The Barren Kingdoms
The Great Dying was an event that happened on Midsummer’s Day in the year 1258 Bar. (the year 636 by duer reckoning). Precisely at midnight, every human across Wealdan fell dead. To this day, no one knows why the Great Dying happened, though many theories and rumors fly. Some believe that it was the last collection of the Tallyman, and that whatever debt the humans owed had come due in full.
Only one human, Mal Syrinson, is known to have survived the Great Dying. The reasons for this are not widely known.