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  • The Storm Cometh

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer The elven craftsman shook his head as he dropped a small pouch of coins into Casidhe’s hand. “You know that you’re getting the worst of this deal, don’t you? You may find it …

  • Pretty Things, Part 2

    Posted by "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella The shadows were good places to hide. People don’t look too closely into them when they were afraid of them. But those three hung around darkness as much as she did and could …

  • One Last Time

    Posted by "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella/ with "DarthKrzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof/ His heart beat slowly, steadily under her ear. Sometimes it would speed up as some adrenaline- …

  • Lothaire One Year Ago

    Posted by "the_flax":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/The_Flax *One Year Ago* Lothaire strode at a hasty pace through the dimly lit hallways of the mansion, dressed in full battle regalia, the clatter of his hard leather boots muffled by the …

  • Naessa Prologue

    Posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae *Keeper Darana* Keeper Darana lost the meaning of her dreams when the soft sound of her niece Ashoa’s husky voice intruded. “There’s a messenger here to see you, Keeper.” _Ah, not …

  • Lothaire, Twenty Seven Years Ago

    Posted by "the_flax":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/The_Flax The roomy tavern in Val Royeaux bustled with noise, the wooden floor creaking with the heavy steps of patrons, the clanging of goblets and the drone of incessant conversations. Seated …

  • Aidan's Journey part 1

    Posted by "Relimited":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Relimited Aidan cursed darkly under his breath. Another instant with his smothering, doting mother, the Countess Constance Louise Ann de Frimere, and he would go insane. He walked quickly to …

  • Pretty Things Part 1

    Posted by "ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella With the evening came all the unsavory people of the tavern next door. It could not be helped; cheap rent for elves from an alienage was not going to be found in decent areas …

  • Oriane and Lothaire Get Married

    Posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Oriane closed her eyes and concentrated on relaxing the muscles in her shoulders and back one at a time. Her hands wanted something to grip, either each other or the ornate lace at …

  • The Woods Meeting

    Posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer “Andaran atish’an, Ancient One,” Hesthe said formally, bowing with a flourish of robes and thumping his staff loudly against the ground. Juillah frowned as the white-haired Keeper …

  • The Hostage

    Posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer “There are thirty-two of them, my lady,” the old guardsman said nervously. “I could call up the boys from the town, but even then I don’t think we could make much fight of it.” …

  • hostage part 2

    Posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Oriane winced as the servant delicately sponged grime away from yet another cut. Sores, bruises and scrapes covered what felt like Oriane’s entire body, yet the men seemed undismayed …

  • Enemies and Friends

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer A wan gray light penetrating the clouds was the only sign of morning. Simon groaned at the stiffness that resulted from sleeping in cave that was not truly suited to that …

  • duelists-son

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Sixteen years ago_ Casidhe Fionnlagh wandered around the parlor, staring at the paintings. _This one's the worst,_ he thought. _This swordsman's posture is all wrong... well, …

  • Code

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Eight years ago_ Casidhe’s sword slipped from his sweaty fingers as he landed on his backside. No amount of air could soothe his burning lungs; muscles ached that he’d never …

  • Lessons

    By "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Two years ago_ "Are you all right, son?" Brandeouf asked as Casidhe entered the kitchen, sparing a moment to look up from his soup. "Fine," Casidhe replied. "Some ruffians …

  • Brotherhood

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Two years ago_ Too angry with the Maker and the Prophet and the whole damned lot of them to find any solace in prayer, Casidhe wept until no more tears would come. When he …

  • The Pool of Fire

    Posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer/ Stennar heaved a sigh of relief when the guards waved her through. While there was little outright animosity between dwarves and humans, the cloudheads were unpredictable. She dimly …

  • Don't Look Back

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Last year_ Casidhe tried to get up to take care of his unconscious boss, but the _Princess Anna's_ captain forced him back down, and one of the deckhands slung Sim over his …

  • Teresa

    by "DarthKrzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof Casidhe found little to hold his interest in South Reach. His feelings about the Templars kept him from looking for work in Lothering, until he overheard a group of men talking …

  • Various Forms Of Ambuscade

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Naessa looked quickly at the immediate surroundings. A wall of soft stone leaned over them, with a narrow clear area running along its base. The undergrowth began about ten …

  • The Portal

    posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Ferron breathed into his hands, trying to warm them. He wasn’t really dressed warmly enough for this freakish weather, and he was beginning to feel the bite in his extremities. …

