Urth

Eden and Nod

The home of the Aevi, the magical peoples of Earth, and the stage upon which the Patriarch, whose creation would change the fate of the world, first let Its presence be known.

This Epoch gives rise to some of the greatest myth cycles of Humanity. The tales of Atlantis, dragons, and the rise and fall of the First Generation of Humankind. The true stories have been corrupted with retelling, with editing for the sake of the lowest common denominator.

Eden was, indeed, a lush land of verdant hills and valleys wild, but it was far more than a simple garden. The Kingdom of Eden, founded by the Aevi and inherited by the godman Eido, the All-Father, was the realization of a lasting peace between all the peoples of Gaia. It was a kingdom that could have, perhaps should have, lasted forever. It seems that jealousy is, perhaps, more powerful than love and violence more enduring than peace.

Eden

Capital: Camelot

Rulership: Monarchy

Primary Kind: Anim

Economy: Stable

Imports: Sellswords; Magic artifacts; Freemagi; Exotics (Textiles, Crafts, Weaponry, Precious Ore)

Exports: Crafts; Textiles; Foodstuffs; Battle-engines; Armor

Slavery: Outlawed

Law

City - Swift, just

Town - Slow, fair

Hamlet - Almost nonexistent

Openlands - Outlaw rule, fair

Ecology

3 expansive forests; Rolling hills flank central basin; Primarily open prairie; Fauna widely varied; Most wildlife found in forested land

Other Indigenous Kinds:

  • Bhutarr

  • Pangi

  • Valori

  • Malc'Hane

Eido

  • First king of Eden for whom Excalibur was originally forged.

  • The Allfather. All Kinds claim direct descent, all Kinds claim Eido was "one of us", making their Kind the progenitor. Nobody knows for certain. The only sure thing is that Eido was neither Anim nor Aevi—neither fleshy mortal nor manaborn. Eido was a Kind unto himself, the Firstborn, a godman. All sapient life on Earth (and at least one other world) display traits inherited from him.

  • Created by the Patriarch.

Ov

  • First Queen of Eden

  • The Allmother. Some claim she is the Stigmatriarch, but no evidence either confirms or denies this.

  • As Eido, she was not born, but was either created by or for Eido.

Lilis

  • First consort/wife of Eido.

  • Daughter of Ilu (Father Sky) and Selene.

  • Banished from Eden by decree of the Patriarch; flees to Nod.