World of Neyathis

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A common theme is war and displacement, and the folly of man reaching too far and casting himself down into darkness.

NayathisWorld

The world of Nayathis is the home of many of my Submissions.

It is divided into several continents separated by wide seas, allowing for isolation and completely divergent developments.

So far there are four major continents:

Neyathis - Principle continent of the world. Size of Africa, running from 65 north to the equator, ~4000 miles x 3500 miles.
Rephatia - Homeland of the insidious Rephatians, the twisters and devourers of humanity.
Kargois - The near-empty continent home to the Magnificent City of Stoneholt
Sagaris - Neyanthian Antartica, a huge southern continent locked in an eternal ice-age.

This world is largely an earth-analog, but with smaller continents. Lifeforms are in most cases Earth analog with some divergences.

A detailed history will be added later, but greatly shortened, the world has changed hands both divinely and physically several times, being dominated by different sets of divinity and life over the eons. Humanity and a dozen pantheons hold control now, but they are not the first and arrived here from elsewhere.

Even once Humanity arrived, grand empires and civilizations have risen from bronze to nearly industrial ages several times and have come crashing to the ground again and again.

A common theme is war and displacement, and the folly of man reaching too far and casting himself down into darkness.

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       By: ilya

While traversing the tractless deserts of Shezmu, the pc's come across a travelling caravan led by Vual, the Demon-Camel, the Lord of Lust, the Thrice-Humped...Vual is cursed to only be able to assume one form outside the Abyss, that of a rather large, golden-skinned three-humped camel,with a frog-like, black, barbed tongue......

Vual is the demonic manifestation of Lust...his followers, a cult of truly disturbed individuals, engage in bizarre orgies, travelling the desert towns, "entertaining" the desert folk with their perverse antics...

Vual's Rapture is what the cultists call their monthly festival, where they perform perverse rites to honor Vual...ofcourse folk come from great distances to witness the festivals, despite themselves, and the Cult of Vual welcomes all...

Surprisingly for such a hideous creature, Vual has the power to beguile and charm with his magical voice. His voice will always sound to pcs as the voice of the person they most desire...his followers also gain this ability slowly over time...

When the pc's meet with Vual, he tries to seduce them into joining his cult. If for whatever reason the pc's resist..well then... Vual would probably kill them for sport, as a lesson for those who "resist Vual's love"....

Encounter  ( Other ) | January 27, 2005 | View | UpVote 1xp


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