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  • "False Flag" Freylise

    Commander of the Ariontole border fort during the War of the Golden Skull Freylise has become known as the most hated traitor and reviled military villain in Calbarian history . Ariontole fort had been besieged for three months by the forces of Count …

  • Three Tails - Gnoll prophet

    While tales of a gnoll "army" are dismissed by credible sources , gnolls being after all incapable of large scale cooperation - inferior savages that they are - some few experts who led credence to the rumors think it the work of a far-wandering gnoll …

  • Thorikos

    A startling number of half-orcs can trace their ancestry back to one man , Thorikos , known as the Orc-friend (and many other more crude names) . A penniless but respected noble in Renfren at the time of orcish emancipation Thorikos spent his final years …

  • The Dragon Legion

    Allegedly once the royal guard of Thalos the Dragon Legion has stood as the premiere military force for all of modern history . Many people believe the legion to be fully comprised of dragon disciples and/or dragonborn but in truth they are made up from …

  • Morozi the Veil-Shredder

    One of the few crowning glories of Tiamat's campaign to bring the remaining dragons into her fold , Morozi was a young gold dragon that had the misfortune of being captured by a grand alliance of cultists , Hobgoblins , sleeper agents & the vile …

  • The Red Claws

    A criminal organization operating out of Rastor and the surrounding communities the Red Claws are exiles from Lantona , losers of the so called "Back Alley War" instigated by the disgraced former Mayor of Lantona Reverand Redder . Managing to survive …

  • Ludsa Verdlight

    The one time master of a sprawling criminal enterprise that stretched throughout Calbaria and into Imir , Verdlight and dozens of his lieutenants and bosses were brought to justice by Reiland Redhat who spent years infiltrating their organization . The …

  • The Brothers Grossbart

    The most wanted men in the four kingdoms the Thenolese brothers Grossbart (their given names are unknown) are demon hunters of no small renown who also happen to be murderers , thieves , and heretics of the highest order . Declared Lawbreakers by the …

  • Heartless

    Amongst the pampered courtiers and popinjays surrounding Count Branten’s son the sight of the massive scarred Wildman called Heartless is jarring . Ostensibly the bodyguard of Count Branten’s son Heartless is in actuality the true military leader of the …

  • Demise Halsinth

    A renowned playwright , wizard and director Demise Halsinth is known for creating action packed productions that rely heavily on illusion magic , alchemical effects , and the occasional use of actual monsters and real combat (which is highly illegal) . …

  • Wyrmspeakers

    Lacking any kind of central authority Tiamat cult activity comes in a wide variety of forms and rarely conforms to any specific doctrine or organization concept , but when large scale cult activity arises one title that is often used across the board is …

  • Belem Shadelighter

    Belem Shadelighter is the most famous student of the short lived Bedora Academy of the Arcane who despite his great skill at the art dropped out to pursue a more lucrative career as a thief . Using magic he become one of the most infamous thieves in the …

  • Brudel Greston

    The creation of golems is a difficult and expensive proposition for spellcasters that can rarely be achieved by "mere" alchemists , but the greatest achievement in the field of golemcraft belongs to the alchemist Brudel Grenston . Suffering from a brain …

  • Tiamat's Sting

    While many of Tiamat's followers refer to themselves as her claws and talons or make reference to her many heads , a small order of disciplined empty hand fighters name themselves after her stinging tail . Initiation into the group is a day long ordeal …

  • The Many

    One of the oldest surviving Tiamat cults the Many revere the chaotic destructive side of Tiamat , praising her as the Lord (for they feel she has a male aspect also) of Slaughter and showing their devotion to her with arson , violence and murder . The …

  • The Swords of Eighth Sanctum

    This medium sized mercenary company was founded by a young cleric (Leeds) and a hard bitten old solider (Keth) who pooled their money to buy a small building that could serve as a barracks and began by bringing in the most talented independent mercs they …

  • Army of Blackiron

    A large and influential mercenary company notable for being one of the main belligerents in the "War Amongst the Trees" that saw the final defeat of the Imir royalists and the death of the rebel leader Mi-Tar Warblade . Since that high-water mark the …

  • The Dark Souls

    A mercenary small company in operation along the Imir-Calbaria border many people believe the dark rumors of cannibalism , necromancy and devil-worship that dog the Dark Souls but most "in the know" understand this to be loose talk encouraged by the Dark …

  • The Six Lords

    A military consortium formed by the union of six successful mercenary companies and commanded by the "five families" (the leader of the Harbingers having lost his leadership stake) the commanders and close associates of the units that originated from the …

  • The Knights Immortal

    A mercenary guild with strong ties to the Church of Menoth the Knights Immortal hire themselves out to causes their leadership feels are honorable - in as much as such a label can be applied to being a warrior for hire . The Knights Immortal have a …

  • Scions of Cuthbert

    Named after one of Menoth's mortal enemies and a great traitor of the early church the Scions are reputed to take on any benefactors who will meet their price to matter how low down or dirty their aims may be . A great number of their members are wanted …

  • Tanglefoot Annie

    A widely reviled alchemist responsible for several murders Tanglefoot Annie is so-called because of her method of killing - trapping her victims with dozens of tanglefoot bags before asphyxiating them with a clinging substance now called Annie's Paste . …

