Heroes Overview

Shadow Fiend

nevermoreIt is said that Nevermore the Shadow Fiend has the spirit of a poet, and in fact, he has thousands of them. Over the ages, he has claimed the souls of rhymesters, clerics, emperors, tramps, slaves, academics, criminals, and (naturally) heroes; no sort of soul escapes him. What he does with them is mysterious. No one has ever looked closely into the Abysm whence [Read more…]


bloodseekerStrygwyr the Bloodseeker is a ritually endorsed hunter, Hound of the Flayed Twins, sent down from the mist-covered peaks of Xhacatocatl in exploration of blood. The Flayed Ones need vast amounts of blood to keep them satisfied and soothed, and would soon deplete their mountain empire of its populace if the priests of the high plateaus did not pacify them. Strygwyr therefore goes out [Read more…]


meepo“If you ask me, life is all about whom you know and what you can find. When you live up in the Riftshadow Ruins, just finding food can be dangerous. So you need to cut corners, you need to scrounge; you need to know your strong points. Some of the beasts up there can destroy you, so you need a way to ambush the weak and avoid the strong. On the positive aspect, the ruins have history, and history is [Read more…]

Faceless Void

faceless voidDarkterror the Faceless Void is a sightseer from Claszureme, a region outside of time. It continues to be a mystery why this being from another dimension believes the struggle for the Nemesis Stones is worth penetrating our physical plane, but it appears that, a disturbance in the balance of power in this world has consequences in adjacent dimensions. Time means nothing to Darkterror, except as a way to frustrate his [Read more…]


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…]