Category Archives: Setting and fluff

Frances, the Sea Lawyer and the Wrestler of Dragons

Frances was born in England but she did not stay there long. At a young age she signed on as a sailor and spent fifteen years on the high seas, until the English Civil War broke out. She was drafted … Continue reading

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[SotE] Successor States of the Old Empire

The Old Empire fell over a thousand years ago, but it still lives on in two nations of Irminsul, a western and and eastern one. The Domain of Noviodunum In the northern parts of Gaul lies the Domain of Noviodunum, … Continue reading

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Rumors, half-truths and the ramblings of madmen

Thought I’d do another kind of post today. Instead of detailing some aspect of the setting for you readers, you get kind of brief teasers and glimpses of things to come. There are the kind of things you might hear … Continue reading

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How the end came in 2013 and how the Baltic region was born

It was an early spring day in 2013 when the world as we know it ended. We had some warning of it but not enough. The comet C/2011 L4 collided with the Earth, breaking into pieces on impact with the … Continue reading

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Some news and Character Focus – Brian Albrektsson

Hi, friend and reader! In addition to updating the blog, we’ve updated the Kickstarter. Now you can pledge to get a signature character for yourself in the setting. If you’ve already pledged more than 150 dollars, contact me because it … Continue reading

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Military matters in LotN, part III: How wars are fought

Due to the technological constraints that the armies in the Age of Lions operate, it has changed the way wars are fought. The basic constraints are that communications are harder since there’s nothing more advanced around than the heliograph, which … Continue reading

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Ships of the 24th Century

For all history buffs out there, you might notice that I got ships from all over history existing at the same time. This isn’t because of me never doing research, instead it’s about parallel development and re-invention of shipbuilding in … Continue reading

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Character Focus: Lieutenant Colonel Birger Elofs of Peimar

Birger Elofs is the head of the Secret Chamber, the intelligence apparatus of the Kingdom of Peimar. A man in his late fourties, Elofs has served three different monarchs and seen quite a few battles in his day. He served … Continue reading

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The Esteemed Society of Polymaths and Philosophers: Mercenary Scientists

The Most Esteemed Society of Polymaths and Philosophers, or just Society of Polymaths for short, is in short an international organization which aims to preserve science, do research and recover pre-destruction knowledge. Sometimes they succeed and sometimes they don’t. Their … Continue reading

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Bornholm – A Wretched Hive of Villainy

Bornholm is situated east of what used to be Denmark, south of what used to be Sweden and north of the Pomeranian coast. An excellent strategic location for a group of pirates to set up. One thing worth realizing is … Continue reading

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