  • Enter the Reaver

    posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Oriane fell into the snow and promptly threw up. The dizziness passed quickly and she raised her head to take in the surroundings. It was dark here, a combination of overcast sky and …

  • The Blue Bottle

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Nine weeks ago_ Her mission kept Teresa from investigating her father's ideas about Casidhe, but the notion never seemed far from her mind. Indeed, the duelist's alleged …

  • More Pretty Girls Than One

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof The next morning, Teresa noticed a raised welt on Casidhe's back, just above the left shoulder blade. "What is that?" she asked when he caught her looking. "An old burn scar," …

  • Vox Deii

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Simon eyed Casidhe and Aidan for a moment. “Just precisely what were you thinking I was going to do to this fellow?” Aidan blinked. “Weren’t you going to interrogate him …

  • Into the Mist

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer After making their horses as comfortable as possible inside one of the larger tents, they gathered around the ruined tower. Naessa huffed nervously. “Let’s get this insane …

  • Aidan's Journey, part 2

    posted by "Relimited":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Relimited Author's note: I totally forgot about finishing this. He is part 2 of Aidan's story. *a few hours later* Aidan whistled as he walked the old familiar road. The tune was …

  • The Talk

    posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Oriane looked around the small room, knowing she was using it as an excuse to avoid facing Lothaire, but still not quite able to stop. “The elven innkeeper certainly keeps these rooms …

  • Nightmare

    Posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae Naessa sat down with a sigh on her bed, and looked around with relief at the tiny empty room. She hadn’t expected Alveyin to have enough rooms available that she’d be able to get one …

  • Drinking

    posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer “So what’re you having?” Casidhe asked the younger men seated around the table. Geoffrey shrugged. “Gheris doesn’t usually let me drink,” he explained. “No hard liquor for you, …

  • Thy Solemn Pledge

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof When Casidhe awoke in his old bedroom, he suspected that he must be dreaming. His father's presence near the window, dressed to spar, confirmed his suspicion. "Get up," …

  • Unpleasant Memories, Part One

    posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae _three years ago_ “Come, sit, have some tea.” Darana gestured across the small table, and Naessa attempted to settle down gracefully without kicking into anything. Smiling with …

  • Unpleasant Memories, Part Two

    posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae _later_ “Naessa, please!” In the darkness, Naessa struggled to wake, her head throbbing in time to her heart, her limbs strangely unresponsive as she attempted to flail herself …

  • Unpleasant Memories, Part Three

    posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae _the middle of the night_ The throbbing in her head had teeth and flames this time, and she couldn’t seem to move at all. She tried to moan, to ask for Mihalia, but all she heard …

  • Self-Rhetoric

    Posted by "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella *Author's Note:* She's not as emo as she sounds at some points. I swear. And huzzah for posting the wrong thing late at night. That last one was the initial version. This is even …

  • But We Do Look Nice

    posted by "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella, from a conversation with "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof “Have either of you seen anything yet?” Simon asked. “It is getting late; the …

  • Knife in the Dark

    by "DarthKrzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof The marble floor was cool beneath Teresa's forehead. She heard worshipers somewhere behind her in the temple, amused by such an unusual display of devotion. _Let them laugh,_ she …

  • Love Lies Bleeding

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _seven years ago_ This was hardly the first time that Sim MacDaer's recklessness had landed him in hot water. Other men had frequently laid claim to whatever woman Sim was …

  • Pledge of Honor

    instigated by "the_flax":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/The_Flax and posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae_

    No one is quite sure what to do with themselves that evening, having escaped the unsettling mist …

  • Motherless Child

    by "DarthKrzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof, from conversations with "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer and "The_Flax":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/The_Flax Casidhe brought wood to feed one …

  • Restless Night

    by "The_Flax":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/The_Flax Lothaire grumbled inaudibly as he shifted once more in his bedroll, unable to find any sleep. He gazed at the prone shape beside him, dimly illuminated by waning fire, and smiled inwardly. …

  • Lost in the Cold

    Posted by "Relimited":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Relimited It was the nicest camp they had in days. Really, it was. It was a wonder how much camp improved with the wagons and supplies (as well as skill) of the Dalish elves. But the …

  • Restless Night, Part 2

    by "The_Flax":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/The_Flax and "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella Gheris resisted the urge to jolt up. The movement almost seemed like a trick of the mind at first, but then the thin …

