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Portfolio Entries from Centinuus

  1. Commander (Headmaster) Halistus Chravemos

    Halistus was born in Imro in the 14th Age, he had been a boy during Alphims rule but was one of the most ardent defenders of king Verrim, even replacing Ethaine as Knight Commander upon his death and protecting queen Eraine during her regency from inserection with tenacity. Upon the birth of Prince Aerrim, he saw to personally raise the boy in the image of his father so that he may be remembered as a good king, but quickly he saw much of the heritage of the Calistar line emerge in the boy....
  2. Finris Brakyn and the GailenRise War

    Finris Braykn was nothing less than a manifestation of the suffering of his people, and would be turned into their greatest weapon. born the son of a lowly tanner and tavern whore who would pass of sickness soon after bringing him into the world, he saw suffrage and pain in Gailen first-hand, and grew resentful of the counsel which had been tasked to rule Gailen in place of their ancient line of kings, and the overarching Antramarian empire that had established them. Finris had been born in...
  3. Goroslov "The Sackbag" Mactova, and the burning of Antramar in the 13th Age

    Goroslov Mactova, posthumously known as Goroslov “The Sackbag” is the most infamous combatant to ever emerge from the already infamous pit fighting leauges of Aphal. Pit fighting has a long tradition on the continent, supposedly stemming from the Ryavi region in the north, and spreading throughout much of northern Aphal and Gimsonia by the time of the Antramarian empires peak. Goroslov was supposedly born in the city Dnedi in the free realm of Archov, he was a street urchin who subsisted...
  4. 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...
  5. King Verrim the Good

    Alphim the Cold was the catalyst, the first man to truly begin the rise of Gimson as the predominant power on Aphal, seizing power after the death of his brother Davin through sheer force of will. Alphim was, however, a reflection of mankind whom the Aphalians had not seen extensively in power during the rule of Antramar, a man who's ruthless cunning and relentless drive could see the bonds that once held the Empire together shattered in the pursuit of power. There had been others like...
  6. Notes on the Linunkin Tribes of Northern Ustagrad

    Tribes and Clans of the northern Ustagrad Linunkin inhabiting Gravenund, a Study by Ragus Coldclaive, prince and heir of the kingdom of Archov. Firstly a brief summation and classification of those specific clans as identified regionally; The Cobalt Mountains Clan, the Barbian Woodland Tribe, the Brokenstone Hills Clan, the Midmark River Tribe and the Torbian Plains Tribe. The clan of the cobalt mountain inhabits the region in the northernmost point of Ustagrad, locked in perpetual winter...
  7. 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...
  8. Rage of the Sea Tyrant

    For a thousand years the Zgreli were kept safe, hidden from the greater realms of men that existed beyond their shores, guarded by their titanic savior, the mighty Sea Wyvern Vorgorian who would sink any ships that came too close to the shores of Linea. Vorgorians' price for their continued security was steep however, the Zgreli faith was made to pay regular tribute to their abyssal patron in the form of valuable Azurite, a precious cyan metal, shaped into unique idols which Vorgorian prized...
  9. Rirahmat Aybasi Ban Jafa Al Lanah

    Rirahmat Aybasi Ban Jafa Al Lanah, commonly referred to merely by his shortened name “Rihrahm”, was a legendary and mythical prophet, warrior, and hero of the Halas people of northern Aeophora. Born in the desert outpost of Osahia along the amber road to Umussia from the Akarian Empire, it is said that Rihram was born the lowly son of a breadmaker in the small dry sandy town, although even stating this can be seen as an act of great offense to some. For going back, even Rihrams birth is...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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....
  13. 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...
  14. 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....
  15. 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...
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