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Portfolio Entries from Centinuus

  1. The Myth of Gilbor of the Rock

    When the 3 spirits first created life on Aphal, initially the beast's that had been created by Linun held dominion over the surface, leaving mankind to dwell in the caverns of Aphal in fear of these ancient and powerful creatures. It was not until the first hero of man, Centinuus, began to unite the cavern dwelling tribes, teaching them to create tools, weapons, shelter, and many other fundamental concepts that mankind managed to finally surpass the ancient beasts and gain the aid of the...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. The Covent Creature, Tyrant of the Gailish Barrows

    The Covent Creature that once stalked the Gailish Barrows of northern Gailen went by many names during its undisputed primacy over the misty and boggy region, The Great Black wolf, Yogriffs vengeance, Firinus, but in reality it had not one name, but many. For the Covent Creature was born from the collective malice of a group of exiled Druidic healers from Pririo, an ancient order that had been keeping the populace in good health, driven away by the encroaching influence of the Antramarians,...
  5. 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...
  6. The Aphalia-Aestia War Part 2

    Success had been made across the SouthShattered Sea however, the Halasphorans had made landfall on Dacacia and after a short siege had managed to secure the surrender of the city, capitulating and agreeing to rejoin the Halasphoran Empire willingly. This was good and bad news for the Aphalians, they had neutralized the potential threat of the Dacacians, but Halasphora was now effectively out of the war, and unbenounced to them Havis had ferried the men he believed more loyal to Aestia than...
  7. 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...
  8. 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....
  9. The Houses of Binn and Tulon

    The transient realm of Western Rivea has long been a region fawned over for its immeasurable capability to amass wealth and to use the incredible influence that accompanied it to make sure it's ideas were heard in whatever nation should occupy its borders. Founded originally far back in the Dark Age of Aphal by Antramarian naval colonists in the Hastorian Sea, the city that would later grow into the economic powerhouse of Waven was supposedly or little consequence for many of its early...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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....
  14. 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...
  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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