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Month: December 2017

The Nightmara-Calatini Treaty: Part 1

The Nightmara-Calatini Treaty: Part 1

from Queen Sarilee’s diary early Fall 613 AF ‘Twas over a month ago, that I awoke from the most vivid dream of my life in completely unfamiliar surroundings. (My husband later told me that servants had seen me traversing the palace whilst asleep. I am still surprised I made it through Ormas unscathed, but perhaps nightmara magic protected me.) Although I had nary an inkling of where I was, I felt no fear as I gazed upon the inky mare…

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The Nightmara

The Nightmara

from March’s Creatures Beyond the Walle Unlike other magical creatures, nightmara do not live north of the Walle; thirteen large herds live in Calatini on the plains just north of the Tsarkan Empire (dubbed the Nightmara Plains), and a few smaller herds live in other human nations. Nightmara live among humans because they must consume dreams in addition to ordinary feed, and humans possess much richer dreams than other creatures. If nightmara do not consume enough rich dreams, they develop…

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Elementalball

Elementalball

from Addison’s Guide to Sports and Games Developed in Calatini during the eigth century, elementball has been a popular game among the affluent since its creation and has recently spread to the common classes through sports halls and taverns. An alchemic witch developed the game to show his students the weaknesses of elemental magic in different environments. However, the game was so enjoyable one of his students marketed it to gentlemen at court and elementball became an instant success. Elementball…

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