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  • Campaign World

    h2. A Brief Introduction Most of our heroes come from the continent of Tarakona. They have traveled across the Atreides Ocean to the west and arrived at [[The New Land]]. Here, [[The Empire]] has established its first city in The New Land, [[King's …

  • The Dragon Wars

    What knowledge there is of the Dragon Wars is known only through song and myth, passed down through the generations. At some time, over 2,000 years ago, the continent of Tarakona was ruled by Dragons. The Dragons were so numerous that every settlement, …

  • Taming a World without Dragons

    What remains of the early histories of Tarakona tells of a short time when all of the races lived at peace. However, with the war over and the protection of the dragons gone, settlements across the continent began to be assaulted by the uncivilized …

  • Fragmentation of the Races

    With steady beacons of light in the darkness, the civilized races returned to a normal life. Trade routes and diplomatic ties were formed between the City-States. For a while, life flourished peacefully. But, as the peace lasted, there was more time …

  • Cracking of the Feywild

    Little is known of the reason, but the Eladrin came to Tarakona one day 1,500 years ago. Following what felt that an earthquake to hit the entire continent, the air itself cracked open in forests all over Tarakona. Flooding out in confused masses were …

  • Age of Enchantment

    Both the Arcane and the Divine grew and prospered quickly during the next two hundred years. It was spurred on mostly by the creativity of the Humans and past to others throughout Tarakona by the daring of the nomadic Halflings. Six hundred years of …

  • The Archmages War

    War had produced many powerful wizards and victory had engendered arrogance. It was not long before these newly proclaimed Archmages began vying for power. Some usurped control of nations and they all lusted after each others’ secrets. Again the …

  • The Deserved Darkness

    With the abandonment of magic came the Deserved Darkness. Four hundred years of hardship, turmoil and despair. [[Campaign World|Back to History]]

  • Rise of the Empire

    Though 400 years of darkness brought little to Tarakona, it did bring the races back together. As the Deserved Darkness came to a close, so did 1,300 years of the races being fragmented. The darkness slowly forced them back together. Following 100 …

  • Magic Restored

    With the continent being united, the darkness quickly lifted and gave way to hope. Civilization began to again spread and flourish. It was not long before old relics were found and an interest in history rediscovered. Though the Divine powers …

  • Half Orcs Join Civilization

    Though thought to be rumor and superstition for years, Half-Orcs were real. Until this time they had been enslaved by the Orcs and rarely if ever spoken of. Till this day, no one knows how they came to be. As slaves, they were traded and sold often and …

  • The Ogre War

    The ogres had long lived in the lands to the north of the Empire. Though occasional skirmishes occurred, it was generally a quiet area. Eighteen years ago, however, the ogres attacked in force, sacking the city of Tarpentia. p. [[:mbt-austin | Duke …