Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Lij

Mankind Cultural History Varies according to base culture. Known to the rest of the Duine as mankind, the lij are the dominant race on all of Baeg Tobar. One of the few races that naturally evolved on Baeg Tobar, their…

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“Imber’s Ocean of Glass” (Part 2) by Scott Colby

The old woman smiled and tottered off into the forest, disappearing through the charred arch and leaving Imber alone with his thoughts. Though he loved his home and its location, he’d only ended his journey because going further would’ve been…

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Chapter 02 – Under the Shade of a Traveling Tree, Part 02

Every night as Diuntyne arrived, silver Diun breached the horizon like a titanic ship entering the open sea of dark sky. The stars smothered under the polished light of the moon’s swirling gas surface. It lost little of its mass…

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The Aiemer

The Aiemer, or the Breath of the Great Mother, the Spirit of all Creation, is a magical current that flows throughout the entire world. It is the foundation of all life, the catalyst that randomly shapes the planet and all…

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“Imber’s Ocean of Glass” (Part 1) by Scott Colby

There once was a man named Imber. Imber lived alone in a tiny hut at the tip of a tiny sliver of of a cliff jutting out above the sea. He lived off the land, hunting and scavenging in the…

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Chapter 02 – Under the Shade of a Traveling Tree, Part 01

Boruin tossed the bones of his dinner back into the fire and looked in disbelief at his companion. “An Aiemer flow?” “That’s right,” answered Wraethe. “You’re saying that the man, after he was dead, somehow drew upon a fable to…

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The Dreaming Lands

The Dreaming Lands is a land both familiar and strange, where the mundane exists in easy concert with the extreme. Certain of the Dreaming Lands’ features and inhabitants would not look even remotely out of place in the Dying Lands,…

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“Thistle” (Part 2) by Scott Colby

I turned dejectedly toward the boat. It was gone. My guide had already taken it several hundred yards off into the sky. I was stranded. No doubt he was having a hearty laugh at my misfortune. I don’t think he…

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Chapter 01 – The Waiting Boy, Part 02

There was nothing but brush in the deep jungle, but Pile found some way to lead them on. Smart-mouthed, selfish, shallow, and short, Pile was more annoyance than good companionship, but he had his uses. Boruin kept him around mostly…

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The Dying Lands

The Dying Lands is an earthlike realm populated with an array of young races still trying to find their way in the world. Life here is harsh and unforgiving. The inhabitants are fully aware of their own mortality. That said,…

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