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  • Karrnath

    Once the strongest bastion of the [[Five Nations]] of [[Khorvaire]], Karrnath suffered terribly during the [[Last War]]. A proud military tradition and a drive for excellence in all aspects of life empowered Karrnath before the war. However, the …

  • Five Nations

    The Five Nations were once united as the Kingdom of [[Galifar]], encompassing most of [[Khorvaire]]. After the death of King Jarot, however, the kings and queens of the Five Nations vied for control. The result was the [[Last War]], a devastating …

  • Last War

    The Last War, which plunged the continent of [[Khorvaire]] into civil war more than a century ago, ended with the signing of the [[Treaty of Thronehold]] and the establishment of twelve recognized nations occupying what was once the kingdom of [[Galifar …

  • Galifar

    The human-dominated civilizations on the continent of [[Khorvaire]] trace a lineage to the ancient kingdom of Galifar, which was made up of five distinct regions, or nations. These were [[Aundair]], [[Breland]], [[Mournland | Cyre]], [[Karrnath]], and [[ …

  • Mournland

    Cyre is no more. The Purple Jewel of [[Galifar]]'s Crown, the most beautiful and artistically advanced of the [[Five Nations]], ceased to exist on the [[Day of Mourning]]. Four years ago, without warning and without explanation, foul gray mists swept …

  • Day of Mourning

    Just four years ago, a terrible cataclysm ripped across central [[Khorvaire]], destroying the nation of [[Mournland | Cyre]]. Millions of people died as beautiful Cyre was ravaged and transformed into the [[Mournland]]. Hundreds of thousands were driven …

  • Silver Flame

    The Silver Flame is an abstraction, not a deity. It represents powerful forces of good and self-sacrifice that keep evil locked away. In ages long past, a female human named Tira Miron transcended her humanity to become the immortal Voice of the Flame. …

  • Treaty of Thronehold

    The signing of the Treaty of Thronehold was the act that finally ended the [[Last War]]. The treaty officially recognizes the nations of [[Aundair]], [[Breland]], [[Thrane]], [[Karrnath]], the Talenta Plains, Zilargo, Q'barra, the Lhazaar Principalities, …

  • Atur

    "The City of Night" stands in the shadow of the Ashen Spires, cloaked in mist from the Karrn Falls. For all but a few hours each day, Atur lies shrouded in gloom, a nearly perpetual twilight that gives the city its moniker. Oddly, during the day's …

  • House Phiarlan

    This house is dominated by elves and eladrin, and its members are known across [[Khorvaire | Khorvaire]] as superlative musicians, dancers, and entertainers. Their concerts and exhibitions are the highlight of the social season for many nobles of the [[ …

  • Blood of Vol

    Adherents of the Blood of Vol are often distrusted by members of other faiths because of rumors that the Blood of Vol worships the undead. Widely misunderstood, the teachings of the religion are dark and driven, but not evil. The same can be said of its …