a mythical [[artifact]]. According to a rather esoteric legend, the _Lubentia Vibe_ was responsible for the absolute subjugation of the [[Gideon|Gideon Empire]] in the last years of its life. Although the myth does not …

  • Complete History of Dragons

    This account details the complete history of dragons, and their long and tumultuous relationships with the humanoid people, as compiled by [[Bildhardt]] the [[cryptohistorians|Cryptohistorian]] and updated by later authors. His writings are by no means …

  • Age of Conflict

    The *Age of Conflict* was a roughly four-centuries long period in [[Occident]] between the abrupt collapse of the [[Gideon|Empire of Gideon]] and the signing of [[The Pact]] in 0 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. At the period's depth, no fewer than 500 …

  • Gideon

    The *Empire of Gideon* was a continent-spanning civilization which collapsed centuries ago, in 417 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]]. At its height, Gideon stretched from its eastern capital of [[Gideon City]] to the west coast of [[Occident]], now part of [[ …

  • Bildhardt

    *Bildhardt*, often called *Bildhardt the Cryptohistorian*, was the pen name of an unknown author who probably lived in [[Gideon City]] at least 100 years ago, probably between 300 and 350 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. According to his own writings, he was a …

  • The Astron

    *The Astron* is a fortress built atop Mount Gala in the [[Tapuachian Mountains]]. Archaeologists date it to the late [[Gideon|Gideon Empire]] period, about a thousand years ago. It is not clear what the fortress is actually protecting, though, as it's not …

  • Date and Timeline

    h2. Current Date The current date is *Duober 23, 478* [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. h2. Notable Dates Throughout History All dates are given using the BP/OC style; see [[Occidental Calendar]] for more information. * ca. *4000 BP*[1]: The …

  • History of Gideon City

    The *History of Gideon City* begins with the rise of the [[Gideon|Empire of Gideon]] sometime around 1200 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]] (according to most historians). The city was originally ruled by a republic where only the upper class was allowed to vote …

  • Myth of Princess Peak

    The following *Myth of Princess Peak* has been told and retold in [[Urbield]] for uncounted generations. h3. The Myth Ages ago, a terrible pit fiend from Hell decided he wanted to carve out an evil kingdom for himself in the mortal world. So he …

  • Gul Eeron Vort

    *Gul Eeron Vort* (born c. 1175 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]], died c. 1100 BP) was a nobleman, senator, dictator, and dark wizard who ruled the Empire of [[Gideon]] with absolute power for 12 years. His death at the hands of a band of heroes marked the …

  • Sacking of Dragonfall

    The *Sacking of Dragonfall* was an event that took place from Unumber 29, 464 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. Pirates from [[Gideon City]] captured and looted the town of [[Dragonfall]] in a sneak nighttime raid. The [[Archmages]] recaptured less than a month …

  • Moscath

    *Moscath* (about 300 - 428 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]), also known as Prophet Moscath, was the half-elven founder of Vaunaun [[Syncretism]]. Arriving on the shore of [[Vaunoo]] in 325, he began preaching a new religion that combined the tropes and images …

  • The Campaign of 471 OC (Spring 2015)

    The year is 471 OC, and evil brews in Gard. The disappearance of Nursetrail almost goes unnoticed amid the back-drop of regional hostility and volatile peace talks. A small band of adventurers goes to investigate, each drawn by a different motive... …

  • The Golden Instruments of Amatti

    The *Golden Instruments of Amatti* are four: the horn, the bell, the fiddle, and the lute. They seem to be made out of solid gold. Each of them has a fantastic, perfect musical quality to it. h3. Mythology The Golden Instruments were created by the …

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