  • Little Battles

    by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof and "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella Unable to sleep, Casidhe carried his bedroll off into the woods, dumping it on the ground before drawing his …

  • Hag and Gryphon

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Inbolc returned to Alveyin’s tavern early the next morning, tentatively chivvying a tiny grey-haired woman in an undyed woolen dress. Her face was a mass of wrinkles and her …

  • A Quiet Judgment

    Posted by "PaleCommander":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/PaleCommander Unlike much of the group, Simon had little trouble sleeping, and the camp was already bustling with morning activity by the time he woke. Looking around, the mage saw that …

  • The Mist

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer The night was even more bitterly cold than the day, and everyone found it quite difficult to wake in the pale early-morning light. Casidhe crawled out of his blankets and …

  • Islene

    Posted by "DarthKrzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _twenty-five years ago_ Brandeouf stood up when the door opened, knowing it'd be Islene. The spring in her step, and the passion with which she kissed him, told him what …

  • Pretty Things, Part 3

    Posted by "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/ellanutella Stealing from Rickety was a big no-no. All of the local thieves knew that to steal from Rickety’s Pawn Shop in the docks district was to walk into the prison and lock yourself in …

  • Meeting and Mirror

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer Naessa peeked cautiously out of her tent to investigate the loud coughing noises and spotted Jatris standing nearby. “Keeper, the scouts report that a small band is moving …

  • Return to the Creag

    GM'd and posted by "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer “I think you, of all people, know exactly how much trouble this will bring us if it gets found,” Simon said, handing the Knight-Commander’s ring to Casidhe. The duelist had …

  • Talking to the Moon

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof with "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/ellanutella As cold as the Banncreag's courtyard was, the high walls sheltered it from the worst of the wind. The …

  • Wilderness of Mirrors

    GM'd by "Jennifer;":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof Lothaire, Simon, Aidan, and Kentrell stood with Steward Dwinval at the bottom of the stairs, staring at …

  • Grandmother's Gambit

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof, based on notes from "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer and "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae Naessa could scarcely keep up …

  • Lady's Choice

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof, based on notes from "Jennifer":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Jennifer and "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae Naessa found Oriane sitting by …

  • Grandmother's Gambit, Part 2

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof, with "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae It was long after midnight by the time they got back. Guards moved to keep everyone back as Jatris brought …

  • Cold, Cold Heart

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Sixteen years ago_ Brandeouf listened for their pursuers; he was sure to hear them before he saw them in the darkening forest. They'd seen no sign of the Templars for …

  • Orders

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof It was nearly three days' ride back to Lothering. Teresa had expected Casidhe to spend the entire time professing his love for her, begging her to take him back, but he …

  • Session 11: Out of the Silent Past

    GM'd and posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof Gheris awoke to hear a quiet tapping at her door. It couldn't have been more than two hours since she'd finally fallen asleep after talking to Teresa. Maybe her …

  • Blades of the Father

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof Casidhe awoke on the Corwins' overstuffed couch. Jaedar Corwin sat at the table, eating from a heap of scrambled eggs. A sturdy sword lay within his reach; Jaedar's eyes …

  • Session 12: The Reaver

    GM'd and posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof Dalish warriors surrounded the clearing, too busy keeping something else out of the camp to aid the group. The chaotic din of battle rang out all around. …

  • Session 13: Funeral for a Friend

    GM'd and posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof The death of Gervais and the arrival of the Adra clan dispersed the remaining darkspawn. The sun rose on what was left of the Dalish clans as they gathered their …

  • Session 14: Lies in the Woods

    GM'd and posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof While Gheris weighed her options, Simon stepped into view. "Good day!" he called to the three brightly-dressed humans. "I suspect you have a story to tell, tied …

  • Session 15: The Burrow

    GM'd and posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof "If you won't be needing us anymore," Keira Liadan said, "my family should return to the road." Simon nodded. "That would be prudent," the mage said. "Safe …

  • Session 16: Vir Tanadahl

    GM'd and posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof The Silver Tree, a vast oak with leaves that shone like tiny mirrors, stood some fifty yards away. It was the only tree still holding on to any leaves at all, and …

  • The Broken Looking-Glass

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Sixteen years ago_ Gialinn had enough understanding of medicine to know that her death was imminent and inevitable. Six Templars had been more than she could handle; …

