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Portfolio Entries from Centinuus

  1. Tales of Aphal: Tale of Anok Draggod

    upon a cold winter night in the far western lands, brushed against the looming nameless mountains of the midwest stonestaln chain, a farmhouse sat, in that farmhouse sat a young boy and his father. this boy was Anok, a young lad whos destiny would become intertwined with the fate of Aphal in many more ways than we would ever know... and it all begins on this cold winter night. the winds howled and the farmstead creaked, Anok was sent to bring in firewood to kindle a flame for his weary...
  2. Tales of Aphal: Kings of Gimson

    Alphim Calinstar was the younger brother of Davin Calinstar, the winner of the great war of Candexes and the rightful king of Gimson, as well as the owner of castle Noroche and watcher of the town of Olde Smana. when the time came and Davin died out of grief of the loss of his last son, a new counsel of possible successors was called with Alphim being invited as a blood relative. word had reached that Davins neglected and ill acknowledged bastard son Wilvam had rallied the most pollitical...
  3. Tales of Aphal: Aeton of KnightsBane

    Aeton had lived by a blade for most of his life by the time the Rothian wars had begun in earnest, he had grown up the son of a minor mercenary Bravo who was always struggling to find work since the peace established by the good king Verrim had stabilised much of Aphal, but nonetheless there was always fighting to be done, and so Aeton stuck by his fathers sides at the caravans and when he grew old enough helped aid the smiths and maintain the camp, by the age of 15 it was already as if he...
  4. Tales of Aphal: The Second Candexes War

    The Tragic and Bloody conflict known as the Second Candexes War, the War that broke Unitine finally after its 600 year reign, and the Last war of True Men began the day the 5th Emperor in the Arcwind Dynast died, Barun's rule during the last war of wyverns was pitiful at best, and the public held little grief for his passing, as it was them who had won the war, not him. But as he had born no sons as of his death, only a short week after his death the second ever council of all lords was...
  5. Tales of Aphal: The Great Division

    The dawning of the Third age left a resonating peace and feeling of purpose within the overarching machine that was the Unitine Empire. The coming years however, and Midlons waning health would lead to a quick lax of the Legions of Imperial soldiers, leading to several conflicts arriving during the age. During the beginning of the Age, a small independent fisherman living in the coastal city of Humbart departed on a routine fishing expedition, he veered far off coarse however landing far...
  6. Tales of Aphal: Ascension to Empire

    The Unitine Empire, truly the shining jewel of Aphal. Founded by midlon, son of Centinuus in the second age of men, it stands as the largest organized military and collection of settlements for the last 700 years. The events that occurred during the first age culminating in the catastrophic earth wipe had left the races of men divided and without the aid of the mighty grand spirits or of Allunas himself who had seeped into the cracks of the world. The mysterious age that evades the...
  7. The Black Comets Cometh

    The 8th king of Gimson, 8th in the line of Callistar kings to rule, Verrim II, gazed out to the courtyard of the castle Gersrik, the darkness swallowing the enclosed gardens, the groomed tree’s and resplendent flowers all engulfed in a thick dark tarry haze of the night. His eyes straying further to the great city of Smana outstretched before him, dimly lit and faintly alive even in the hours well past twilight, wafting smells of baking bread faintly to the castle. Verrim has been restless...
  8. Tales of Aphal: Wyverns and Men

    The city had been under siege for weeks and the whole garrison had been waiting as if on the edge of a knife, knowing of little rest and expecting the inevitable breach of the walls at any moment. Nolan Brook had been given watch of the southwestern side of the wall, which was better than most of the conscripts had received considering he got some degree of privacy and respite from the tense chaos. He sat in his small quickly assembled wooden shelter atop the wall attempting to put the...
  9. Tales of Aphal: Rise and Fall of Men

    After life had been made from nothing, Allunas and the spirits watched there creations from the sky. Beasts, powerful and dominant ruled the open plains of the mainland for the first many years, and it was not until men came that resistance grew. the first man, Centinuus was a brilliant mind and leader even in his new primitive state of fresh creation. he taught the first group of humans about all manner of things, although always mankind was restricted to the caves and outer areas of Aphal....
  10. Tales of Aphal: History of the Ghanjo

    The Ghanjo, they have always been and always will. The Great Ghanj was raised from the very earth by the mighty Gor, king of dragons and men and chiefest lieutenant of Xo the god dragon of flame and life. The Great Ghanj was unlike any city, with its entrance hidden through paths in the mountains and much of the city itself lying deep within the caverns of the Ghanj mountains, all of this was a gift of Gor to his chosen people to keep them safe, for he knew that they had many enemies....
  11. Tales of Aphal: The Beginning of All

    In the dark eons before anything, any trace of life, consciousness, or notions of existence, there was the Void. not so much a thing as a total lack of all things, it is pure space. Void is all that occupied everything for a uncountable ages, until the unknowable and mysterious force known as time willed that life begin. the void in its endless tides one day caused 2 great masses to form out of nothing. 2 great masses of collected dust and particles known as the GreatRocks. these 2 great...
  12. The Amber Sea and the Cult of Rhami

    After the fall of the Akarian empire with the death of the God-King Akar, the legendary former slave turned king Mufias managed to seize much of Akar’s lands as his own backed by the people embittered by Akar’s cruelty, forming the Moofian dynasty which would dominate the south of Aeophora for more than a thousand years. However, aside from the fertile and lush lands of the south, Akar’s reach had been long and his devoted followers and acolytes still inhabited the fringe corners and...
  13. Of Moof and Akar

    The ancient empire of Ak began after the cresting of the great sun but in the very earliest days in the dawn of the new world, so early that it is said that the great Amber sands that separated north from south and dominated Aphora were instead a vast steppe valley. In those earliest days, when the first men had just emerged from the kiln of the great sun, it is said there was a good man named Akar. He founded the first city ever seen by men at the delta of the Vijara river and the people...
  14. The Aphalia-Aestia War Part 1

    The transition out of the Boundlord system after nearly 2 Ages was bound to inevitably be a trying time for the many nations of Aph. Marred by confusion, corruption, and division it was kept relatively stable through the unifying despisal of the Wraiths. However as that embers of that shared hatred began to die down, new and old animosities were set ablaze and would soon make hungry the peoples of Aph to right the injustices they had seen perpetrated both during the boundlord rule, and...
  15. Johan Scarrim, Eagle King of Astrarch

    Lord General Johan Scarrim, the Eagleking, the red haired Dragon of Wyrmport, a man who will forever live on in history for thrusting both himself and his homeland of Astrarch out of obscurity and into the competition of great powers from the 17th to 19th Age's. Johan was a product of a long standing edict that had been initiated more than 250 years before his birth, for after the Last War of the Wyverns, the lands of what remained of the Antramarian empire and their allies had begun to face...
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