h3. Mortal life
Suldaan was originally a human merchant who lived about 400 years ago, peddling wares between towns in the lower savanna of the Sun Kingdom. Several close calls with bandits, gnolls, and goblins intensified his fundamental fear of death …
h3. Early life
Kombozi was a young human girl about 70 years ago, who was killed and vampirized by the vampire Tekaji, who was traveling through her hometown. During her thralldom, Tekaji raised her as his own child, teaching her that she had been …
Orukan inherited rulership of the Goblin Marshes from his mother, just ahead of Amakhadi, his younger sister. He was appointed Duke Orukan when his mother was killed by giant centipedes. Blaming humans for the goblins' wretched living conditions, Orukan …
"Bloody Marid" was a marid charged with protecting the Water Orb, one of the four Elemental Orbs, which was kept in the Temple of the Marids.
Hundreds of years ago, the temple was besieged by Bashamgurda's fire archons, who slew many of the marids, …
Kharis was forged in the fiery heart of Irdoc Morda to serve as its lord. It presided over the fortress for hundreds of years, overseeing the creation of new archons and the building of Ogremoch's armies.
When [[:stick | Stick]] and his cohort of …
Baaris was born 53 years ago in Rivertown, the son of the local blacksmith. He learned the craft from his father and took up the family business about 30 years prior to his death. He married Kiza, a hearty woman with a passion for metalwork, and began to …
Prevara was born 70 years ago in the eastern savanna, and came to Rivertown after marrying and settling down with a young woman there. She outlived her wife and never had any children, so for a period of 8 years, she lived alone on the outskirts of the …
Orin was born in Solspire 42 years ago. Eager to prove herself, she was ordained an acolyte and climbed the ranks in the Temple of Morimi, becoming high priestess 11 years ago. As the high priestess, Orin was privy to sacred knowledge, such as the relics …
Thousands of years ago, Bashamgurda was one of the more powerful efreet in the City of Brass, among the ranks of Alraii and Dashim. He commanded an army of fire archons and slave warriors, and served the Sultan of Brass directly. Although …
Ghadab was tormented by the twin fire demons Braxis and Braxo, driving him mad with rage and turning him to the worship of Imix, the evil Prince of Elemental Fire. He took shelter in the magma chamber beneath Pelemaka Springs, feeding his power into the …
Arktos was born into a a secret society of assassins in the mountains near Solspire. The clan held the secrets of elemental earth magic, which they used to carry out covert operations and killings. Each wore heavy chains to symbolize the bonds between …
h3. Entering the Elemental Chaos
Stick was born some 20-odd years ago in the mortal world to a tribe of kobolds that worshiped Ogremoch as the provider of land and earth, unaware that he was the evil prince of elemental earth. Filled with religious …
Ciidan was born in Rivertown about 19 years ago, where she was raised by her mother, several aunts, and grandmother. She was a rambunctious child and was known to wander into the savanna as if seeking something elusive.
At age 18, she fell in love and …
Kukulkan was one of the magical creatures of the Highlands, an elder dragon thought to be descended from Ehecatl. She was revered by the native humans and creatures as a goddess of thunder and rain, whose anger need be placated with …
Krano was a highway robber in the Highlands for some time, plundering travelers along the road to the Eastern Mountain from Nianaqol. Traffic was scarce in the area, so his victims were few, but isolated and easy to pick off. He eventually allied with the …
Kylas was native to the forests of the Highlands. At some point, he attacked [[:krano | Krano]], who held his own and convinced Kylas to join him in the field of highway robbery. With Kylas' might, Krano was able to take down larger caravans and steal …
Ryloken was raised from birth alongside [[:tohil | Tohil]] in a realm beneath the Highlands. At one point, he was betrothed to marry her, but they felt stronger as friends, and annulled the contract. When Tohil became chieftain, Ryloken made …