  • Duel

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof "This can't be," Casidhe said, hoping to force some measure of sanity onto the impossibility before him. "Brandeouf Fionnlagh is dead." "I see you haven't lost your …

  • Session 17: The Rest Is Silence

    GM'd and posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof Naessa shuffled awkwardly behind Gheris. "Are you... will you be... um..." Gheris looked down to see Kent nudging her hand with his huge muzzle. She also saw …

  • Lethallan

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof, from a conversation with "Ellanutella":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/Ellanutella Gheris went to check on Falenath one more time before turning in. She leaned over …

  • Armagnac

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Three months after the fall of the Silent Lord_ "Madame Oriane Mirobelle de Rocfort," the servant announced, then stepped aside, allowing Oriane into the great hall. …

  • Aidan's Epilogue: For Good (Part 2)

    They left Lothering with the rising sun. Neither the young lord nor the elf had said much to each other, the talk between them was strictly formal, about the route to take back home. Aidan honestly wasn’t certain how to approach the elf, what to say. …

  • Naessa's Epilogue, Part 1: Solitude

    Posted by "jillyfae":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/jillyfae It was still cold. Not as cold, and there was a hint of something warm and soft in the fluffy wide clouds scattered across the sky, but Naessa still felt a shiver every time she took …

  • Aidan's Epilogue: For Good (Part 3)

    (This is the last part of Aidan's Epilogue) It wasn’t long before the pair really were chatting like old friends. Aidan’s tale was no longer the only thing told. Thatcher began to talk to Aidan about the shape of Frimere when he left, and the state …

  • A Sort of Homecoming

    Posted by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof _Three weeks after the fall of the Silent Lord_ "Hello, Sim." Casidhe's words found Sim's ears, even in the noontime din of Denerim's Market District. By the time …

  • Gheris' Epilogue, Part 1: A Letter

    A tree. A single tree. Crudely decorated, painted, cheap baubles and shinies hanging from its lower branches. It was big, strong , quite old with a thick trunk, and although its lower half was scratched and chipped and stained with Creators-knew-what, it …

  • Gheris' Epilogue, part 2: Knife-ears

    The evening rain drove Gheris out of the Denerim alienage, and into the markets. There wasn’t any shelter anywhere; the other street rats had beaten her to all the good places. Their hollow eyes watched her from beneath the shelter of leaning buildings …

  • Gheris' Epilogue, Part 3: Words

    _With assistance from jillyfae and Chris._ Mother screamed. In her dreams, she always screamed. It wasn’t Gialinn’s return that Gheris remembered. It was not her recitation of the Vir Tanadahl. It was not even the strange, lonely funeral the clan …

  • Home Page

    The Winter has come early this year, closing the roads and stranding many far from home and kin. Yet, in the depths of the frozen wilderness some threat stirs. When the Spring returns, will any be there to greet it? _Silent Winter_ is an online chat …

  • Main Page

    h4. Rules [[Character Creation]]
    [[Combat]]
    [[Recovery]]
    [[Equipment]]
    [[Chat Gaming]]
    h4. Information [[Locations]]
    [[Creatures …

  • Locations

    [[Main Page]] >> Locations This page is for listing the locations the party has visited. [[The Banncreag]] A forgotten fortress guarding an equally forgotten pass in the mountains. _____________________________________ [[The Dales]] Part of Orlais …

  • The Banncreag

    [[Locations|Back]] Literally, "the Bann's Rock". An isolated fortress in the Frostback Mountains overlooking a little-used and almost-forgotten pass leading south into the frozen lands of the barbarians. The last Bann of the Banncreag died generations …

  • Creatures Encountered

    [[Main Page]] >> Creatures This is a page for listing information about the creatures the party has encountered. *Abominations* Possessed mages, Abominations are vile monstrosities that possess an almost unquenchable rage and hatred toward all …

  • Lexicon

    [[Main Page|Back]] This page is for information and lore that the party has acquired. *Terms* *Ser* A gender-neutral term of respect, generally used to address knights and other members of the lowest ranks of the aristocracy. Circle Mages are …

  • Tasks

    [[Main Page|Main Page]] >> Tasks This page is for information on quests and other undertakings. Note that these are merely suggestions.

    ONGOING TASKS

    *Find the Ice Heart*
    _Source: Grandmother_
    Our heroes know that Stennar has …

  • Items

    [[Main Page|Back]] This page is for listing items of interest the party acquires.

