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  • Galmaran Eagle Warrior

    The warriors of the Galmaran jungles belong to several societies. These societies are similar to knightly orders in more civilized nations. Primary among these societies are the rivals the Panther Warrior and the Eagle Warriors. The largest difference …

  • Galmaran Panther Warrior

    The warriors of the Galmaran jungles belong to several societies. These societies are similar to knightly orders in more civilized nations. Primary among these societies are the rivals the Panther Warrior and the Eagle Warriors. The largest difference …

  • Blood Compact Shaman

    “The compacts I make are with dark and angry spirits, but that does not make me wicked. I do this both to bring victory to my comrades, and to appease the dark spirits. The scars on my flesh–and that of my foes–are the only harm the spirits I traffic with …

  • Behemoth Totem Warrior

    “What you think of as civilized, I know to be weak. The world is a savage place. It takes savagery to master it.” You are an Archean warrior, from the isolated and primitive peninsula to the northwest of Kelpath. While your people have always revered …

  • Lampbound Genasi

    "Sure it has kept me alive, but it is still my prison. Just because I am free to walk about as I please the bars are no less real." Thousands of years ago mortal spellcasters found out how to enslave and control elemental beings. With crude elementals …

  • Medic

    “Ugh, what a mess! I’m going to need a lot more thread.” When most adventurers think of emergency healing, they immediately think of magic. As most soldiers and villagers can attest, however, the most common form of healing is nonmagical healing lore. …

  • Quaan Hunter

    Deep within the great swamp lies an area known as the Quaan. The Quaan is a community of humans, halflings, and half-elves that coexists in an uneasy truce with the lizardfolk. This truce divides the great swamp into three parts. The smallest part is the …

  • Shepherd of the Lost

    “The spirits of cowards, failures, and traitors follow me around, hopping to earn their rest. Through their service to me, they might earn a chance a redemption. What would you do to improve your afterlife?” Many cultures that follow the Way of the …

  • Temple Guard

    In a world where religion is such a large part of so many lives it should not be surprising that there are thousands of religious sites. Sacred springs, ancient temples, rich palaces to the gods, and hallowed burial sites. Not only are these sites …

  • Scion of the Skyserpent

    “I see you admiring my markings. They are a sign of the blessing of the Skyserpent. I am one of his chosen warriors and I fight with pride and wisdom.” Some of the tribes in the Innersea worship the legendary Skyserpent, or coatl. They venerate this …

  • Traveller

    The travelling people are as old as civilization on Abria. Although most travellers are born into a clan, some are adopted into the travelling people. Because of that the travelling people comprise of members of every race. The travellers all share a …

  • Dragon Vessel

    “Who is in control? Why would it matter? We share the same goals. We are as one.” When a dragon with a powerful will dies, sometimes it becomes a primal dragon spirit. These spirits linger on, with a very limited ability to observe whatever ties them …

  • Omitan Nomad

    Between the Eternal Desert and the Dragonsworn Empire is a vast steppe. Despite the infringement of the Ipashian Empire and the Empire of Shade to the West, the Dragonsworn Empire to the East and South, and Shyr to the North, the Omitu live as they have …

  • Viper Mage

    Members of an obscure arcane order, the Vipers are assassins, mercenaries, and thieves. The Vipers originated in the Ipashian Empire, however there are also smaller circles in Kassion, Karcak and a few newer circles in other nations. The best of the …

  • Alchemist

    Masters of a rare and ancient discipline, alchemists study the properties of mundane and magical elements. They are keen observers of the physical world, and many alchemists have extensive interests in fields of knowledge ranging from astronomy to zoology …

  • Astrazalian Guardian

    “My kind have defended the City of Starlight since before your nations were founded, do you truly expect to stand up to me?” The City of Starlight is well known. During the spring and summer it sits on the western edge of the Innersea, near Salt View …

  • Axewright Descendent

    During the dwarven civil war nearly one-third of the Axewright clan left Khaldain, leaving all claim to their clan and becoming exiles. They believed there was more honour in walking away from their clan than in killing their blameless kin. The …

  • Black Ribbon Courtesan

    The Black Ribbons are an organization of spies, bodyguards, and assassins. They specialize in deception and obfuscation. When someone with influence and money wants a rival eliminated, they send in a Black Ribbon courtesan. When an influential figure …

  • Shadow Witch

    “The villagers call me a witch and scare their children with tales of me. Then they turn to me when they are sick and need a potion, or when they need my knowledge of matters natural or magical. I have learned to enjoy the irony and not take too much …

  • Samurai

    “Why? Because my lord demands it. Honour requires no other reason.” Samurai are the elite warriors of the Dragonborn Empire, trained since childhood in the arts of battle. Sworn in service to the powerful nobles who govern the empire, they are expected …

  • Black-Hearted Knave

    “Of course I’m out for myself. If I don’t look out for me, who will?” Personal gain motivates the black-hearted knave. Scoundrels of the highest order, these cunning, untrustworthy villains exploit, betray, and deceive, having little concern for the …

  • Bregan D'Arthe Spy

    “No one owns a secret. Indeed, among my people, we say that secrets own their keepers.” You were on patrol in the Feydark outside your home, beautiful and benighted Menzoberranzan, when betrayal came. As if directed by psychic command, your companions …

  • Chevalier

    Dedicated to the ideals of chivalry, chevaliers are gallant warriors who serve as champions and exemplars to the people around them. A chevalier’s personal honour is his or her most treasured possession; it is far better to die with honour than to live …

  • Gladiator

    Life can be hard. But most monarchs know that even with loyal servants and vast armies at their command, they rule with their subjects’ consent. To distract the masses from their misery, to divert public attention from oppressive laws and heavy taxes, …

  • Sandcaster

    “You underestimate sand. It is versatile and pervasive. It can pass through the smallest of openings, or be shaped into anything from pottery to buildings. If you don’t believe me, you can ask my sandy companion here. He doesn’t say much, but I’m sure you …

  • Umber Sentinel

    Most believe that the Shadowfell is a place of death, darkness, and despair. They believe that only horrible shadow monsters and the walking dead roam there. They would be half right. Those who live in the Shadowfell know that there are some …

  • Night Caster

    “Once the night has fallen we will strike. By the time they know what hit them it will be too late.” One of the earlier traditions of the Magical Kingdom of Darian was the tradition of the Night Casters. A subtle and relatively minor tradition, it …

  • God-Touched

    “I don’t draw the power of Kyral from worship. It has been with me since birth. I feel her always, pulsing through my veins. Waiting to be unleashed.” Most people understand that divine magic comes from the gods and the various divine spellcasters are …

  • Hagborn

    Hagborn Theme “You think I’m scary? You should see my mother.” Hags have children for a variety of reasons, ranging from wanting powerful servants to a twisted form of maternal desire. The children of hags are sometimes annis–women who are on the …

  • Wereraven

    Wereraven Theme “Wereravens are not like most other werebeasts, they are not driven by bestial hunger and rage. They are more in control of their emotions, learning to use their abilities on a whim. The first thing a raven learns is to control fear, to …

  • Sacred Watcher

    “_Always vigilant._” The famed Sacred Watchers are an order of holy warriors devoted to protecting relics, holy sites, and followers of Denora. In addition to general religious training and their preferred combat styles, the watchers are invested …