If you wish to understand Kharndam as it is today, you must know its history. You also must acknowledge that Kharndam is but a name attached to the lands by history and hopes of its peace returning again. For far longer, the lands of which we speak were called the continent of Rokhal, the largest and earth-dominant continent of Dharual.
Now, youngling, the world-birth’s distance from us today makes knowledge of it seemingly pointless, but that is the short-sight of most mortals. Know that our lives are trees with roots stretching far from the present, nourished (or poisoned) by the humus of history acknowledged (or history lost, ignored, or misunderstood). What you understand of your history allows you to stand and grow to great height or shrivel and falter with hardly … Read entire article »
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For those patrons of our Kickstarter campaign at Stage Five and above, an extra for their pledge level is a very limited edition leather badge identifying its bearer as a member of the Akanri Order.
Our prototype for the exclusive badge (available to a maximum of 40 patrons, 10 of which have already been claimed) has been made by Eric Joseph, an artist in Michigan whose intricate historically inspired art pieces blew me away when I first encountered them. He’s got a website up showing a number of his pieces, so please go check his work out at griffinstone.com.
For those in the American Midwest with a taste for medieval history, Eric’s also showing and selling a number of pieces at the International Conference on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo, Michigan today … Read entire article »
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