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    After centuries of hiding beneath the earth, people have ventured out into the sunlight to reclaim the world. Trolls, dwarves, elves, orcs, and humans live side by side with exotic races: the lizard-like t'skrang; the small, winged windlings; and the …

  • Horrors

    For hundreds of years, the world of Earthdawn suffered under a reign of terror perpetrated by beings known collectively as the Horrors. Though the world always had magic, the level of ambient magic gradually increased, and so did the activity of the …

  • kaer

    To hide from the [[Horrors]], the [[Theran Empire|Therans]] proposed the construction of great underground fortresses. Dubbed _kaers_, these dwellings would protect their occupants against the Horrors on the theory that strong enough walls will keep out …

  • Scourge

    Over the course of time, the magic level of the world of Earthdawn grows and subsides, at times imbuing the denezens of the world with magical abilities, at other times not. The positive side of this magical cycle is that for periods of up to 5,000 …

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