  • Personages

    [[Main Page]] >> Personages This page is for listing NPC's whose names have been mentioned. NPC's who become sufficiently involved with the dealings of the party will also be added to the NPC Tracker with their own page, stats, description, and …

  • Elvish Words

    [[Lexicon|Back]] *Aa*
    p(. _abelas_: "sorrow", used as an apology
    _adra_: speak
    _aerinal_: wind
    _andaran atish’an_: "enter this place in peace", a formal elvish greeting
    _Andruil_: Goddess of the Hunt
    _aravel_: "land …

  • Shyth'iar'megdalain

    [[Locations|Back]] Shyth'iar'megdalain almost exclusively wanders the bounds of the Brecilian forest, the only clan to do so as the area is semi-civilized and thus liberally infested with human foresters, loggers, bandits, charcoal burners, hunters and …

  • Shyth'adra'aerinal

    [[Locations|Back]] One of the largest and wealthiest Dalish clans in Ferelden, the Adra travel throughout the Frostback mountains and regularly trade with the dwarves in Orzammar. They are sometimes disparaged among the other clans as being more …

  • Shyth'valwe'sikarmeth

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Locations]] >> Shyth'valwe'sikarmeth The Valwe are about as close to an "ordinary" Dalish clan as it is possible to find in Ferelden, except for their Keeper, Zholon. "Ninety years older than God", as he describes himself, and …

  • Organizations

    [[Main Page]] >> Organizations This page is for giving details on the organizations that exist in the game. [[The Awar]]
    [[The Chantry]]
    [[The Circle]]
    [[Dalish Clans]]
    [[LaCroix Academy]]
    [[Templars]]

  • The Dales

    [[Locations | Back]] A remote part of Orlais, on the coast of the Waking Sea and west of the Frostback Mountains, reached from Ferelden by Gherlen's Pass. Former home of the elves before they were splintered into city elves and dalish clans.

  • Dalish Culture

    [[Lexicon | Back]] *Note* This history is based on the oral tradition of the Dalish elves, and may (or may not) have much relation to historical fact. The pantheon and language used is based on the current Dalish interpretation of their oral …

  • Character Creation

    [[Main Page]] >> Character Creation [[Attributes]]
    [[Races]]
    [[Classes]]
    [[Talents]]
    [[Skills]]
    [[Specializations]]

  • Attributes

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> Attributes There are eight standard attributes and nine calculated attributes. Characters in this game will start with 40 attribute points to distribute among the standard attributes. h4. Standard …

  • Races

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> Races *Human* +1 Strength, +1 Agility, +1 Endurance, +2 Communication, +1 to any attribute
    *Elf* +1 Perception, +2 Will, +2 Intuition, Night Vision *Dwarf* +1 Agility, +1 Strength, +3 Endurance, …

  • Classes

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> Classes Your class grants you a few bonuses and the ability to purchase basic talents which fall under that class. Each character begins play with 4 talent points to spend. You may put points in any talent …

  • Skills

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> Skills Skills are based on a specific attribute and cannot be raised higher than that attribute. When a skill is used, the player rolls the skill + the involved attribute. Rogues begin with 100 points to …

  • Combat

    [[Main Page]] >> Combat Combat in this system is done in an abstract manner instead of the particular manner used in miniatures games. Instead of having a map that displays exactly where each character is standing and which way they are facing and …

  • Specializations

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] h3. Warrior Specializations [[Warrior Specialization Talents]] *Chevalier*
    Requirements: 10 points in Ride, at least 15 points distributed between Spear, Sword, Axe and Bludgeon in some manner, you …

  • Mage Specialization Talents

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Specializations]] >> Mage Specialization Talents *Landsoul* For every point you put into this talent, you no longer have to pay the Maintain cost for one ongoing instance of a spell casting in the Nature …

  • Equipment

    [[Main Page]] >> Equipment This page is for listing basic equipment as I make it up. *Weapons* Weapons have a base damage rating, a number of hands, and a delay. They are also specified as ranged or melee. _Balanced Dagger_
    Sword-type …

  • Chat Gaming

    [[Main Page]] >> Chat Gaming Just some helpful notes on chat gaming. First, the dice code. To roll dice in the AIM chat room, just use this code: //roll-dice#-sides# So if you want to roll 2d10, you'd put in "//roll-dice2-sides10", without the …

