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    [[Estea]] is a world that has gone through much turmoil. Over a thousand years ago a [[Gods War]] sent nation against nation and shook the shape of the land and the very fabric of reality. Few sages know even fragments of the truth of what led to …

  • Estea

    Estea is a world that has gone through much turmoil. Over a thousand years ago a [[Gods War]] sent nation against nation and shook the shape of the land and the very fabric of reality. Few sages know even fragments of the truth of what led to the [[ …

  • Myths and Legends

    These legends are listed in rough chronological order, from the distant past to the present. The [[Astral Sea]] The [[Far Realm]] The [[Elemental Chaos]] [[The World Tree]] The [[Underworld]]. [[Midrealm]]. The [[Upper Realm]]. The …

  • Pelors Wall

    Pelor's Wall is a massive megalithic fortress that spans more than 20 miles across the widest mountain pass to the south of Istarnia. Strategic towers and escarpments speckle the length of it. It boggles the mind to think it could have been made by …

  • Pelor

    God of Summer Sun, Agriculture, Light, and Paladins [[Istarnia]] and [[Calidor]] almost exclusively worship Pelor - although Istarnians see Pelor more as a benevolent Sky Father that brings life and healing with his Light - and those of Calidor see …

  • Breaking of The World

    Over a thousand years ago a [[Gods War]] sent nation against nation and shook the shape of the land and the very fabric of reality. Few sages know even fragments of the truth of what led to the Breaking of The World. The peoples of the continent of …

  • Gods War

    It is difficult to separate the activities and intents of the [[Gods of Estea | Gods]] and of the churches and priests that serve them. Add the filter of centuries and the truth becomes more obscure. It is thought that a clash between Gods over 1000 …

  • Athendirth

    Athendirth is also known as Dragon Valley or The Cut. It is a deep gouge in the earth that marks the borders between the elven forest of the [[Spear Woods]] and the [[Shadowlands]]. The ancient stumps of blasted and charred trees still mark the …

  • Silvanithus

    Former capital of the [[Wood Elves]] - destroyed in a war between elf and dragon during the [[War of Shadows]]. In its place lies [[Athendirth]], a ruined and smoking chasm, riddled with caves and at its edge is the [[Deadwoods]], a charred and blasted …

  • Correlon

    Correlon Larethain is credited with the creation of the Elves - and is god of the Sun, Spring, and Valour. His nickname of "Eldest" leads some elven scholars to believe that he is the first of the Gods and the Elves are the first of the noble races. …

  • Selhaine

    Goddess of the Moon, Mystery, and Magic - also the same name used for the moon. Consort to [[Correlon Larethain | Correlon]] and one of the 3 original Elven Gods who gave birth to the elven race and many of its lesser gods. Most of her worshipers …

  • Underdark

    Many consider the Underdark to be a myth to frighten children. Surely no great civilizations could live in the cramped darkness of a cave. But there is a whole other world below the surface. Far below the mines and dungeons of humanity is a whole …

  • The World Tree

    Comparative mythology suggests that all races have a legend of the World Tree. To human mystics, it is called The [[Tree of Life]]. To dwarves it is known as [[Yggdrasil]]. To elves and the fey it is [[Ailanthus]]. To halfings it is simply The …

  • War of Dream and Stone

    The War of Dream and Stone was between the [[Elves]] of [[Andilhar]] and the [[Dwarves]] of [[Karakas]]. The exact cause of the war is lost in history and each race has vastly different views on what happened. What is clear is that the opening …

  • Heartwood Spear

    A popular human legend is that [[the World Tree]] was destroyed by forces of darkness and only the heartwood remains in the shape of The Heartwood Spear – created by druids in an ancient hidden monastery as it was beset by an army of undead and fell …

  • the Blight

    The Blight is a broad term used by many to describe the breakdown and decay seen in nature and the land over the last many years. Some claim it is because of a moral and spiritual breakdown on the part of humanity, and that this is the punishment of [[ …

  • War of Shadows

    Over a thousand years ago [[Gods War]] culminated with The [[Breaking of the World]]. As nations rebuilt and reformed - [[goblins | goblin hordes]] and other fell creatures took advantage of the chaos to wage war upon the civilized world - wiping out …

  • The Goddess

    Goddess of Nature, Life, and Green Growing things. [[halflings | Halfings]] almost exclusively worship The Goddess—attributing her with providing life-giving streams to a thirsty land. Some perceive worship of The Goddess to be a recent cult, arising …

  • Llolth

    Llolth is sister to [[Selhaine]], and originally reigned over the dark side of the moon. Originally Llolth and her twin sister [[Selhaine]] were both lunar goddesses. Llolth represented the dark of the moon, with skin the rich black of a moonless …

  • Bane

    God of Conquest and Tyranny – often worshiped by [[Hobgoblins]] as well. Bane often is credited with manipulating and corrupting powerful individuals in order to gain power and control of governments, armies, mercantile houses, and other organizations …

  • Timeline

    _This is a rough timeline as the players grow to understand the history of the world._ 4000 Years ago the King of [[Sardia]] waged a genocidal war on the [[elves]] of [[Andilhar]] and the [[dwarves]] of [[Karakas]]. This war is described in the …

  • Flaming Sword of Calidor

    A great sword of fire, said to be wielded by the Kings of [[Calidor]]. Though the current king possesses a flaming blade, it is rumoured that the original was lost in the [[War of Shadows]].

  • High Kingdom

    The unnamed High Kingdom is one of the stranger legends of [[Estasia]]. The lengend says that the [[High King]] reigned over the continent in relative peace for two thousand years - until the [[Gods War]] threw everything into chaos and culminated with …

  • Venimar

    As of yet the group does not know much about Venimar Al'manzor, except that he was the ruler of the Sea Trading nation of [[Sardia]] over 4000 year ago - and that his xenophobic war against the [[Elves]] and [[Dwarves]] led to an unprecedented alliance …

  • Tower of High Sorcery

    The Tower of High Sorcery is an ancient training ground for human mages in [[Estasia]]. It looms over a rocky cliff, just outside the walls of the city state of [[Estarcul]] - once the pride of [[Sardia]].

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