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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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Game Updates: 9/3 - Messenger stuff

By tehom on 7:10 a.m.

Did a lot of refactoring with how messages are used, in preparation for supporting sending messages via criminal aliases in ...

Game Updates: 8/17 - Navies

By NV on 5:33 a.m.

Player-owned domains will notice their default army now has a navy added to it. If you believe your domain should ...

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Heroes and Other Fables: 1. A Fable of Peace

In the months since the Siege of Arx and the treason by the Inquisition, peace has returned to the Compact of Arvum. The king is awake and well, leading once more, while the great houses have sought to ease the ravages of war that was left on their own land and settle refugees displaced by the fighting. It is a much needed rest , and the king's marriage to the Lady Symonesse gives hope that the worst is behind them.

Upcoming Events

Freedom Art Show

Sept. 19, 2017, 7:45 p.m.

The Liberators, the newly-formed discipleship of Skald, are putting on an art show titled 'Freedom'. Little is being said about ...

Exploring The Ruins - a Maelstrom prp

Sept. 19, 2017, 8 p.m.

This event is for those at Maelstrom. This is exploring some ruins. It will most likely be a non-combat event. ...

A Darkwater Expedition

Sept. 20, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

A trip into the darkwater by some exceptionally brave (or foolish) adventurers of the Compact, depending upon one's point of ...


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