amol-kalit

  1. White Swallow

    Fable - Ask The sand, it too ebbs and flows

    No creature has ever been as insidious and resilient as the sand wyrm that made the dunes it's home. With its scales glistening like gold and its many frills neatly arranged along its body, it was by no means a brutish looking beast. If only it were not such a pest. Al Mirabet had trouble...
  2. Medja

    Fable - Ask To Fill the Throne

    Stagnation. If there was one thing that Medja hated, it was to watch her world become stagnant and dull. Gerra had started another one of his 'divine pilgrimages' some weeks ago, leaving the throne empty and the Divan in charge. The Divan, in turn, had become complacent. The Empire was stagnant...
  3. White Swallow

    Fable - Ask Do the stars look back when we gaze at them?

    Within the walled gardens of Sey'Kube. One hour past midnight, 1st of Seagrass, spring. The sky would not yet show its brightest lights. Tame gazelles pranced in the night, their eyes glistening gold when hit by candle-light; while the many golden peacocks have long gone asleep in the low...
  4. White Swallow

    Private Tales On the first night when the partridge called

    The White Swallow slowly approached the castle in the dead of the night from the southeast. It was a small ridge castle, unaproachable by an army from most sides. Its keep stood on the highest end towards the north. It wasn't in the best of conditions and the foliage in the steep ridgeside...
  5. Kade Anvar

    Open Chronicles Scavenger

    "There you are." Kade Anvar had been traveling north of Ragash. He walked along the Baal-Asha's green edge looking for a specific plant: an Asha Razor. Master Jalil needed a few leaves of such, and that provided for Kade a task, something to do to earn some coin. Aisha, Kade's little sister...
  6. Teriteqas

    Quest Makan Al'amtar

    Abtatu was displeased with the Abtati of ages past. Their lush lands had been scorched until it was nothing but sand as punishment for their arrogance and ignorance. The chosen people inherited this harsh land for a harsh lesson. But Abtatu was not a malevolent god. Oasis existed to provide...
  7. Medja

    Fable - Ask No Fury

    Several months had passed since Nymeasha's induction into the Empire, an induction which had been based upon a promise: that Medja would aid the Princess of Salitra in tracking down her betrayer and getting her the justice she deserved. That was a promise that she intended to keep, yet she was...
  8. Gerra

    Quest A Tomb for My Brother

    After the events of the Dragon Risings, Gerra returned to Ragash, where he sat upon the Sherdal Throne in a fury upon learning that the body of Maho Sparhawk had been stolen. He summoned his viziers, the holy priests, the nobles, and the captains of his army to the Alabyad Palace, where he held...
  9. Medja

    Fable - Ask Deathless Discussions

    Managing the newly formed Cabal of Amenthes was no easy feat. Emperor Gerra had tasked his Vizier of Stars with both the formation and upkeep of the organization but had given little instruction on exactly what he wanted done with it. Medja had decided that the best means of accomplishing her...
  10. Medja

    Private Tales An Overdue Rendezvous

    The Viper's Den: a club in one of the more upscale regions in Ragash. Once upon a time it had been a meeting ground for the notorious gang, the Blood Asps. It had been a sordid place where women danced in exchange for coin, drugs were taken in dark corners, and shady deals were made beneath...
  11. White Swallow

    Fable - Ask Where demons smoke sinners

    Belnegand, the tallest peak in view from Sey'Kube's mountainous vista, it certainly was not the tallest in Seret with some meagre 5 kilometres in height. However, it certainly was the tallest of the active volcanos. Tipped in snow while the valley beneath blossomed in spring-blooms, it was an...
  12. Gahesznem

    Fable - Ask Imhotat: Bring us truth

    Ripe grains grew from the path west and east of the river of life. The wooden litter painted gold and covered in black-star-speckled cloth rose high above the seagrass. Carried by 8 maned males, embellished from head to toe. Behind it a retinue of soldiers of many packs. The royal litter carried...
  13. Méchanteau

    Open Chronicles A Corpse City for a Corpse King

    Méchanteau had believed since forever that necromancers were the most selfish and nihilistic of all creatures. Having heard of the Eternum, and the coven's attempt at an undead nation, he was proven wrong. Not all of his ilk were territorial eccentrics, some were just stupid and very successful...
  14. Gerra

    Private Tales Fire: The Spark of Civilization

    The emperor arrived at the mausoleum without any fanfare or guards. He hardly needed them here. He craned his neck, looking up at the top of the structure, then back down to the black, gaping entrance. Necromancers. He hated necromancers. With a grimace and a shudder, he entered the mausoleum...
  15. Gerra

    Private Tales Cold Stone Hearts

    Annuakat, lower levels. Beneath the coastal city were a network of catacombs and natural caverns. The upper tier were used as storage. Below this lay the dungeons for the worst prisoners, where no light shines. And below even this? The bones of the ancient city. Former houses and walls. In the...
  16. Gaheris

    Fable - Ask It's What's On the Inside That Counts

    Annuakat, Amol-Kalit The Royal Palace - First Chamber of the Imperial Mortician Gaheris removed his mask. It was a large and ungainly thing: wooden, beak-shaped, and filled with all manner of pleasant-smelling herb. Not a necessity for the work he did, but it offered a welcome respite. He wiped...
  17. The Wight Knight

    Private Tales In Searching

    The Wight Knight had left Elbion approximately a month ago. He wanted to search for any means of understanding magic, but his appearance aided him in talking to no one. He'd tried a library, but couldn't make sense of any of the letters. How long had he been asleep if the alphabet had changed so...
  18. White Swallow

    Completed Heavy are the burdens of apostates

    An impromptu crowd has happened on the main square of Jaleyaana. People from all around the desert were caught up in the midst of it all. Whether they came from as far as Maraan or as close as Elbion. Here it was always advised to keep a low profile if not of the right faith, whether you...
  19. Kjaran Mak Aodha

    Private Tales Desert Convoy

    Amol-Kalit was different to Kjaran. So much had changed but the last time he'd been here was nearly a score of years ago. He'd been young then and loving life. Work was easy to come by and he'd pissed away plenty of gold and silver knowing that he'd easily make more by signing on with a...
  20. TTamark

    Open Chronicles Empire diplomacy 2: Electric boogaloo

    Steve reflected on the things that might be counted as mistakes in his previous attempt to improve relations between The Empire, and The Eternum. One maybe a letter was not personal, or respecting enough. Showing up yourself, or at the very least sending a humanoid messenger shows more respect...