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  • Checkered Shield

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! The western chivalrous fighting order of the Church of [[Larani]]. The Order of the Checkered Shield is sponsored by the clerical [[ …

  • Larani

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! _Lady of the Flowing Red, Guardian of Dolithor, Shield Maiden to Hyvrik, Protector of the Brave, The Unwilling Warrior, The Lady of …

  • Hyvrik

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! The [[Larani]] clerical order that sponsors the [[Checkered Shield]] fighting order. Head-quartered in [[Aleath]], the order was …

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  • Arcane Lore

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! A loose association of scholars whose studies and practices involve esoteric knowledge. Some arcanists practice magic (See [[Shek-P'var]]) some are …

  • Setara of Setha Heath

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! In the early days of the [[Theocracy of Tekhos | Theocracy]] when the populace was fleeing between warlords, a small family lost its way and drew the …

  • Copper Hook

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! An Agrikan fighting order established in 623 under the sponsorship of the clerical order, [[Fuming Gate]]. After several decades of aimless pillage …

  • Khuzdul

    |... Back to [[Culture]] | [[Home Page]] |!http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/177910/discretionary.png(Discretionary)!| The dwarves of Hârn are as materialistic as the [[Sindarin]] are spiritual. They bear a superficial resemblance to humans but …

  • Sindarin

    |... Back to [[Culture]] | [[Home Page]] |!http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/177910/discretionary.png(Discretionary)!| The elves of Hârn physically resemble humans but tend to be slim, slightly shorter, graceful, and fair of face. Most humans …

  • Peoni

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! _The Restorer and Bringer of Life, Maker of Balms, Lady of Truth, Daughter of White Virtue, Guardian of the Meek, Lady of the Ripe Harvest, Confidant …

  • Fuming Gate

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! An Agrikan clerical order that sponsors the fighting order, the [[Copper Hook | Copper Hook]]. The Fuming Gate's only major temple is in Golotha. …

  • Nadia's Song

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)!

    There were two sisters side by side, sing aye dum, sing aye day …

  • Nuzyael

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The first month of the year by [[Calendar | Tuzyn Reckoning]]; named after the moon [[Yael]], it is the first month of spring. When the calendar was …

  • Sheep Farming

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)!Wool is one of the primary exports from [[Selvos | Selvos]] and western Hârn and one of the few commodities that Lythia imports in significant quantities …

  • Spring's Day

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The festival of the new year in Harn is called Spring's day. Typically it is a day of accounting, when tally sticks are verified and the stored grain …

  • Vernal equinox

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! An equinox occurs twice a year (around 1 [[Nuzyael]] and 1 [[Azura]]), when the tilt of the planet's axis is inclined neither away from nor towards the …

  • Lesser Sapelah

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! A monthly low mass for [[Peoni]]; this ceremony typically takes place in the evening, after the day's labours are done. The ritual includes spoken …

  • Velere

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! This is an example of a [[Save K'nor | Save K'norian]] temple common ritual (Velere), one which all adherents to the religion are …

  • Save K'nor

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! _Sage of the Gods; Lord of Jesters, Puzzles, and Mazes; Mixer of Potions and Elixirs; Keeper of the Var-Hyvrak; The Lost Guide._ …

  • Soratir

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! A tri-monthly lay mass of the [[Larani|Laranian church]]. The soratir is attended by all soldiers and knights of Larani. The temples front ranks …

  • Morgath

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! _Tormentor of the Unlamented Dead, Master of the Principle of Evil, Lord of the Gulmorvrin, Wielder of the Shadow, Wreaker of Chaos._ Morgath is …

  • Shesneala Day

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! The monthly lay mass is held on the 7th day of each month, and is called Shesneala Day by [[Halea | Haleans]]. Details of this ritual …

  • Larane

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The fifth month of the [[Calendar | Tuzyn Reckoning]] calender, named after the goddess [[Larani]]. Larane is the midsummer month. h3. Medieval …

  • Bera

    The Bera is a 64' [[Dak]] !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1394434539(discretionary.png)! |*Home Port*|Janera, [[Trierizon]]| |*Owner (Distant)*|Mantis Jorher| |*Crew*|26 men (5 officers, 21 …

  • Fitacore

    The Fitacore is a 45' double-hulled [[Dak]]. !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1394434539(discretionary.png)! |Home Port|Chyrefal, Melderyn| |Owner (Distant)|The white hand| |Crew| | | …

  • Yaelah

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The day of the full moon, the fifteenth day of each month. The day is special to [[Peoni]] and [[Halea]] for rituals involving fertility, and to [[ …

