Minor Factions

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The Kingdom of Eryndlyn

  • A matriarchal and religious people, the Drow have always been perceived in legends as creatures of evil. They consider themselves isolationists and prefer never to encounter another race. During the first demonic invasion, the mountain covering the path from the surface to their city was uncovered, thrusting the Drow into the limelight.

Current NPCs

  • Queen Zalyth Eryndlyn – Drow Leader
    • High Priestess of Lolth and highly distrustful of men and other races.

New NPCs

  • Lady Talyle’ene – Drow handmaid
    • Once a former maid to the murdered Chessintra Arkenvir, Talyle’ene has risen up in her former mistress’s ashes and taken her place as Drow delegate for the surface.
  • Daugonar  – Drow Warrior
    • Guard to the deceased Chessintra. He is an avid follower of Lolth and hates any activity which takes him to the surface.

Relationships

  • The Drow try to maintain no relationships with any other race, especially surface dwellers. Due to recent circumstances (the kidnapping of Drow explorers by perceived Donragh Dwarves) they have been forced to the political table of The Broken Forest.

News

  • Lady Chessintra Arkenvir was murdered. Lord Belgrudain with the assistance of her maid, Talyle’ene. She was murdered by poisonous vapour.
  • Talyle’ene’s guilt is only known to some in Fair Harbour and the highest authorities in Donragh. Her murderous actions were celebrated by the Drow upon returning home.

The Motherblessed

  • Not much is known about Kuo-Toa society apart from its Theocratic government. They are known as slavers and force each to fight to show strength to their goddess. Their joint belief currently manifests as a statue to their goddess, with the depiction an average of all Kuo-Toa belief.

New Features

  • Immunity to corruption
  • Immunity to post-mortem soul manipulation

News

  • Keo the Goliath, in a recent show of strength, has converted some of the Kuo-Toa to believe his hammer is the most powerful weapon they know and has subconsciously been added to the statue of their goddess

Children of Ladguer

  • It has now been discovered that the Children of Ladguer were once Donragh Dwarves. When the first leyline explosion occurred in Donragh, an expedition team was sent into the ley tunnels to investigate. They never returned, that or the chasm was sealed too quickly. Regardless, over time, those dwarves were warped by their own hatred and exposure to the Underdark becoming Duergar

Relationships

  • Donragh – All consuming hatred which persists into the afterlife

News

  • The Children of Ladguer have taken up residence in lower/subsections the abandoned Children of Ruvalk settlement.
  • After the slaying of the corrupted Prince Doric, the Children of Ladguer have been freed to develop their holding and capture more slaves.
  • It is believed these are the Dwarves that have captured Drow expedition teams in the Underdark.

Shadowhoof Harass / The Fae

  • The Centaur, Pixie, Spire alliance was formed when the Shadowhoofs passed through the forest during one of their migratory periods. They could sense the pain the forest was in and sought to fix the forest before moving on. The Pixies and Sprites moved in when the first tree grew. They have antagonised the Elves due to their over complication of nature and magic.

Current NPCs

  • Zhed Shadowhoof – Centaur Leader
    • The leader of the centaur race. Gruff and straightforward. Favours arts and crafts over bows and arrows.

Relationships

  • Fair Harbour – Allies
  • Yuirwood – Non-aggression pact

The Board of Directors

  • The Dohwar are not a native species to this plane. This penguin like race has come from a realm of catastrophe and small races. They are known as bureaucrats and economists, for their shrewd trading and negotiating tactics and for their holy text, The Rules of Acquisition.

Current NPCs

  • Merkle – Dohwar Leader, Holy Requisitions Officer: Native Division
    • The first of the Dohwar to regain intelligence and memory after being pulled through a rip in reality caused by ley magic.

New NPCs

  • Frobisher – Dohwar Holy Requestions Officer
    • One of the most gifted accountants in all the Dohwar Empire. He was placed on a strict diet of salt water fish and kelp before he and his fellow board members were ripped from their boardroom and dumped near the River Styx

New Features

  • A temporary office has been set up near where the Dohwar were transported to.

Relationships

  • Fair Harbour – When first discovered, members of Fair Harbour were quick to aid the Dohwar. In their gratitude, they have set up an office for a representative of their company, Frobisher.

News

  • The Dohwar are now in business and looking for new grounds to place a permanent head-office.