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  • Economics of Wealdan

    _Campaign Note: Please read both "Selling Treasure" (PHB 144) and "Buying and Selling" (DMG 135-140) and assume that this campaign follows those guidelines. This is a low economy world._ Economics are a bit different in the Barren Kingdoms setting than …

  • Wealdan

    *Wealdan* is the name for both the continent upon which the campaign occurs and the world as a whole (as the residents of Wealdan aren't aware of other continents, at least not with a strong enough understanding to need to distinguish them). It is roughly …

  • Uduerinstand

    *Uduerinstand* (oo-du-ER-in-stahn-d), is the mountain kingdom of the [[Duer | duer]]. It stretches the length and breadth of the [[Airinor Mountains]]. The largest city is [[Duerholm]], the seat of power in Uduerinstand and major base for the [[Volkskaer …

  • Freehold Vanguard

    The *Freehold Vanguard* is a select band of soldiers, adventurers, and scholars that collectively act as both defenders of [[Freehold | Freehold]] and explorers of the [[Barren Kingdoms]]. They serve at the behest of, and under the command of, [[:simon- …

  • The Restless Dead

    When the humans died, it is believed that their souls were literally ripped from their bodies. They left behind corpses, and while the spark of life was snuffed in some, in others the spark of life remained. Devoid of a soul but refusing to die, these …

  • Karn

    *Karn* is the name given to the corruption that spread out of [[Wyldefung]] in the years after the [[Great Dying]]. The word _kaern_ is a duer word, meaning both _alien_ and _abnormal_.

  • Orken

    *Orken* is the name given to the mutt-bred melange of races that live in the cold north of [[Wealdan]]. The name indiscriminately encompasses a number of interweaving bloodlines, none of which is quite exactly related to another. Some believe the orken …

  • Timeline of Events

    *1258 Bar. / 0 GD* -- On Midsummer's Day, every human in Wealdan dies suddenly. *1 GD* -- In the spring, Uduerinstand marches an exploratory force out into the Barren Kingdoms. Unprepared for the legions of undead they encounter, the force soon …

  • Deities

    *Religion in the Barren Kingdoms* is not as varied as it is in some campaign settings. Rather than a polytheistic pantheon, Wealdan was long dominated by a duotheistic pair, [[Annya]] and [[Ramus]], also called the [[Twins]]. They were widely worshiped in …

  • Guardians of the Cycle

    *The Guardians of the Cycle of the Year* are four agricultural [[Deities | deities]] who have risen to promenence since the [[Great Dying]], becoming the primary deities worshipped in [[Freehold]] and the Reclaimed Lands. There was, in the time before the …

  • Council of Freehold

    *The Council of Freehold* is the loosely organized governing structure that runs Freehold. The Council is run by [[:simon-keeper | Simon Keeper]], one of the founders of Freehold. The Council's second-in-command is [[Kranger Schaldhamer]], a duer from …