  • Talents

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> Talents h4. Warrior Talents *Charge*
    Spend 3 pain and take a -10 to your defense for the next 5 segments in order to instantly Engage the target of your choice. [[Coordination]]
    [[Dual …

  • Coordination

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Coordination # Meat Shield: You may opt to take the friendly fire damage that would normally be dealt to any ally in an Engaged cluster with you. # Friendly Fire Isn't: You may spend 2 pain at …

  • Dual Wield Style

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Dual-Wield Style These abilities may only be used if you are wielding a weapon in each hand. # Independent Hand Training: You no longer take the attack penalty when wielding two weapons. # …

  • Cavalry

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Cavalry # Clever Direction: Add one to the number of targets your mount may Engage simultaneously. (This also means that if you take the Engage action, your mount can Engage all of its possible …

  • Footwork

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Footwork # Disengage: You may disengage from any number of opponents simultaneously by rolling Agility only against the opponent of your choice. Or, you may spend 2 pain and disengage …

  • Battle Hardened

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] # Speedy: you may spend 1 point of pain to ignore a single Slow effect when it is applied. # Resilient: you may spend 2 points of pain to ignore a single Stun effect when it is applied. # …

  • Two Handed Weapon Style

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Two-Handed Weapon Style These abilities may only be used if you are wielding a two-handed weapon. # Pommel Strike: spend 1 pain to strike with the weighted haft of the weapon. If your attack …

  • Weapon and Shield Style

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Weapon and Shield Style These abilities may only be used if you are wielding a melee weapon and a shield. # Bash: Spend 1 pain to strike with your shield and your weapon simultaneously (roll …

  • Dodgy

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Dodgy # Disengage: You may disengage from any number of opponents simultaneously by rolling Agility only against the opponent of your choice. Or, you may spend 2 pain and disengage …

  • Evaluate

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Evaluate # Observe: When in combat but not engaged in melee, you may spend 1 segment to simply study an opponent's fighting style. For each segment you spend studying a single opponent in this …

  • Lethality

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Lethality # Accurate Strike: Spend 1 pain to add +2 to your attack roll. You may spend any amount of pain in this manner. # Agonizing Strike: When you successfully hit with a Backstab, your …

  • Single Weapon Style

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Single-Weapon Style # Side Present: You present only your side when attacking, leaving you less open to counter-attacks. +3 to physical defense against melee attacks when wielding a single …

  • Sharpshooting

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Sharpshooting # Hand and Eye: Add +3 to your attack when using a ranged weapon. # Find the Opening: If you make a ranged attack on a target on the same segment as that target is struck in melee …

  • Siege

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Siege # Crew Training: You may operate siege weapons with sufficient proficiency and speed to use them in normal combat. # Ballistics Training: You take only a -5 penalty to your attack when …

  • Slyness

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Slyness # Quick Switch: You no longer need to roll Agility to switch opponents. # Stealth: if opponents are unaware of your presence (due to successful Stealth or other reasons) when combat …

  • Blood

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Blood # Corruption: Ranged, Cost 5, Delay 2, Maintain 4: the target takes a number of points of acid damage every segment equal to your spell power for the duration of the spell; this damage …

  • Cure

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Cure # Restore Pain: Beneficial, Cost 1+, Delay 3, the target regains a number of points of pain equal to your Spell Power. You may increase the cost to restore an additional point of pain per …

  • Fire

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Fire # Fireball: Area, Cost 4, Delay 3: Does base 15 fire damage to up to 2 opponents and everyone else in their Engaged clusters. You may spend a point of pain to increase the number of …

  • Ice

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Ice # Ice Blast: Ranged, Cost 2, Delay 2: Does 30 base cold damage. # Frost Prison: Ranged, Cost 8, Delay 3, Maintain 5: Does 10 base cold damage. In addition, the target must roll Endurance …

  • Nature

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Nature # Speak: You may speak with non-sentient living creatures. Cannot be cast during combat. # Call: Maintain 10. Calls a creature or creatures to do your bidding. Cannot be cast during …

  • Obstruction

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Obstruction # Push: Ranged, Cost 1, Delay 1: Instantly Disengages a target from all opponents. # Slow: Area, Cost 5, Delay 2, Maintain 5: Affects 5 opponents and their Engaged clusters. All …

