Radiant Strength


rattletrapRattletrap descends from the same remote kindred as Sniper and Tinker, and like countless of the Keen Folk, has compensate his diminutive stature through the application of gadgetry and intelligence. The grandson of a clockmaker, Rattletrap was for many years the apprentice to that trade before war descended from the mountains and penetrated the plains villages free of such innocent vocations. [Read more…]


alchemistThe consecrated science of Chymistry was a Darkbrew family ritual, but no Darkbrew had ever shown the kind of creativity, ambition, and recklessness of young Razzil. However, when adulthood came calling he thrust aside the family business to try manufacturing gold through Alchemy. In an act of daring suitable to his reputation, Razzil declared he would transform an entire mountain into gold. [Read more…]


shredderRizzrack could still heed the screams in his brain. He laboured, frenetically turning wrenches, twisting screws, constructing and carving and forging. Sleep escaped him; he only built. Months had gone by since he had locked himself in his uncle’s workshop, and his freedom was nearly complete. He massaged his back and shoulders as his eyes closed shut. He saw a blanket of flowers floating on [Read more…]


kunkkaAs The Admiral of the mighty Claddish Navy, Kunkka was issued with the role of protecting the isles of his homeland when the demons of the Cataract made a determined grab at the lands of men. After years of small manoeuvres, and progressively more bold and demoralizing attacks, the demon fleet flung all its carnivorous ships at the Trembling Isle. Hopeless, the Suicide-Mages of Cladd dedicated [Read more…]


earthshakerLike a golem or gargoyle, Earthshaker was one with the earth but now walks unreservedly upon it. Unlike those other creatures, he formed himself through an act of will, and serves no other master. In agitated sleeps, covered in a deep seam of stone, he became conscious of the life flowing freely above him. He grew inquisitive. During a season of earthquakes, [Read more…]


svenSven is the bastard son of a Vigil Knight, born of a Pallid Meranth, nurtured in the Shadeshore Ruins. With his father put to death for defying the Vigil Codex, and his mother rejected by her wild race, Sven believes that honour is to be found in no society–but only in himself. After nursing his mother through a protracted death, he presented himself as a novice to the Vigil Knights, never [Read more…]


tinyComing to life as a lump of stone, Tiny’s genesis are a obscure on which he continually speculates. He is a Stone Giant now, but what did he used to be? A splinter broken from a Golem’s heel? A shard swept from a gargoyle-sculptor’s workshop? A fragment of the Oracular Visage of Garthos? A deep inquisitiveness drives him, and he treks the world tirelessly seeking his origins, his ancestry, [Read more…]

Dragon Knight

dragon knightAfter years on the hunt of a legendary Eldwurm, the Knight Davion found himself in front of a disappointing foe: the dreaded Slyrak had grown very old and frail; its wings falling to pieces, its few residual scales incapacitated with scale-rot, its fangs ground to nubs, and its fire-gouts no more intimidating than a pack of wet matchsticks. Seeing no honour to be achieved in dragon-murder, Knight Davion prepared to turn away [Read more…]


beastmasterKarroch was born an infant of the stocks. His mother died in childbirth; his father, a farrier for the Last King of Slom, was crushed to death when he was five. Afterward Karroch was bonded to the king’s wildlife sanctuary, where he grew up among all the creatures of the royal court: lions, apes, fell-deer, and things barely accepted as true. When the lad was seven, a traveller brought in a beast like none before seen. [Read more…]


omniknightPurist Thunderwrath was a unbreakable-fighting, road-worn, intensely committed knight, under oath to the order in which he had grown up as squire to elder knights of great status. He had spent his whole life in the service of the Omniscience, the All Seeing One. Theirs was a holy effort, and so entrenched was he in his duty that he never queried it so long as he had the might [Read more…]