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  • Occidental Calendar

    The *Occidental Calendar*, or *OC*, is the calendar used in the [[Occident]], one of the two major continents in the north of [[Meier]]. It is currently 471 OC. (N.B. To relate this date to others in recent history or see the current date, see [[Date and …

  • 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 …

  • Arcland

    *Arcland* is one of the four great [[Occident|Occidental]] empires, ruled by blue [[dragons]]. It is the largest in population and second-largest in land area of the four kingdoms. It is also the richest kingdom, as it was the first to settle the [[Bocan …

  • Lasant

    The queendom of Lasant is one of the four great [[Occident|Occidental]] empires. Ruled by silver dragons, it has since 231 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], been composed of three queendoms which share a common matriarch. It is located in the west of [[Occident …

  • Gard

    The Empire of *Gard* is one of the four major empires of [[Occident]], ruled by brass [[dragons]]. It occupies the eastern portion of the continent, plus several growing colonies in the [[Bocan Islands]] and [[Freedland]]. Ruled by Emperor [[Rommestilanis …

  • Hidden Hoard

    The *Hidden Hoard* is a secret organization organized by the [[dragons]]. It is spread across the entire Old World, and has a few agents in the New World as well. Outside of its own members, very few have ever heard of the organization, and even fewer …

  • 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 …

  • Sour Scourge

    The *Sour Scourge* is a notorious terrorist organization targeting slavers and slave-owners throughout [[Occident]] and the [[Bocan Islands]]. The Scourge is well-established and apparently well-funded, though the nature of its funding is completely …

  • 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 …

  • cryptohistorians

    *Cryptohistorian* is a blanket term used for anyone who studies secrets of [[Meier]]'s history or purports to have secret historical knowledge. Originally intended derogatorily, like "conspiracy theorist," cryptohistorians have come to embrace the name. …

  • 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 [[ …

  • Urst

    *Urst* is one of the four great powers that rules over [[Occident]]. Urst, despite being located in the cold north, is ruled by the fiery red [[dragons]] -- because Urst is one of the only places in the Old World with active volcanoes. Because it has no …

  • Kisko

    *Kisko* is a dwarven kingdom located in and beneath the [[Tapuachian Mountains]] in northwestern [[Occident]]. It has an independent government, but has for a long time been a close ally of its neighbor [[Lasant]]. h3. Leadership The king of Kisko …

  • Tapuachian Mountains

    The *Tapuachian Mountains* are a large mountain range that extends from the northwest of [[Occident]] down to the center of the continent. The nations of [[Kisko]] and [[Noriox]] are contained entirely in the mountains, as well as parts of [[Arcland]] and …

  • 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 …

  • Stonecircle

    The *Stonecircle* is an ancient secret society dedicated to protecting [[Meier]] from interference by extraplanar beings. The society has existed for something like 800 years, and was once a large enough organization to threaten entire kingdoms. Nowadays, …

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