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It has been five thousand years since a band of the galaxy’s most deadly commandos disappeared without a trace. At the time, some said that they had found the birthplace of mankind and could not or would not leave it. However, the war was the first thing on everyone’s minds and the lost men were soon forgotten. But by the time of their disappearance, their saga was only beginning…



Welcome to the Low Kingdoms, where fifteen Western clans do battle against twelve Eastern ones across a great canyon, called the Rift. At the center of the Low Kingdoms is the Free Dominion of Cartos, possessed of a great capital, the Free City of Cartos, built on a mesa at the center of the Rift. The Low Kingdoms are surrounded by great mountains, and men speak in hushed tones of someone called Palælogus, who prevents passage through the mountains; no man save one has ever passed through the hallowed peaks, and he returned insane…


The Tales of Lorhenor uses the Remembrance of Fury ruleset, designed by myself as a genre-based modification to my Storm rules (and their many revisions). The Low Kingdoms is a place mired in intrigue and steeped in tradition—rivalries run deep indeed when the war has raged on for centuries. Living memory is short, reflecting the expected lifespan of most of the Low Kingdoms’ inhabitants. Dozens of powerful factions and guilds strive to carve out a place for themselves and ally themselves with the more powerful clans. Above all, the specter of the office of the Low King hovers over the Low Kingdoms, as there has been no king since the last disappeared without a trace three centuries ago, soon after the beginning of the war which sundered his realm across the Rift. Recently, though, information on his mysterious abdication has been unearthed, pointing to a place deep within the Rift where a mythic monster is rumored to lurk. However, some of the clans would prefer to elect a new king, using the traditional caucus prescribed for the end of a dynasty—a ritual that has been lost for over half a millennium. And men with strange abilities have begun to appear throughout the Low Kingdoms…

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