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  • The Search for Stone

    A band of adventurers were drawn to the once-prosperous mining town of [[Fort Pythis]] by the promise of easy riches. They have been hired by [[Ordell | Ordell of Kyriel]] to bring, alive, the adventurer [[Jorok Stone]] to his employers at the [[ …

  • adventurers

    In times past, it is said, before the stability offered by the leadership of the [[Five Families | Five Families]], adventurers roamed the lands in search of wealth and glory. They mapped the wilderness, slew the beasts that lived there, and hunted the …

  • Shining City

    h3. Overview In the center of the [[Dominion]] lies Ylysum, the Shining City: jewel of the lands, seat of the [[Governance]], and hub for most of the [[merchant |]] trade that goes through [[Inferra]]. Its great temples contrast with its squalid …

  • Governance

    Twice per year, the [[Five Families]] gather at the [[Shining City]] and discuss the running of the [[Dominion]]. This is called the Governance. What exactly goes on at the meetings of the Governance and how they are decided is unclear.

  • Overseer

    The Overseer is the first among the gods. With his mate, the [[Justicar]] at his side, he rules over magic, cities, laws, and the skies. His eyes are the sun and the moon - one is gold, and the other iron. The clerics teach that the Overseer was once …

  • Justicar

    The Justicar is the mate of the [[Overseer]]. Sitting at the right hand of the Overseer, she rules over chance and the punishment of criminals. It is said that when she was mortal, the Justicar was the lover of the Overseer. Slain in battle, the …

  • Silverchain

    God of storms and war, the Silverchain is said to have been the greatest warrior of all in his life. He smiles upon the brave and hasty and scorns the cowardly and prudent. His idol is a suit of plate armour wrapped in barbed chains. His holy symbol …

  • gods

    [[Inferra]] may once have been a place where many gods of diverse origins were worshipped, but no longer. Today only a small panthenon of gods is revered by those in [[Dominion | civilized lands]]. The worship of those gods that are not among the …

  • Dominion

    The settled regions of [[Inferra]] are called the Dominion, and are ruled and unified by a body called the [[Governance]] that is run by the [[Five Families]]. The borders of the Dominion are expansive yet ever-changing, as the wilderness has a peculiar …

  • Five Families

    The Five Families are the major [[Tiefling]] families that form the nepotistic ruling class of the [[Dominion]]. The families are: [[Llyria]], [[Kazfior]], [[Kyriel]], [[Orescieu]], and [[Tyrell]].

  • Llyria

    One of the [[Five Families]], and arguably the most influential. They are headquartered in the [[Shining City]] and are privately involved in many business ventures throughout the [[Dominion]]. Whenever the [[Governance]] meets, it is in the Shining …

  • Kazfior

    One of the [[Five Families]], the Kazfior have long been the owners and operators of many of the most profitable business ventures of the [[Dominion]], notably the [[Dominion Bank]] and the [[Doors Guild]]. They are headquartered in the [[City of Chains …

  • Kyriel

    One of the [[Five Families]], the Kyriel seem to represent the greatest portion of the [[Tieflings | Tiefling]] population. Most of the high-born who do not bear the name of one of the families seem to trace their lineage to the Kyriel. Their members …

  • Orescieu

    One of the [[Five Families]], the Orescieu are unique in that they have been known to bestow their family name and holdings onto esteemed persons that are not born into their family. The Orescieu keep to themselves, staying within their vast estate at …

  • Tyrell

    One of the [[Five Families]], the Tyrell are a militaristic family. Most of the ranking officers in the [[Dominion]]'s standing army bear the Tyrell name, whether or not the position is merited. The Tyrell tend to be more closely related by blood than …

  • City of Chains

    The current status of the City of Chains is in question, as it has been devestated by the falling Kyte island fortress.

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