Tag: The Volg

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  • People of the Green Sea of the Volg

    This area is a massive sweeping plain full of tough thick grass that tends to choke out other vegetation. Great nations of horse people similar to the Mongols or the Dothraki live here surviving as complex hunter gatherers. This area also boasts the …

  • Gender Roles of the Volg

    The separation between men and women is only one of sex, not of gender amongst the agrarian tribes of the Green Sea. There are no such things as ‘woman’s work’ or ‘men’s work’. Each and every person is judged on their merits, not what sex they are. …

  • The Volg’s view on Magic

    The horse people fear magic, and even brave horse warriors will flee battles where sorcery is used. Sorcery is seen as a woman’s art, and that horse lord widows pick it up after their husband’s death as a way of still communing with them and staying true …

  • The Volg and Slavery

    The horse people believe in slavery of fallen foes and those that are not able to resist. Typically they see the villages that they extort as their slaves, but have no interest in making them ride with them as it would slow the horde down. The hordes do …

  • Economics of The Volg

    The horse lords do not have a set currency and have little value in coinage. The horse lords work off a system of gifts and debt to one another. This is NOT a system of barter, where two people attempt to collectively agree upon the value of items being …

  • Poetry of the Volg

    To the Volg, especially the horse lords, poetry is a very important cultural piece. Given a general lack of literacy amongst the Volg people, oral history is incredibly important. However, this takes a special form amongst the warriors and the leaders …

  • Tirnan's Relationship with the Volg People

    The Tirnan clans have some trading with the people of the Volg, however this is with their more agrarian and commercial tribes. The horse lords of the Volg rarely venture that far north, although have been known to raid every few seasons and during …