  • Protection

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Protection # Focus: Beneficial, Cost 4, Delay 3, Maintain 3: The target gains extra temporary pain equal to to your spell power. # Shield: Personal, Cost 5, Delay 2, Maintain 5: Gain a bonus to …

  • Shock

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Shock # Shock Weapons: Personal or Beneficial, Cost 6, Delay 6, Maintain 2: Sheathes a weapon in an electrical field that discharges when it strikes. Opponents taking damage from the weaopn …

  • Spirit

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Talents]] >> Spirit # Dispel Magic: Area, Cost 5, Delay 3: Ends all Maintained effects on the battlefield. # Drain Magic: Ranged, Delay 3: the target must roll Will against the caster's Spell power or they …

  • Rogue Specialization Talents

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Specializations]] >> Rogue Specialization Talents *Duel Mastery* When you are engaged with a single opponent who is also engaging you, you gain +1 to attack and defense for each point you put into this …

  • Warrior Specialization Talents

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Character Creation]] >> [[Specializations]] *Horseback Mastery* For every point you put in this mastery, your mount gains +1 to attack and +1 defense. *Hound Master* For each point you put in this mastery, your hounds gain +10 …

  • The Chantry

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Organizations]] >> The Chantry The Chantry is the Church founded by Kordillus Drakon, first emperor of Orlais. The Chantry's prophet is named Andraste (an-DROSS-tee), the "Bride of the Maker", a woman from the area where Ferelden …

  • The Circle

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Organizations]] >> The Circle The Circle of Magi's primary mission is to keep mages and magical teaching under some kind of structured control. After the First Blight and the subsequent teachings of the Chantry, those bearing mage- …

  • Dalish Clans

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Organizations]] >> Dalish Clans Dalish clans are family groups descended from the elves who were driven from the Dales in Orlais. They are led by a Keeper, a mage of the Dalish tradition, and seek always to preserve the remnants of …

  • The Awar

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Organizations]] >> The Awar The Awar are what the Fereldans used to be, semi-nomadic tribesman dwelling in the harsh lands of the far south. They will occasionally unite and raid north, but this has not happened in some time.

  • Templars

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Organizations]] >> Templars The Templars are the militant branch of the Chantry and provide protection for the priests should any be required. However, they also train extensively in order to hunt down rogue mages. Many Templars …

  • Recovery

    [[Main Page]] >> Recovery h3. Pain and Magic Pain and Magic are restored automatically at the end of combat--except for the Maintain for active spells. This also means that you don't spend Magic outside of combat (except Maintain) to cast spells. …

  • LaCroix Academy

    [[Main Page]] >> [[Organizations]] >> LaCroix Academy Verdon LaCroix founded this prestigious school for duelists in the Orlesian capital of Val Royeaux seven generations ago. Few applicants are chosen, and the Academy demands principle and discipline …

  • Timeline

    [[Main Page|Main Page]] >> Timeline The Ages of Ferelden's history have been: Divine, Glory, Towers, Black, Exalted, Steel, Storm, Blessed, and Dragon. |Year|Event| |24:Blessed|Orlais invades and conquers Ferelden.| |52:Blessed|Simon born.| |63?: …

  • Lothering

    [[Locations | Back]] A village on the West Road, Lothering supplies goods to Redcliffe Village and Orzammar. The Templars are based in Lothering, and the Chantry maintains a strong presence here. [[:teresa | Teresa Corwin]] and her father, Jaedar, …

  • Ostagar

    [[Locations | Back]] This fortress was built by the Tevinter Imperium to guard Ferelden from the barbarians of the Korcari Wilds, but has been unoccupied for centuries.

  • Silver Tree

    [[Locations | Back]] This ancient silver-leaved oak tree, deep in the heart of the Brecilian Forest, is the Silent Lord's anchor point in Ferelden. [[:gheris | Gheris Clíodhna]] has been tasked with leading our heroes there.