  • Siem

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! _Master of the Lords of Dream, Lord of the Thrice-Blessed Realm, King of the Uttermost West, Spirit of the Sundered Ones, Bringer of Blessed …

  • Ilvir

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! _Master of Araka-Kalai, Brooder in the Blasted Plains, Serpent that Dwells Below, Accursed Lord of the Barren Cycle, Prince of the …

  • Naveh

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! _Lord of the Pitch Shadows, Master of Deceit and Evil Dreams, Lord of the Last Illusion, The Merchant of Death, Unseen Lifter of Lives, Trancer the …

  • Sarajin

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! _King of the Icy Wind, Lord of the Perilous Quest, Wielder of the Blooded Axe, Master of Frosty Climes, the Gray Slayer._ Sarajin …

  • Chahryn

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! !(media-item-align-left)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/266252/Chahryn.png?1385328610(Chahryn.png)!Clan Chahryn has served the …

  • Nolus

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The fourth month by [[Tuzyn Reckoning]]. Named after the sun, [[Nolomar]], it is the first month of summer. h3. Medieval calendar Between the hectic …

  • Degrees of Nyardath

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! These are the thirteen ritual ceremonies to which attendance is restricted to the priesthood. Each ritual, or "degree", is more difficult and …

  • Shadryn-Vars

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! This is the low ritual of the Morgathian church. Masses are held on the 26th of each month, the day when the night sky enters its darkest quarter …

  • Tuzyn Reckoning

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The calender now used throughout Hârn takes the foundation of the Kingdom of [[Melderyn]] as its Year 1. Tuzyn Reckoning was devised in 130 by Tuzyn of …

  • Peonu

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The second month of the year by [[Tuzyn Reckoning]]; named after the goddess [[Peoni]], it falls in the middle of spring. h2. Medieval calender …

  • Misc

  • Azura

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The seventh month of the year by [[Tuzyn Reckoning | Tuzyn Reckoning]] is named after the [[Azure bowl]], a symbol of the god [[Siem | Siem]]. Azura is …

  • Greater Sapelah

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! A monthly high mass for [[Peoni]]; it starts on the 14th of each month and continues until the evening of the 17th. Typically the days involve seasonal …

  • Kelen

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The third month of Tuzyn Reckoning, thought to be named for [[Kelestia]]. Kelen is the last month of spring. h3. Medieval calendar Haymaking was …

  • Ilvin

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The tenth month of the Tuzyn Reckoning calender; named after the god [[Ilvir]], Ilvin is the first month of winter. h2. Winter workings Througout …

  • Agrazhar

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The sixth month of the year by Tuzyn Reckoning, named for the [[Agrik|god Agrik]]; it is the last month of summer. h3. Medieval calendar If poor …

  • Halane

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! A mid-autumn month, the eighth month in the [[Tuzyn Reckoning]] calender, named after the goddess [[Halea]]. h3. Medieval calendar This is the …

  • Savor

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The ninth month of the year by [[Tuzyn Reckoning]]; named for the god [[Save K'nor]], it is the last month of autumn. h3. medieval calendar By …

  • Navek

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The eleventh month of the year by [[Tuzyn Reckoning]]; it is named for the deity Naveh and falls in mid-winter. h2. medieval calendar Whatever …

  • Morgat

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The twelfth and last month of the year by [[Tuzyn Reckoning]]. Named after the deity [[Morgath|Morgath, God]], it is the last month of winter. h2. …

  • Green Owls

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! Founded in 684, the Green Owls are one of the best mercenary units on Harn. All men are knights, hand picked from the younger sons of the nobility. …

  • Kand

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! !(media-item-align-left)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/266254/Kand.PNG?1385328720(Kand.PNG)!The ruling house of the [[Kanday|Kingdom of Kanday …

  • Groups

  • Guilds

  • The Mangai

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! A guild is a group of craftsmen banded together to control economic activity in specific trades or professions. Throughout [[Harn]] and western [[ …

  • Fruke's Angels

    | Back to [[Groups]] | [[Culture]] | [[Main Page | Main Page]] | !(media-item-align-none)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! | Due to the proximity of [[Rethem]] to the valuable iron mines (in [[Ilikur]], the …

  • Yaelmor

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The day of the new moon, the thirtieth and last day of each month by Tuzyn Reckoning. Yaelmor is scared to [[Siem]] ([[Night of Silent Renewal]] ( …

  • Night of Silent Renewal

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! The night of silent renewal always occurs on [[Yaelmor | Yaelmor]]. [[Siem]]’s rituals are highly individualistic, but are typically …

