First the crown prince died in battle with nomadic raiders coming across the border. Before his sister could be named the new successor, she was killed when her entire caravan was swept away by flooding. The old king died along
The collaboration between the departements of time, space and cartography produced the historisats. Each satellite was a simple planetary observing payload attached to a time drive. They were programmed to go back in time in 1000 year blocks and survey
A race of sentient buckets, created by a wizard that needed to bail water out of the foundations of his tower. Not knowing anything about pumps or screws, he enchanted a large numbers of buckets and compelled them to endlessly
The Shield Legion are a troop of elite soldiers that forgo weapons in favour of a tower shield as tall and as wide as themselves. They operate as a separate formation to be deployed into crunch points on the battlefield.
The oils from the wells of Xarax are noted for how greasy they are. The Fastsaf Space Guild maintain their pre-eminent position as interstellar couriers thanks to their exclusive rights to these oils. They use it to lubricate the biomechanical
The robber barons are a band of noble knights that have secretly rejected the concept of property. Bored with their affluent lives, the now amuse themselves by attempting, in person, to steal the goods of their fellow robber barons. They