the spine

  1. Mo'gosh Stormson

    Open Chronicles Breaking A Spine

    "Back off beast!" The pink-skin's demand sounded more like a squealing pig's plea to Mog'osh. The Stormcaller flicked his tongue across his tusks in a show of intimidation. The merchant-human-thing's eyes widened with realization at the gesture. His panicked eyes darted to the two equally human...
  2. Alani Delkera

    Private Tales The Dawn of a New Year

    Alani had encountered the Ashlanders several months ago. Having nowhere else to go, she stayed with them. It was nice to be around fellow orcs, though her lineage was very muddled and she did not look much like an orc herself. She was distant and quiet, keeping to herself for the most part and...
  3. Victoria O'Connor

    Private Tales Clashing Fangs

    The road was too rough for the carriage. Although it was elegant, it was old, and wooden box groaned and creaked as it bumped over roots and slid in and out of ruts. Victoria sat alone inside, being bounced around the plush seats, furious. She would have the driver’s head for this. Literally...
  4. Celestia

    Private Tales Clipped Wings

    It had only been a few weeks since she had been wandering aimlessly on the surface world. She avoided the local dwellers as much as she could, unaccustomed to their nature. She had decided to make an appearance and finally reveal herself. She had been eyeing a village near the Spine for some...
  5. Urdresh the Abhorrent

    Open Chronicles What Troubles These Night-Haunted Mountains?

    A somber figure trekked across the green swell of gently sloping foothills, the slow clicking steps of his steed leaving smoldering welts of rot in the grassy swards as it trod ever on. The beast was a horrific vision: what at first might have been mistaken as a glossy sheen of sweat upon closer...
  6. Eren'thiel Xyrdithas

    Fable - Ask Born with a King's Heart

    The Spine The ruins of an ancient city, its name long lost to time... Crisp mountain air filled his lungs. Cold stone was at his back. His head felt light. His breath was heavy. It was twilight. Above, the stars were at their brightest. Both Lessat and Pneria were in the sky, and Erën...
  7. Zeri Rekani

    Fable - Ask May the Spirits guide your Journey

    Zeri Rekani had been summoned by the Bhathairk Council of Elders. Entrusted, after she vehemently volunteered, with a task that might help solve the riddle of Anima. The woman Zeri herself had found inside the black heart of the Amalgamation. The monster that had come close to destroying...
  8. Eren'thiel Xyrdithas

    Completed Broken Roads Lead to Home

    Broken Roads Lead to Home Over the sound of wind and rain was the rattling of hooves and wooden wheels over rocky path. A series of a dozen, large covered wagons shuddered and gently creaked as they drudged over a road less traveled. Four horses pulled each one along, all looking tired and...
  9. Eren'thiel Xyrdithas

    Open Chronicles The Town of Gorinsbin

    The Spine Gorinsbin For some time now, the people of Gorinsbin have lived in a state of fear. With the rumours of wendigos roaming the woods near the town just south of them, paired with the struggles they themselves were forced to face, the collective anxiety only heightened. But it was not...
  10. Amhlaidh

    Open Chronicles Homecoming

    Mountain Road, The Northern Spine Dwarves built things to last. The old road probably hadn't seen traffic like this for over a century but it was coping well. The whole mountain range had been full of holds back then, the roads in between thick with traffic, above and below the surface. It was...
  11. Ashieron

    Fable - Ask Expanding Beyond the Horizon

    Dragon Keepers (Open for yinz) Looking out over the desolated village Ashieron couldn't help but feel a bit of sadness at the prospect of their new mission. To go to the Isle of Sheketh and to eliminate most of the threats on the Isles. This was not going to be an easy mission and a long one...
  12. Ashieron

    Open Chronicles Unbearable Issues

    Ash had been looking for any sign fo this quarry forever now. He left the Keep to find a sort of a bear issue, but so far all he had been finding was other tracks from animals, mainly deer, some orc track etc. He started to think something else was going in here, something more hidden. Now he...
  13. Kaelan

    Fable - Ask Lost and Found

    Kaelan sat crouched behind a rocky outcrop and exhaled, watching the steam of his breath pour out into the cold, morning air. He had been tracking an ungulate creature - an elk, he had assumed - for some time now and was eager to catch and cook breakfast. Tracking in the frigid tundra that was...
  14. Caliane Ruinë

    Completed The Bound Flame

    Deep breathe in. Scents of wood so old they had stood over her forefathers, the sharpness of freshly sprung flowers, and grass after a heavy rain hit the back of her throat with her indrawn breath. Diving deeper beyond those smells she could scent the animals closer to her; the faint tang of wet...
  15. Ashieron

    Open Chronicles Burning of The Blight

    The night was a crisp and cold night. So cold infact the clouds ceased to exist to cover the stars and the beautiful blood moon above The Spine. Snow covered the earth in a thick blanket, al ost up to an average sized human’s knees. The trees were not spared either, as their trunks were covered...
  16. Abbas

    Open Chronicles A cookfire in the Spine

    "Bounty my friend! This forest has yielded an absolute bounty for my humble table." The orc appreciatively gazes on the large fallen tree that now holds a selection of berries and mushrooms, some salted meats, dried forest leaves, two skins of spring water and his own two loaves of crusty bread...
  17. Valthar

    Private Tales The Shadow of the Spine

    Kieara Macraith Orcs, he had found, were not the mindless raiders the humans had often called them. They lived as migrating hunters, but they were opportunistic. Valthar was making his slow way back to the Tundra. When you were alone there was always a chance they would see if you carried...
  18. Valthar

    Private Tales Biting Wind

    The jagged peaks made him pine for home. Valthar had missed it so much that it made him ache for weeks, but those snow covered mountains made him think of the tundra he called home. The ice wind that came down from those mountains and cut across the caravan were welcome. These southern lands...
  19. Freya Thrakin

    Fate - First Reply The Might of the Brown One

    Grass laced with pearl white snow crunched underneath the Nord's feet as she weaved through trees and foliage, her eyes scanning the Spine for some hint as to the location of her prey. Somewhere within the wood was the creature she was looking for. The witch's words rung in her mind as she...
  20. VREILAR THE NECROMANCER

    Private Tales Amicability in Odd Places

    How long had Vreilar been walking? He’d stopped counting after the first thirty days, and the road had brought him little respite in the time since. What few healers he came across said they could do little for his injured arm, which now hugged close to his stomach in a sling of dark canvas. A...