  • Gheris Clíodhna

    *History* Gheris Clíodhna has spent most of her life taking much of the penalty for the mistakes of her mother and the existence of her human half-brother, Geoffrey. Initially the magical prodigy, first before all of her many siblings, groomed to …

  • Oriane Mirobelle de Rocfort

    Oriane is Lothaire's wife of seven years, a refined young woman from a very respectable Orlesian family. Her marriage to Lothaire was arranged by her mother and his father, and she is very happy with her husband and her duties overseeing his household at …

  • Geoffrey

    Geoffrey is a pensive young man, always highly conscious of his absolute lack of any kind of social status. Traveling for a year in human lands has made him terrified of his own race, and he dreads the day when Gheris may actually locate his father. He …

  • Naessa Arielle

    *BACKGROUND* Naessa and her twin brother Ninnion were both born with the mage gift, and were considered a miracle gift to their clan, children who would grow up to be great Keepers and lead their clan into a bright new future. Ninnion was the social …

  • Aidan Tiarnan

    Adain is the young lord, from mixed parentage: His Bann being on the border of Frelden and Orlais, his father a Frelden man, and his mother an Orlaisian. Adain feels alone, ignored by a stern aging father, who at best seems remote and unreasonably …

  • Casidhe Fionnlagh

    |*Height:* 6'1"|*Weight:* 155|*Age:* 24| |*Eyes:* Green|*Hair:* Blond|*Skin:* Lightly Tanned| !{float:right;}http://th05.deviantart.net/fs50/300W/f/2009/329/9/1/__You_lecherous__drunken______by_EllaNutella.jpg! *APPEARANCE*
    Casidhe Fionnlagh …

  • Simon Damont

    Simon stepped into the inn from the wan chill of the winter morning, doffing his bright red cap. He climbed the stairs and quietly entered the room he shared with Lothaire. It was a shame, he thought, that they shared such sparse accommodations, but work …

  • Ferron

    Ferron is a young elven hunter from [[:naessa | Naessa's]] clan, the [[Shyth'adra'aerinal | Adra]]. Darana, the clan Keeper, has tasked him with delivering Naessa safely to her new clan. Ferron anticipated that this might prove more difficult than it …

  • Stennar

    Stennar is beyond unusual for dwarves. She was born on the surface (she thinks) and doesn't really grasp the dwarven obsession with dwelling underground. Her main occupation appears to be sightseeing, usually by herself, but the simple fact that she's …

  • Sample Character Sheet

    I've created this to (hopefully) make it a bit easier for people to create and read their characters if they're not all that familiar with the Textile formatting et al. Feel free to use your own format. I'll try to use this format for NPC's with …

  • Inbolc

    Inbolc is an Awar chieftain, leader of a group that lives in small scattered homesteads through the southern Frostback Mountains. An enormous man, he retains leadership primarily through strength, although he is not as stupid as he looks.

  • Demon

    Demon is one of a matched pair of massive black warhorses (the other is named Spawn) given to Inbolc by the Witch of Stones when he attained his chieftainship. In a fit of generosity (or mischief), Inbolc has lent Demon to

  • Teresa Corwin

    *INTERLUDES*, by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof
    "Teresa":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/silent-winter/adventure-log/teresa
    "The Blue Bottle":http://www.obsidianportal.com/campaign/silent-winter/ …

  • Brandeouf Fionnlagh

    *APPEARANCE*
    Brandeouf Fionnlagh was a lean man, a bit taller than most, with sharp eyes and quick hands. He affected a handlebar mustache from time to time, and did not talk or smile much. He usually wore simple clothes, accented with two ornate …

  • Islene

    Islene Pentaghast was a human woman of Nevarran heritage, a Grey Warden who posed as a merchant with her cousin, [[:segonal | Segonal]], to infiltrate Ferelden. She fell in love with their bodyguard, [[:brandeouf | Brandeouf Fionnlagh]], and bore him a …

  • Gialinn Clíodhna

    *PRELUDES,* by "Darth Krzysztof":http://www.obsidianportal.com/profile/DarthKrzysztof
    [[Cold, Cold Heart | Cold, Cold Heart]]
    [[The Broken Looking-Glass | The Broken Looking-Glass]]

  • Keira Liadan

    Keira is a young Zatani female who travels the roads of Ferelden with her parents, Rajko and Katerina Liadan. She dresses colorfully and speaks with great passion (and a strong Zatani accent).

  • Durwyn Slean

    Durwyn Slean is a tall, older man with an iron-gray beard and a deep, commanding voice. He always wears the armor and signet ring associated with his station. Slean ordered [[:teresa | Teresa]] to capture or kill [[:segonal | Segonal]]. [[:casidhe | …

  • Jaedar Corwin

    *APPEARANCE*
    Jaedar Corwin is pushing sixty, a squat, broad-shouldered man with a ruddy face and a limp. *BACKGROUND*
    Jaedar Corwin served as a Templar for many years in Lothering, until he hurt his leg and was unable to continue. He married …