The common people of Arvum wouldn't really call the last thousand years a 'golden age'. Since the founding of the Compact of Arvum, the five great noble houses of the realm have schemed and warred against one another, locked in a millennium-old struggle for dominance kept only in check by the occasional powerful monarch. But even as the fragile peace frays with the latest dynastic crisis, creating courtly intrigues in the capital city of Arx, ancient foes that took mankind to the brink of extinction a thousand years ago stir once more.
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I added a command called 'flashback', which is intended to allow for a play-by-post style of writing to flesh out ...
Current StoryHeroes and Other Fables: 2. A Fable of Pacts
Peace is a fable. The more the Compact reaches for it, the more some begin to realize that there have been wars raging for a very, very long time, by dark forces all hoping to achieve their own manner of horrifying victory that would bring a lasting, terrible peace. And so many rest their hopes instead for brief flickering moments of respite, an image of peace that they can grasp and hold onto, but that seems far away as the ...
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