Heroes Overview


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…]


undyingHow long has it been since he lost his name? The frayed damage of his mind no longer knows.

Vaguely he recalls armour and banners and grim-faced kin riding at his side. He remembers a fight: pain and fear as insipid hands ripped him from his saddle. He recollects terror as they threw him into the cavernous pit of the Dead God beside his brothers, to hear the Dirge and be devoured into oblivion. In the darkness below, time left them. Thought left them. Common sense left them. [Read more…]


slardarSlardar is a Slithereen, one of the Deep Ones, protector of the great wealth of hollow cities and the ancient treasures buried there. In the dark gulf of the great ocean abysses, the Slithereen Guard carries his lure-light with him through the top-secret treasure rooms. Thieves are drawn in by its friendly glow, never to return. He is completely loyal, and his reticent nature hides [Read more…]

Ancient Apparition

ancient apparitionKaldr, the Ancient Apparition, is an representation projected from outside time. He comes from the cold, unlimited void that both predates the universe and anticipates its end. Kaldr is, Kaldr was, Kaldr shall be…, and what we distinguish, powerful as it appears to us, is but the faintest weakened echo of the true, everlasting Kaldr. Some consider that as the universe ages and moves toward its final moments, the brightness, and power of Kaldr will deepen–that the Ancient Apparition will grow younger and stronger as eternity’s end draws nigh. His hold of ice will bring all substance to a stop, his image will cast [Read more…]

Death Prophet

death prophetKrobelus was a Death Prophet-she told destinies for the wealthiest of those who desired to look beyond the veil. However, after years of probing on behalf of others, she began to seek signs on her own fate. When death repudiated to yield its secrets, she tried to buy them with her life. Nevertheless, the ultimate price proved inadequate. Death disgorged her repeatedly, always holding back its genuine mysteries. Her suspicion grew. Others could die for eternity–why not she? Why must she alone be cast back on the shores of life with such tedious regularity? Why she was not [Read more…]