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Tales of Aphal

Centinuus
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Men of Clan Halese -Torian- -East Rivenian Woodland- My thoughts also strayed here and there to another aspect of my brother's harsh rebuke, the mentioning of Halane. It felt like an entire lifetime ago that I had even thought of Halane. All of my memories of him were so doused in childish...
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Men of Clan Halese -Torian- -East Rivenian Woodland- Soon enough though me and Tinus were walking through the shoddy and innocuous gateway that denoted the entrance to our camp. It was a silly thing, something me and Redricos had erected to seem like perhaps a suspicious natural falling of...
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Men of Clan Halese -Torian- -East Rivenian Woodland- “Do you suppose peach pits float on water?” I announced the question loudly as I enjoyed the last few morsels of succulent fruit my teeth could scrape from the nearly bare stone at its center. It was a harmless question, the type of...
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Brothers in Blood -Halane- -The City of Smaena- I dreamt that night. It felt like I had not traveled into the world of a dream for eons. It felt entirely alien and unfamiliar, and yet, I was in my same military apartment I had drifted off in. Looking out of the same crumbling hole of a...
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Brothers in Blood -Halane- -The City of Smaena- Sleep had not come easy often in the past ten years, and tonight in my small military apartment in that ruined watchtower, the promise of a respite from my thoughts seemed as elusive as ever. I had optimistically pondered perhaps that once the...
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Fallacy of the Last War -Halane- -The City of Smaena- My men slowly approached from behind. Over the last few years most semblances of military decorum had faded away, and although they still saluted me and called me their Legate, at this point I felt I treated many with them as my own sons...
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Fallacy of the Last War -Halane- -The City of Smaena- The warmth ushered in by winter's closing always tends to feel like a soothing and thawing of the soul, it was reminiscent of a familiar embrace from a friend you haven’t seen in far too long. The warmth that came after the long winter...
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And It Is beyond beyond And it is beyond words And It spoke to me and i listened and you must now listen as well This you are bound to as i was And i shall feel no sympathies nor hold prejudice, and you shall come down with me here Down below This is not truth i heard when i pressed my ear...
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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...
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the beast turned towards Firent, meeting eyes with him yet again as even as the fel creature towered over him in the distance. It let out yet another tremendous scream as it once again boasted its terrifying size, but this time Firent did not freeze, he stood, brandishing his dagger, and began...
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Anok immediately brandished his axe as Firent, Leiman, and Durgo stared perplexed while hurriedly attempting to keep their lighter goods from taking flight in the mighty gusts. Anok quickly pulled them towards the cover of a set of larger boulders and brush, mouthing a gesture of silence as he...
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Four Years after, in the taverns and places of congregation in Ryav, Woym, and Laklund, Anok would silently make his name known, and make his intentions clear, he would track and kill this Wyvern, like his childhood hero Kain Arcwin. Of course, the reputation he garnered was more as a madman...
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The Tale of Anok Dragodd Anok Dragodd would have certainly lived a very ordinary life had destiny not blown its way in, carried by dark wings. He and his father had moved up from Ryav to an unassuming and lonesome woodmans shack that rested in a small grove that hugged the river Souliya, and...
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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...
Rivea and their king, Charlin Tulon, were in a somewhat more vulnerable position, having just lost a crippling conflict against the Searshish to their east, they were weakened, and desperately seeking a reprisal, King Charlin befriended Midlon, and even submitted himself before him, perhaps...
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Often seen as the pinnacle of unity and prosperous peace on Aphal, the collective of provinces commonly known as the Antramarian Empire has known nearly as many names as it has controversies. The Second Union, the Neo-Unitine Empire, Greater Gimsonia, Antramar has left a distinct imprint on...
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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...
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The Dark Age of Aphal has for many Ages been an enigmatic and shrouded time within history, with everyone knowing of the well documented rise of Antramar being the end of the dark age, but not much recorded history before that crucial point. In the many tales and accounts of Midlon Hastorius...
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At the same time however, Charlin had firmed up his alliance with Johan Scarrim, the king of Astrarch who had, like Charlin, seen a great deal of opportunity in the rapidly confligrating pyre of Gimsonian politics, as such Johan launched a similar attack campaign on the northern cities of...
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King Ethain Callistar of Gimson inherited a mighty and loyal Kingdom from his mother, the political titan,old Queen Eraine. With this framework however, Ethain and the future Callistar line would also inherit all of the trouble’s of keeping the vast and expansive territory of what was...

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