Tag: Tirnan

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  • Spells of the Sorcerers

    [Key Spell Name (the MP cost of the spell, this also represents the amount of spell slots that the spell takes up in the caster’s mind) Range: Self (the spell is only able to affect the caster), Touch (requires physical contact between the caster and …

  • Geography of Tirnan

    The land of Tirnan is verdant and rocky. The land is almost ringed by low mountains rarely cresting an elevation of 3,000’. From these mountains shoots off plateaus and lines of hills throughout the entire region and make it a maze of highlands and low …

  • Tirnan Family Structure

    The role of the family, or clan, in Tirnan society cannot be understated. A person’s loyalty to their clan is tantamount and comes before the Gods, the Kingdom, and any personal feelings. Each member of a Tirnan clan is charged with upholding the honor …

  • Tirnan Clan Decision Making

    Even though clan decisions and judgments are made by the clan patriarch, the members of the clan will assemble for a ‘moot’ where everyone’s voice can be heard on the issue. These are usually loud and boisterous with lots of shouting and heated emotions. …

  • Tirnan Relations to Outsiders

    The term outsider can mean anyone from another clan or another land. As a general rule, the Tirnan people are xenophobic and stand offish with strangers and travelers. This does not mean that they are unhelpful, but that they are not willing to risk …

  • Tirnan Political Structure

    The clans of the Tirnan are fractious and argumentative and as such have no officially sanctioned king or ruler. There are several clan allegiances that have spanned centuries and the lead clans in these arrangements often times wield powerful influence …

  • Druids of the True Woods

    Priests of the True Woods are known as druids, and they have no churches or halls of worship where people gather. They tend to areas of the woods and the world, caring for the natural order and consulting and guiding the people that are there. There are …

  • Tirnan Views of Magic

    The Tirnan people are very much in tune with magic. To them, magic is all around them, and they are not wrong. Those few people that show magical aptitude are often handed over to druids or sorcerers. Sorcerers are mystics that stay in society rather …

  • Tirnan Standing Stones

    These large stones decorate the land and are carved with old writings and signs that few can read now. However, they have a special place in the minds of the magic using members of this culture. The standing stones are often times guides and …

  • The Ancoran Invasion of Tirnan

    The Ancoran people have been steadily moving in from the south east for centuries. At first it was a few settlers seeking farmland who were happy to meld into Tirnan culture, however, now the Ancoran are coming in mass, and have no desire to assimilate. …

  • Tirnan’s War for its Soul

    One of their greatest weapons in this war of culture is the words of the Lord God Mithra. Over the past five hundred years, missionaries have been steadily coming in and working to convert many of the clans away from the True Woods, and they have had …

  • The Spread of Ancoran rule into the Tirnan Clans

    In the Ancoran controlled regions there has been a cultural shift over the last two hundred years. Ancora has installed nobility to rule the land and ensure that it is worked appropriately, and these noblemen where initially tolerated and given de facto …

  • 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 …

  • The Greenwatch

    The Greenwatch is a mythical order of men and women that are sworn to protect the True Woods. They serve as judge, jury and executioner for those that trespass against the wilds, and often times keep the wilds from trespassing against the fair people of …

  • How to become Greenwatch

    Becoming a member of the Greenwatch is not something that people can do, it is something that they are born to do. It is said that when children begin hitting puberty, that those which the forest chooses those that will become members of the Greenwatch …

  • Architecture of the Tirnan

    The people of this area are not great architects and do not have massive structures devoted to gods or kings. Their lifestyle of staying in small clan units has not necessitated large buildings. Traditional houses are circular stone buildings with a …