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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: 10/31 - Actions, pets, and usability changes

By tehom on 1:23 p.m.

Actions: Actions have been turned back on. Sort of. Actions can now be made for personal plots for a player, …

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 …

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

Remembering: Lawn Edition

Jan. 27, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

The lawn of the Velenosa estate welcomes the old and bitter to come and sit, complain, and remember those who've …

Laurent Joust

Jan. 28, 2022, 8:30 p.m.

It's a joust! The rules and methods are here: https://tinyurl.com/2p8byacn

Please also SIGN UP on the document ahead of …

The Battle for Bastion

Jan. 30, 2022, 4 p.m.

Under the guidance of Highlord Liara Grayson, House Grayson and its allies make a final push to retake their city.

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