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Help us populate a new world!

The Lands of Unitus website is up and running! Just take a moment to look at that beauty of a logo (I can’t take credit for it). I have a new story that I will be posting on Unitus as part of a fantasy collaboration. Episode 1 is nearly complete and almost ready for posting. […]

Peoples of Sesho

Sesho is a region I have added to a fantasy world, one area of many as I collaborate with a group of writers. Here is a general guide to the main groups of beings you would find there, if you woke up in Sesho one morning. Felids A race of cat-humanoids that live in the […]

Pentia A-Z: G is for Garden of the Masters

The Garden of the Masters, or Garden of Greats, is a burial site lying outside of the Talonian capital. There, the great Masters of the past are buried in their tombs. From afar, the buildings of the garden that house the dead are low and hidden from view, beneath growth and behind hills. Within the cover […]

National Cultures of Pentia: The Shora

Capital City: Aquari: Aquos, Esteri: Cressos Estimated total population: Aquari: 340,659, Esteri: 296,703 Estimated military size (absolute maximum strength): Aquari: 62,000, Esteri: 54,000 Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: The Shora have dark, red coloured hair, and bright cyan eyes. They are super-human in strength, speed, and intellect. They also, by appearance at least, possess less emotion. This is […]

National Cultures of Pentia: Talinar, “The Blue”

Capital City: Blesina Estimated total population: ??? Estimated military size (absolute maximum strength): ??? Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: The people of the former nation of Talinar of the south, now living on the continent’s largest island against their wills, have almost black, navy-blue hair and gold coloured eyes. Stereotypical racial values include ambition, opportunism, commerce, and hard-nosed […]

National Cultures of Pentia: The Kanari

Capital City: Kanar Estimated total population: 1,292,308 Estimated military size (absolute maximum strength): 84,000 Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: The Kanari have light brown hair and rusty, red/brown eyes. Kanar is the oldest civilization and culture in Pentia, as all of the Pentian races originally came from the deserts. Although there are unique cultural differences […]

Pentia A-Z: E is for Exile

This Exile is not the aforementioned POV character “The Exile”. It also stands for a landmark in the southern nation of Sola. It is the name of the westernmost mountain of the Cloud Tops, and for the immediate surrounding lands at the foot of the mountain. Beneath Exile lies a labyrinth of natural dark tunnels […]

National Cultures of Pentia: The Askarians

Capital City: Askar Estimated total population: 1,681,319 Estimated military size (absolute maximum strength): 153,000 Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: The people of Askar to the north-east have dark blonde hair and grey eyes. They are known for their expert craftsmanship, and there are no finer smiths in the world than the ones in the nation of Askar, […]

POLL!: The Lieutenants: Choose your favourite characters

Now that all of The Eleven have been revealed, I wonder, who do you like best? By choosing your top four (you can choose 4 of the 10 options), it helps me know initially what readers think of them. This is especially useful since as I am writing this post here and now, most of […]

The Lieutenants: 1st, Otannus

“There is a greatness that comes only once every few generations. A talent so rare, some are born and die without witnessing its mark on history. Otannus does not belong to that highest order, for he is greater. He is the anomaly of time. His is the talent that comes only Once. He has no […]

National Cultures of Pentia: The Polarians

Capital City: Pola Estimated total population: 666,667 Estimated military size (absolute maximum strength): 104,000* Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: The people of Pola have pitch-black hair and green eyes, and are akin to the Solans in the south, although both cultures have long since gone separate ways. They are passionate and skilled in the arts. They also have […]

The Lieutenants: 2nd, General Victus

“Victus! Victus! Victus!” -Victory chants, Battles of Athos: 8th Engagement General is another title that has lasted through the ages, and it is usually a customary title for the High-King as his word has the final say. Victus, a weathered man in his forties, unofficially holds it, however. His charisma and proven strategic genius in […]

POLL!: Which POV character’s story are you most interested in reading about?

The introductions are done, and I have posted a short summary for each of my nine POV characters for FOTS. You can find them all listed here. Each summary is very short. With enough votes, it may help me see which of my characters are more interesting to readers. For those who like voting on […]

POV: “Captain”

The Captain is one of the banished people, who now live on the south-east island of shame. It has been almost 500 years since the so-called Holy Ones were last seen on the mainland that the other nations now disrespectfully call Pentia. The name insinuates five peoples existence in the world, when in fact there […]

The Lieutenants: 3rd, Mantus the Enduring

“Thank the Gods he is on our side!” –Rammos, 6th Lieutenant Mantus the Enduring he is named, for there was no ready traditional name available for his unique abilities. Enduring was chosen as it had the same style as the other titles in the Aquari armies, but everyone knows him as Mantus the Unbreakable. They […]

National Cultures of Pentia: Sola

Capital City: Sola Estimated total population: 2,883,692 Estimated military size (absolute maximum strength): 146,000 Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: The people of Sola have pitch-black hair and green eyes. They are fashion conscious, preferring to wear bright clothing and plenty of expensive jewellery. Part of this comes from Sola being the richest nation in the world, and […]

POV: “Academic”

The Academic lives in the great, shared, Holy City of Penta with her father, a Polarian councilman. For his young and bright, intelligent daughter, he has privately hired a prominent Kanari scholar to enhance her learning. It is a controversial move, as scholars are known to dabble with philosophical topics that extend far beyond the […]

Shocking Revelation! from an early (awful) map drawing

I found this map in my pictures folder a few days ago. I’m happy that I saved it because it was fun, even funny, to see how my original idea has changed over time. This is the very first map attempt I made. I drew it on my laptop using Paint. Something very weird happened […]

National Cultures of Pentia: The Autonomous City-State of Penta

Estimated total population: 400,000 Estimated military size (at absolute full strength): 12,000 Typical appearance and social/cultural traits: Citizens of Penta come from all over the world, but typically they live in the separate district for their own nation. Each of the five outer districts is located on the opposite side from the nation’s actual location on […]

POV: “Soldier”

The Soldier is a gifted talent, and has done well for himself. He has been in a few battles, performed exceptionally, and has received attention to the point of gaining his own king’s favour. From the outside his life appears to be great. Yet besides all of the positive happenings in his professional life, he […]

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