  • Devotees of the Inner Dragon

    Dragonborn issue from the same spiritual line as the great dragons of old . Since their earliest days dragoborn have focused this fire into martial spirit and a proud fighting tradition . Although few admit it the overthrow of Tiamat and the roots of …

  • Warfiends

    Despite their origins orcs are on the whole a peaceable and pleasant folk , content to work hard and enjoy life's simple pleasures . Those that turn their thoughts to wickedness and evil though often end up being the worst kind of blackguards - for their …

  • Master Flying Blade

    The popular stereotype of the wise and stodgy martial adept living in hermitage and spout koans is more often than not completely accurate - but the exceptions , such as Master Flying Blade , are an altogether different story . The self proclaimed "Lord …

  • Anders

    Working off his sentence at a stable in Lantana Anders was assigned to travel with the constables to care for their horses and drive their wagon due to the smooth talking of Theo . Anders frequently disappeared when in town and was often found in …

  • Mother

    Known by some as Green Annie the hag called "Mother" dwells in a "shack" in Imryds Run that is in truth a significant three story structure . Massive and hideous even for an annis hag Mother is nonetheless a devout worshipper of Menoth and provides …

  • Aemornion

    The gruff shepherd Blackbird is known to be a war veteran (holy orders not count's army) and remains an imposing figure in his late fifties , as well as a deadeye archer . Blackbird was discovered to be responsible for several murders in the town of …

  • Kraye

    Native from Imir Kraye moved to Calbaria when Imir signed their pace treaty with the Hobgoblin empire because he "ain't gonna live with no Tiamat lovers" . In Imir he was a professional athlete of some kind , in Calbaria he briefly worked as a barrister …

  • Maramus and Anivar

    Many people think the two are bothers because they have similar backgrounds , work very well together and have somewhat of a resemblance but they never met until assigned to their group . They're stoic but not unfriendly . They're both from the …

  • Trandamere

    Of Thenolian heritage Trandamere is an old school traveling priest of Menoth who generally rides a high-spirited charger and is accompanied by two purebred Maruk hounds (that may be Hound Archons) . Trandamere wears outdated vestments and uses the cudgel …

  • Reiland Redhat

    Renowned and beloved throughout Calbaria for the many high profile cases he cracked , most notably taking down Magistrate Malak , it was his dismissal from duty that spelled the end of popular support for the royal investigation into the constabulary of …

  • Magistrate Malak

    A much respected and revered magistrate in Bissel for 30 years Malak was revealed by Marshal Reiland Redhat to be a secret wizard who used his spells to carry out contract killings as well as the serial killer known to the populace as "the Unholy" who …

  • Sister Ia

    Sister Ia (presumably a cover name) is the leader of a group of anti-slaver fighters operating out of a ruined Tiamantic temple in the vicinity of The Tangle . Sister Ia's group stages covert missions into Thenol to free slaves and bring them into …

  • Furnock

    Furnock fancies himself a dashing adventurer with a big well groomed mustache , stylish clothing and a wide-brimmed hat (which has been stolen) . Although he lands himself a good score every now and then and has enough skills to find steady work Furnok's …

  • Old Scorchbark

    Living in Hollow's Heart (incorrectly called Hollow Heart by many) Old Scorchbark was once an ally , aloof and stern but an ally nonetheless , of the people of Dramshae helping them to achieve sustainable farming practices , allowing them to harvest …

  • Zia Umber

    Betrayed by her congregation and sold to Thenol slavers Zia was later sold to a dwarf savant who was setting up an operation at Eagle's Eye Peak to supply Massog blades . Zia was able to resist the enchantments of the savant but played along with the …

  • "Bear"

    Nothing much is known about the man known only as "Bear" , such as why such a short skinny mostly hairless fellow would have such a nickname . Bear was able to resist the spells of the dwarf savant who enslaved him and was easily able to unlock his …

  • Sasia Samaris

    One of the war-leaders of the asherati who fought against the annexation by Calbaria there is some question as to if Samaris herself was actually asherati due to her purple skin and vestigial horns - which could be a side effect of her alchemy . Known …

  • Barbatos Kem

    Former headmaster of the oddly named Amulet Two Hundred magic academy Barbatos is currently wanted for flagrantly and wantonly distributing propaganda broadsheets that libel many of the most respected electors and their allies in Calbaria . He was last …

  • Teressa Bossa

    Wanted for ; Poaching , vandalism , arson , kidnapping , perjury , theft , forgery , looting , sabotage , banditry , illegal mining , impersonating a county official & supporting foreign agents Rumor has it that no one alive has ever seen Teressa …

  • Cyan Landregossa

    Hero of the Three Furies , Cyan fell pry to the machinations of a Tiamat cult and became commander of a group of cultists and mercenaries raiding south of the Kron Hills collecting booty and sacrifices for the glory of the Dark Lady . Freed from his …

  • The Red Twins

    Gesh the Unbroken and Gafar the Whisperscale are two dragonborn who were being controlled via cursed amulets by a vast and powerful Tiamat cult , set free by the party and now accompanying them north .

  • Lavinia the Thrice-Widowed

    Born Varossa Lycaste in the prestigious 10th district of Noveliss Lavinia never got along with her highborn family and from an early age was packed off to live with increasingly distant and less reputable relatives before finally ending up on her own and …