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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.

Latest News

Game Updates: 5/31 - Book Changes

By tehom on 1:59 a.m.

Player-written books have changed in how they work. You no longer use the write command solely to imprint a description …

Game Updates: 3/24 - Healing tweak

By tehom on 8:58 p.m.

The heal command now requires the medicine skill to use. Additionally, there's now a check to prevent alt conflicts.

Current Story

Heroes and Other Fables: 5. A Fable of Songs

The war with the Dune Kingdom of Skal'daja is over, and the Arvani celebrate a waxing Compact that now stands powerful on the world stage. With a hard won peace, the commons and peers of Arvum welcome their new respite that sees foreigners stop meddling in their own affairs, but perhaps not all is what it seems. Superstition, long suppressed in the Compact, has begun to stir and with it an age-old enemy is finally beginning to move.

Long …

Upcoming Events

Ischian Lily and Lantern Festival

July 28, 2021, 8:30 p.m.

It is when the season stands on a precipice of shifting that those native to Ischia harvest the many lilies …

The Fifth Feast of the Senses

July 29, 2021, 8 p.m.

Come join Archduchess Jaenelle for the Fifth feast of the senses, a sensual and intimate dining experience. All couples will …

Story Time with the Queen

July 31, 2021, 4 p.m.

A private event in which Queen Symonesse Grayson shares some stories about a menacing figure that was disappointed a very …

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  • 8298 rooms (+ 9101 exits)
  • 86515 other objects

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