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  • Imperial Church

    The Connaian Empire was the first truly powerful nation-state to emerge from the Dark Age that followed the Fall. The founding of the Empire is regarded as the year 1; and the Empire is generally held to have persisted until around the year 400. …

  • Starshrine

    For reasons yet uncovered, [[Shade Isle]] is home to a number of "Starshrines", strange and out-of-the-way locations where small temples or sacred groves seem to impart visions from the gods and bestow magical gifts upon certain individuals who visit the …

  • Domstag

    Domstag (whose name apparently means "Doomsday") is the god worshiped by the [[Church of Acrefatum]]. Very little is known of Domstag at the moment, except that he seems to be a death-god and belongs to no known pantheon. Statues of Domstag are always …

  • Church of Acrefatum

    This [[Alignments | Chaotic]] cult operates out of [[Shade Abbey]]. Acrefatum (pronounced "OCK-ruh-FAH-toom"; the name comes from the Connaian for "Bitter Fate") seems to be a death-cult, whose followers worship the very concept of death. Their god, [[ …

  • Heathenry

    The [[Imperial Church]] refers to the worship of former Connaian deities which it has declared to be false (Phoebe Luna, Nereus Oceanus, Mercurius Trismagistus, and Dis Plutus) as _paganism_. It refers to worship of foreign gods as _heathenry_. For lack …

  • Domstag Codex

    The _Domstag Codex_ is the unholy scripture of the [[Church of Acrefatum]]. It is bound in human flesh and inked in blood, as evil magical books tend to be. The first pages contain simple charms and incantations for warding off the power of [[Alignments …

  • Izatu-Bal

    Ancient legends that speak of the Dark Lord of Chaos, [[Amœdicus | Amœdicus]], also give brief mention to his lieutenants: * Izatu-Bal, Fiend-Emperor of Hellfire * Makh-Kharu, the Earth-Rotter * Muru-Thoth, the Sea-Terror * Zuu-Shetesh, the Sky- …