Secrets of the Undercity Glossary Warning: Spoilers Below
HaliaHalia is an intelligent young woman with long, dark hair and bright
smile. She was orphaned as a child and has been forced to steal to survive. She found
the Blue Sphere in the ruins of a castle east of Hillside.
MinarasMinaras is a powerful Elementalist living in Seaton. Balding with
bright blue eyes, he owns a huge personal library but regrets giving up adventuring for
teaching. His students included Ahriman, Thulin, and Oswynn.
OswynnOswynn came from a line of farmers but has shown great talent as a
wizard while studying under Minaras. He received a scar on his forehead from the War Hammer Demon.
VeldVeld was a skilled Terun thief along with his partner, Nerv. He became
Terun governor through deceit and bribery.
XarunXarun is an extremely powerful warrior from Farset. Covered in dark hair
and heavily muscled, he wields a double-bladed axe and wears boiled leather armor with
spiked greaves, bracers, and pauldrons. He had a strict upbringing and was beaten as a child.
KurilKuril is the Arboreal commander of the Northern Fortress. He is tall
and lanky, displaying the green tinge to his skin common to all Arboreals. A scar on
his right cheek, from the battle against the Magma Spirit, mars an otherwise perfect face.
LarzLarz is a Terun merchant that was exiled from Terun City and now leads a
band of marauders.
NervNerv is the Terun thief who taught Halia for several months and
eventually framed her for crimes in Zairn.
PhanPhan is the head of the most powerful mining family in the Undercity.
RacerRacer is a half-human, half-crab Elementalist extremely skilled with
TyfusTyfus is a half-dragon, half-human created by Hisvii. He was trapped in
a mystical prison for 600 years before being accidentally released by Oswynn.
WynWyn is Veld's lieutenant.
Air SpiritAir Spirits are small, transparent spirits summoned by a Sorcerer.
Mostly harmless, they generally are not capable of lifting a man on their own.
AlchemyAlchemy is the study of liquids and potions.
AnxiarThe Anxiar is a wide river running along the southern border of human
lands. It spills into the Great Ocean near Seaton.
ArborealArboreals are a race of tree-dwellers from the tropics with pale green
skin. They are polite, slow to make decisions, excellent climbers, and able to speak
through nearly imperceptible facial expressions.
Arboreal ForestThe Arboreal Forest is an expansive forest covering the southern
portion of the continent
BlaeculfA Blaeculf is an intelligent and aggressive canine, twice the size of a
gray wolf, with a muscular body covered in black fur.
Castle in the MountainThe Castle in the Mountain is a partially-buried castle at the foot of
Mount Therol, south of Terun City. It was formerly the home of the Yellow Sphere.
Cold OceanThe Cold Ocean is a large body of water north of the continent.
ConjurationConjuration is the study of imbuing everyday objects with special
Earth SpiritAn Earth Spirit is a twelve foot tall, headless spirit composed of
earth and rocks.
Elemental MagicElemental Magic is the manipulation of air, earth, fire, and water.
Eye of GlynwoldThe Eye of Glynwold is a ruby necklace stolen by Veld to frame Halia.
FamiliarA familiar is an animal that shares a special bond with a wizard. The
familiar and its master can communicate through words, emotions, and sometimes thoughts.
FerfolkThe Ferfolk are leather-skinned warriors from the desert. They are
resistant to the direct effects of magic.
Forest SpiritA Forest Spirit is a human-shaped spirit consisting of leaves, twigs,
and dirt. It can grow larger as it picks up debris from the forest floor.
FracodianA Fracodian is a hairy, pug-faced cross between a human and a bear. Some
are able to become berserk, gaining strength and speed for a limited time.
Great LibraryThe Great Library was formerly a monastery in fourth ring of Zairn but
now holds the largest collection of books and scrolls in the land. It is a rectangular
building with an open courtyard in the middle.
Great OceanThe Great Oceans is a large body of water east of the continent.
IllusionIllusion is the study of disguise and deception.
KrofKrof is the largest town on the Sinewan River, halfway between Terun
City and Zairn, with many extravagant inns.
NaedregatA Naedregat is a large black and white creature with the body of a goat
and two snake heads. Each head can spit a stream of deadly acid.
NecromancyNecromancy is the study of death and the dead.
OgreAn Ogre is an eight-foot tall humanoid with gruff face, green tongue,
and thick hide.
PechPech, a half-giant/half-Terun crossbreed, look like fat Teruns but are much
Pensorean MountainsThe Pensorean Mountains separate the human lands from the Cold Ocean
east of Terun City. They are covered by white pine forests.
Razor MountainsThe Razor Mountains are the western half of the Pensorean Mountain
Range. They are taller and rockier than the mountains east of Terun City.
SabretoothA Sabretooth is a powerful feline predator with long fangs. Arboreals
will occasionally tame sabretooths as attack cats against large targets.
SeatonSeaton is a port city on Anxiar Delta by Great Ocean. It is the second
largest city in the land.
SinewanThe Sinewan River flows from the Razor Mountains past Krof to Zairn.
SorcerySorcery is the summoning and controlling of spirits.
TerunThe Teruns are a race of mountain-dwellers. Short and manipulative, they
are the masters of metal and stone.
Terun CityTerun City is the mountainside home of Terun traders, healers, and
merchants. It is less prestigious than the Undercity but more impressive to outsiders.
Terun Fungal AleTerun Fungal Ale is a tangy beverage brewed in the Undercity.
ThaumaturgyThaumaturgy is the study of blessings and miracles.
TransmutationTransmutation is the transformation of one or more objects.
UndercityThe Undercity is the lower half of Terun City, located beneath the Tooth of the
WastelandsThe Wastelands is a vast desert covering the central and western
portion of the continent.
ZairnZairn is the oldest and largest city in the land. It is located where
the Sinewan River spills into the Great Ocean and has been build in concentric rings
separated by walls of stone.