Dire Agility


spectreJust as elevated states of energy seek a lower level, the Spectre known as Mercurial is a creature of intense and ferocious energy who finds herself charismatically drawn to scenes of strife as they open up in the physical world. While her ordinary spectral state transcends sensory restrictions, each time she takes on a physical appearance, she is stricken by a loss of self–though not of purpose. [Read more…]


weaverThe foundation of creation needs continuous care, for fear that it crumbles; for when it does, whole worlds come open. It is the work of the Weavers to keep the fabric tight, to repair worn spots in the lattice of reality. They also protect from the things that gnaw and lay their eggs in unravelled regions, whose young can suddenly devour an entire universe if the Weavers let their concentration lapse. Skitskurr was a master Weaver, charged with keeping [Read more…]


clinkzAt the bottom of the Bleeding Hills, there is a place called The Hoven, where black pools gather blood of the uplands, and the king-mage Sutherex sits in compassionate rule. Once a sworn guardian of the Hoven lands, Clinkz earned a reputation for his expertise with a bow. In the three-hundredth year of the king-mage, the demon Maraxiform rose from sixth hell to lay claim to the forest. [Read more…]


slarkLittle known to the occupants of the dry world, Dark Reef is a cadaverous prison where the nastiest of the sea-bred are sent for crimes against their colleagues. It is a razor-barbed lair full of murderous slithereen, deceitful Deep Ones, sociopathic meranths. In this badly lit labyrinth, patrolled by eels and protected by giant anemones, only the vicious survive. Hurled into Dark Reef for [Read more…]


broodmotherFor centuries, Black Arachnia the Broodmother prowled in the dark lava tubes underneath the smouldering caldera of Mount Pyrotheos. Raising millions of spiderlings in shelter before sending them to find prey in the wide world above. The Vizier of Greed, Ptholopthales, raised his lodestone ziggurat on the slopes of the dead volcano, knowing that any robbers who sought his alluring wealth must endure the spider-filled passageways. [Read more…]