  • Sayings

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)!A Dozen Good Ways to Say What You Mean And Mean What you Say. h2. Dolithor/Ak-Syst h3. Common Definition Invoking the name of heaven/hell is as …

  • Coins

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)!The common currency is the silver penny (a dram of silver, or 1/16th of an ounce). The silver penny can be divided into quarters (called farthings). | …

  • Tourney

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The [[Selvos]] Tourney runs from 11-17 [[Larane]]. The week before the tourney is a time of great change. The commons is filled with tents and a …

  • Dezenaka

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! The most important ritual to Naveh, it is performed on the night of the new moon. The priests, high on hallucinogens, are said to consort with …

  • Frukes Angels

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! Due to the proximity of [[Rethem]] to the valuable iron mines, the Miner's Guild employs a small band of mercenaries lead by [[:captain-frukes-of- …

  • Races

  • The Spear of Shattered Sorrow

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! The Larani clerical order that sponsors the fighting order, [[Lady of Paladins]] restricts its operations to eastern [[Harn]], as …

  • Lady of Paladins

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177910/discretionary.png?1357692349(discretionary.png)! A fighting order of the Church of [[Larani]], sponsored by the clerical order, [[The Spear of Shattered Sorrow | The Spear of …

  • Gulmorvrin

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! Possessed of demonic power, the Gulmorvrin are the most feared of the undead of [[Morgath]]. Governed by the great demon [[Klyss]], the Gulmorvrin …

  • Klyss

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177909/closed.png?1357692348(closed.png)! The demon lord of the [[Gulmorvrin]] and chief servant of [[Morgath]].

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  • Ships

  • Concordat

    !(media-item-align-right)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/177911/open.png?1357692349(open.png)! The legendary treaty of peace between the gods that ended the time of cataclysm doomed surely to be the end of all that be. The Concordat, the Ke'lha-hy- …

  • Sheesha

    The Sheesha is a 64' [[Dak]]. |_. Home Port| [[Golotha]]| |_. Owner (Aboard)|[[:garal-of-elet | Captain Garal of Elet]]| |_. Crew|24 men (4 officers, 20 seamen)| |_. Passengers|0| h2. History The Sheesha is a coastal trader that travels from …

  • Chandlers' Guild

    The Chandlers' Guild holds a monopoly on the production and sale of candles, lamps, and anything else that produces light. Most Chandlers run a general store that sells a variety of wares produced by other guilds. Their shops are most prevalent in cities …

  • Elcher

    [[File:177910 | class=media-item-align-right | discretionary.png]][[File:485940 | class=media-item-align-right | elcher.png]]Clan Elcher came to prominence after Korlim Elcher seized Cuton keep following the collapse of the [[Theocracy of Tekhos | …

  • Jarin

    [[File:177911 | class=media-item-align-right | open.png]] The first human inhabitants of Harn and their descendants. The Jarin tend towards pale complexions, with white or brown to red hair and blue or green eyes. They are slightly shorter and stockier …

  • Charcoalers' Guild

    [[File:177911 | class=media-item-align-right | open.png]] The guildsmen who deal in the sale of charcoal, coal, and, in towns only, firewood. Coal is expensive, but is used by some wealthy Harnians to heat their homes. Charcoalers' major customers are …

  • Irien

    [[File:177910 | class=media-item-align-right | discretionary.png]][[[File:486428 | class=media-item-align-right | irien_tmb.png]]Clan Irien is an old and noble family. Originally from near [[Dyrisa | Dyrisa]], the clan managed to retain lands through …

  • Gargun

    [[File:177910 | class=media-item-align-right | discretionary.png]]A race of malevolent, small, intelligent humanoids, also known as Foulspawn, orcs, or goblins. The ancestral gargun originated beyond Kethira and first appeared on Harn in Elkall-Anuz …

  • Julor

    [[File:177910 | class=media-item-align-right | discretionary.png]] [[File:503855 | class=media-item-align-left | julor_tmb.png]] Clan Julor was originally one of the patrician families of the Second Republic of Aleath. Sir Vordi Julor was among the …

  • Milaka

    [[File:503470 | class=media-item-align-left | milaka_tmb.png]] [[File:177910 | class=media-item-align-right | discretionary.png]] Clan Milaka traces descent from the ancient Gemalan chieftains of southwestern Harn. With the fall of the [[Theocracy of …

  • Gozlda

    [[File:177911 | class=media-item-align-right | open.png]]Forest tribesmen who control the Mimea Hills in western Harn ([[Daenshire | Daenshire]] in [[Kanday]] and the Ramla province of the [[Thardic Republic | Thardic Republic]]). Organized into bands of …

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