Talas Campaign Setting: Glossary

Talas Campaign Setting: Glossary

 

A

 

  Adrune: Was the god of the Arkand, he was slain by a fallen angel.

 

  Amberlight: A small country.

 

  Amberwood: A cursed forest on the continent of Kivinaa.

 

  Arabay: A kingdom.

 

  Arkand: Was the homeworld of the Arkand, before the death of the god Adrune. The people of Arkand fled the loss of their homeworld to the forces of darkness and evil in the distant past and colonized the world of Ord.

 

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C

 

  Cairnwood: A forest and kingdom, home to half-elves.

 

  Citlalpol: Is the small continent on the world of Ord.

 

  Council of Lords: A body of nobles and their spokespersons that advises the Emperor of Talas, They also help to set standards, laws, and taxation within the empire.

 

  Cromwulf: Is the god worshiped by the people of the kingdom of Thule. His symbol is a warhammer whoose head is shaped to look like a running wolf.

  

D

 

  Dahabma Ocean: Is the southern ocean on the planet Ord.

 

  Darastrix Caex: Was the name of the three dragon generals who led the war against the elves in ancient times.

 

  Darastrix Vaecaesin War: A series of wars fought between the elves and dragons in ancient days.

 

  Dragon Sea: Is a sea surrounded by the continent of Kivinaa on three sides.

 

E

 

  Endless Ocean: An large body of water that lies between the continents of Sume and Kivnaa.

 

  Esherdon, Simon: High Caster of Talas, and current grand master of the Knights of the Ring.   

 

  Eternal Sea: The Eternal sea runs along the northern coast of the continent of Kivinaa.

 

  Eye of Ryth, The: The largest of the planet Ord's five moons. Legend holds that the god Ryth gave his right eye to watch over the world during the Godswar and those who fall beneath its light are shown for their true nature. This is the moon that effects the lycanthropic cycle on Ord.

 

F

 

  Far Realm, The: Is another dimension outside of the standard multiverse. It is the place that abberant creatures originate from and is the home to a powerful race known as the Mythosians.

  

  Fenbango Sea: A body of water that lies between Longlu and Sume.

  

  Fey Isles: An island chain that lies in the Eternal Sea.

 

  Fire Sea: A body of water that lies between the continents of Kivinaa and Kherra.

 

  Frostholme: A kingdom of evil frost giants on the continent of Isenord.

  

G

 

  Goblinheim: A goblin kingdom in the north.

 

  Gothica: A large country in western Kivinaa.

 

  Grey Kingdom, The: A kingdom ruled over by ogres.

 

H

 

  Heartshire: A halfing country on the continent of Kivinaa.

 

  High King: An ancient title given to the leader of an alliance of kingdoms during times of great crisis or war.

 

  Highland: One of the three kingdoms of the Fey Isles

 

I

 

  Isenord: Is the northern most continent on the planet of Ord.

 

  Isensyd: Is the southern most continent on the planet of Ord.

 

  Ivinrea, Magi: An elven noble and war veteran.

 

J

 

K

 

  Kivinaa: A continent on the world of Ord, the name is the Kivinaa word meaning The Stone Lands.

 

  Kivinaaite: A race of humans native to the world of Ord and the continent of Kivinaa. Also the name of the native language spoken by the people of Kivinaa.

 

 Kherra: Is a desert continent on the world of Ord.

 

L

 

  Longlu: A continent on the world of Ord.

 

M

 

  Mishi Ocean: The Mishi Ocean lies between the continent of Longlu and Sume.

 

  Mourning Sea: Is the name of the sea that lies along eastern coast of Kivinaa. The area of the Mourning Sea used to be a land bridge connecting Longlu and Kivinaa. The land bridge was destroyed during the final DarastrixVaecaesin War.

 

  Mythosians: Are a race of powerful aberrant beings that are as powerful as the gods. They come from the Far Realm.

 

N

 

  Nishaazameen: Is a continent on the world of Ord.

  

  Nordvann Ocean: Is the name of the northern artic ocean on the planet of Ord.

 

  Nova: Is one of the primordial gods of Ord. Her symbol is the sun. Nova is also the name of the Star that the planet Ord circles.

 

O

 

  Olde World, The: How the Arkand refer to their now lost homeworld.

 

  Ord: Second planet circling the star Nova.

 

P

 

  Phoenix Iles, The: A highly volcanic chain of islands in the Dragon Sea. It is home to a race of Minotaurs.

 

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R

 

  Riechtenstein: A kingdom on the continenet of Kivinaa.

 

  Rift Sea: An inland sea in the southwest of the continent of Kivinaa.

 

  Ryth: Is one of the primordial gods of Ord, He is the god of justice and death. Ryth's symbol is the full moon.

 

S

 

  Sainted Sea: A body of water that is surrounded on three sides by the continent of Kivinaa. It opens out into the Endless Ocean.

 

  Silverstar, Lance: A heroic knight and war veteran.

 

  Sume: Is a large continent in the west on the world of Ord.

 

T

 

Tal: Kivinaa word meaning deep water.

 

Talas: Multiple entries, see below

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  Emperor Julian Talas I: First Emperor of the Empire of Talas

  High King, Orius Talas: First grand master and founder of the Knights of the Ring, was appointed as High King to lead the armies of the first crusade on Ord.

  River, Talas: original name Tal the Kivinaaite word meaning deep water. Renamed by King Myos II to honor the founding of his brothers kingdom to the south, as the river linked the two kingdoms.

 

Thule: A kingdom on the southern part of the continent of Isenord.

 

Trapped Sea: An inland sea in the northwest of Kivinaa.

 

True Ring, The: A holy artifact that united the primordial and titan churches. Its current location is unknown.

 

U

 

V

 

Vrin: A family mask worn by nobles or their appointed spokesperson in the Council of Lords.

 

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