Familiar, but Fantastic Lands
This world seems familiar, but the fantastic abounds. Twin suns rise and fall each day, and three large moons circle this world of Zihæt. Immense killer storms lash the sea. At night, the bright aurora threads between the moons. Magic powers fantastic effects and mythical beasts.
The Dragonshome Islands
are the starting point of the setting. A navigable sea surrounds the volcanic island chain laced with Japanese physical and spiritual influences. City-states of the island chain are home to progressive direct democracies with a dominant classical Greek flavor.
The Northern Continent
, the next area of focus, is heavily wooded. It has a Norse flavor, while the continent's center is a more traditional central Eurasian steppe. Finally, the eastern areas of the northern continent give way to an alpine area with Frankish flavor.
On either side of the middle sea lay the eastern
continents. Unexplored, they hold unimagined adventures.
Diverse Bloodlines and Cultures
The cultures of Zihæt are as diverse as the lands they inhabit. A wide variety of theological, political, economic, and social worldviews exist. However, not everyone gets along.
A human-looking set of inhabitants dominate these cultures. These humanoids have a highly diverse range of builds, skin color, hair, eyes, and other features. But they all share a similar description. Underneath, however, is a different story. The blood of these families courses with that of other Zihæt species. This blood grants a range of powers and capabilities.
, and other fantastic creatures native to this world fill the stories of Zihæt. Yet on the surface, they are all but a myth. What happened to these creatures is a story known to only a few.
Magic but no Gods
There are many familiar tropes and concepts for readers of fantasy and RPG players. Bloodline magic
and Natural Magic
exist. Magical technology has become more prevalent and avoided the need for traditional industrial-era technologies.
Except for the Holy Empire of Humanité
, the Magic of the Gods
has been missing for millennia. Only the strange and mysterious Miracles of Dieu
provide a hint of divine power.
Site mechanics and conventions
This world supports both dark and light themes and attempts to support a variety of mobile devices. If you come across problems on a particular mobile device, I'd love to hear from you. Drop a private comment or direct message me on discord, and we'll get that fixed up.
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