Talgarth, Capital City of Kingdom Brycheiniog

Talgarth Moderate Prosperity (III), Steady Population Growth (III), Garrison Patrols Defense (IV), Market Trade, and Guild Presence (Mercantile). Oath (Bridgeford Keep, support), Oath (Y Gaer /  Aberhonddu Town, support), Personage (King Brychan), Power (Political), Enmity (Kingdom Powys) Situated on the southern bank of the River Ennig (Between the Wye and the Usk), near the border with the Kingdom of Gwent (to the east), Talgarth has … Continue reading Talgarth, Capital City of Kingdom Brycheiniog

Beyond the Black Gates of Death

A monochrome “photo negative” landscape of a desolate and broken country. Seven immense thrones before you, and seven giants in hooded robes upon the thrones. The only features you can make out are mouths and chins; some strong, some weak, some kind, some cruel. You recount the story of your life honestly as you remember it, and the story of your death (very accurately indeed). They have … Continue reading Beyond the Black Gates of Death

Lamashtu

In Mesopotamian mythology, Lamashtu (Akkadian dLa-maš-tu) was a female demon, monster, malevolent goddess or demigoddess who menaced women during childbirth and, if possible, kidnapped their children while they were breastfeeding. She would gnaw on their bones and suck their blood, as well as being charged with a number of other evil deeds. She was a daughter of the Sky God Anu. Lamashtu is depicted as … Continue reading Lamashtu

Ninhursag

Ninhursag (or Ki) is the Babylonian Antu, and is known in the Western lands as Juno. Ninhursag was connected with all aspects of the life of women, most particularly married life, fertility, and matriarchy. Ninhursag’s spouse was Enki. Ki’s spouse was An, and Enki was descended from her. Incestuous lot, that pantheon. In a triparte maiden / mother / crone taxonomy, Ninhursag is mother and … Continue reading Ninhursag

Eastern Paladins

The Paladins in Perilous Paths emerge from the monastic traditions of the Holy Church, and their vows of poverty, humility, and obedience. Paladins (the important ones anyway) are also known as Justicars, and their most important function in society is to deliver Justice. The Red Paladins of Mithras and the Blue Paladins of Venus do have significantly differing views on what Justice looks like (Red … Continue reading Eastern Paladins

Custom Move: Research a Spell

Based on the Wizard Starting Move “Ritual” “Research New Spell” Requirements: It requires the night of the new moon It requires a place of power You’ll have to disenchant the relevant magical scroll (or spellbook) to do it Note: Wizards gain access to one new spell every time they gain a level. In this case, the requirements to disenchant the scroll or book are waived.When … Continue reading Custom Move: Research a Spell