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  • Thrynn

    The Duchy of Thrynn is a principality of the [[Broken Kingdom]].  It is ruled by the [[Duke of Thrynn]] and lies to the south of the [[Everdark Wood]] along [[Freemans Road|Freeman's Road]].

    The Duchy's land is dominated by …

  • Cult of Tiamat

    Considered a full-fledged religion during the [[Previous Eon]], the Cult of Tiamat is the remnant of this faith in the [[Current Eon]].  It is a group dedicated to returning the worship of [[Tiamat]] to Annoril, and to bringing forth the power of …

  • Aerlynn

    Aerlynn is the name of the nation that existed when the principalities of the [[Broken Kingdom]] were united under one royal family.

    According to historians, the kingdom of Aerlynn formally ended on Bloomfury 10, 2633 CE, when the dragon [[ …

  • Obardyr

    The Barony of Obardyr is one of the principalities of the [[Broken Kingdom]].  It lies to the north of the freetown of [[Outpost]] along [[Freemans Road | Freeman's Road]], and south of the [[Trackless Waste]].

    This barony is ruled by …

  • Trackless Waste

    This large desert sits near the center of Annoril and is split into northern and southern halves by the [[Great Divide]].  Its southern half is primarily sand dunes, while the northern half is rocky.

    The southern portion of the Trackless …

  • Alyryn

    The Earldom of Alyryn is one of the principalities that comprise the [[Broken Kingdom]].  It is bordered by the [[Cloudcrown Mountains]] on the east, the [[Ghaerlun Hills]] on the west, [[Blackwaters]] and the Electorate of [[Wynhall]] on the …

  • Wynhall

    The Electorate of Wynhall is a principality of the [[Broken Kingdom]].  It is bordered by the [[Cloudcrown Mountains]] on the east, [[The Swiftflow]] on the north, [[Blackwaters]] on the west, and the [[Vailin River]] on the south.

    This …

  • Byrwyll

    The Margravate of Byrwyll is a principality of the [[Broken Kingdom]].  It is bordered on the west by the [[Cloudcrown Mountains]], and on the north and east by the [[River of Rochefort]].  Its castle and capital city guard the [[Pass of …

  • Arkhosia

    Arkhosia was the name of an ancient dragonborn empire that existed during the [[Previous Eon]].  Its demise was thought to be one of the events that brought about the [[Current Eon]].

    At its height, Arkhosia was a center of learning for …

  • Nerath

    This was the name given to a great human empire of the [[Previous Eon]].  One of its major rulers was [[Zartael the Mad]].

  • Eye of Tiamat

    The Eye of Tiamat is an ancient, unholy artifact that serves as the pinnacle of worship for the evil goddess [[Tiamat]] in Annoril.  It is a large, heavy silver medallion that hangs around the neck.  It is embossed with a large dragon face …

  • Unholy Codex

    The Nature of the Unholy Codex
    The Unholy Codex is older than time itself. It is said that it was created in the same breath that the [[Great Maker]] exhaled that formed the multiverse. Every immortal being that has ever existed …

  • secret language of the Unholy Codex

    The words of the [[Unholy Codex]] are written in a dark, secret language unknown to even the multiverse's oldest, wisest beings. What fragments exist in the world of scholarship are incredibly rare and prized above all other scraps of ancient …

  • Zartael the Mad

    !(media-item-align-right)http://www.wizards.com/dnd/images/5n_gallery/90013.jpg(Zartael the Mad)!

    Zartael IV, also known as Zartael the Mad, was a king of the human empire of [[Nerath]] in the [[Previous Eon]]. Zartael was insane and brutally slew his …

  • Brommius VI

    Brommius VI was the last king of [[Aerlynn]] and ruler during the destruction of [[Galadorn]] by [[Avalokitasharan]] on Bloomfury 10, 2633 CE.  He ascended to the throne in 2624 CE.  An able and just king, Brommius VI and his entire family …

  • Drakebow

    The Drakebow is an ornate magical longbow shaped like a dragon's head where the arrow is nocked.  It is made entirely of silver, with two large sapphires in the dragon's eye sockets.  It is incredibly cool to the touch and is quite …

  • Falgros

    A minor prince of the [[House of Aerlynn]], Falgros stole the [[Drakebow]] under the influence of the [[Cult of Tiamat]], leaving [[Galadorn]] susceptible to the attack of [[Avalokitasharan]] and destroying the kingdom of [[Aerlynn]].

    Falgros was …

  • Antrochus III

    The name Antrochus III is associated with the ruler of [[Aerlynn]] from 1138-1156 CE.  Several people are thought to have served as monarch during this time, each one taking the same name in an effort to confuse enemies and maintain the faith of …

  • Dendrith

    Also known as the "Crown Jewel of the Empire", Dendrith was the ancient capital city of now lost [[Arkhosia]].  Its ruins are said to lie deep in the [[Trackless Waste]] near the [[Great Divide]].

    It is thought that a sect of …

  • House of Aerlynn

    The House of Aerlynn ruled the [[Aerlynn | kingdom of the same name]] from its founding in 978 CE to its demise in 2633 CE.  Prominent members of the House include:

    [[Brommius I]]

    [[Antrochus III]]

    [[Brommius IV]]

    [[ …

  • Grand Council

    The Grand Council was convened by the nobles of the [[Broken Kingdom]] in 2634 CE to resolve their dispute over the line of succession to the kingdom of [[Aerlynn]] upon the destruction of the [[House of Aerlynn]] by [[Avalokitasharan]].

    The …

  • Clan Mithralfist

    Clan Mithralfist resides in the [[Cloudcrown Mountains]] north of the [[Broken Kingdom]], in the heart of the [[Trackless Waste]].  These hard, scrappy dwarves are noted for their giant-fighting techniques and ability to endure the harsh …

  • Dichotomy

    The Dichotomy refers to the split between the dragonborn of [[Arkhosia]] during the [[Previous Eon]].  The [[Cult of Tiamat]] slowly rose to prominence during the waning days of the empire, causing a rift between the dragonborn.  Those who …