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Voices from Below Glossary Warning: Spoilers Below

MAIN CHARACTERS

  • Halia Halia is an intelligent young woman with dark hair and bright smile. She was orphaned as a child and has been forced to steal to survive but now lives with Xarun in Seaton.
  • Inar Inar is a master woodcarver living in Krof. He has vowed revenge against the person who murdered his brother, Calazar.
  • Oswynn Oswynn came from a line of farmers but has shown great talent as a wizard while studying under both Minaras and Sigmus. He received a scar on his forehead from the War Hammer Demon.
  • Xarun Xarun 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.
  • Yanus Yanus is a master necromancer originally from Krof. He since moved to Hidville and then into the Pensorean Mountains after being hunted by Arwold.

MINOR CHARACTERS

  • Crel Crel is a Terun tracker hired by Oswynn to find the ancient altar in the forests outside of Krof.
  • Dizerian Dizerian is a master alchemist in Krof. He partners with Inar after his shop is vandalized by undead attackers.
  • Kuril Kuril 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.
  • Ludson Ludson is a young member of the Krof militia. He takes care of and trains the guard dogs.
  • Racer Racer is a half-human, half-crab Elementalist extremely skilled with fire.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Air Spirit Air Spirits are small, transparent spirits summoned by a Sorcerer. Mostly harmless, they generally are not capable of lifting a man on their own.
  • Alchemy Alchemy is the study of liquids and potions.
  • Anxiar The Anxiar is a wide river running along the southern border of human lands. It spills into the Great Ocean near Seaton.
  • Arboreal Arboreals 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 Forest The Arboreal Forest is an expansive forest covering the southern portion of the continent
  • Blaeculf A Blaeculf is an intelligent and aggressive canine, twice the size of a gray wolf, with a muscular body covered in black fur.
  • Cold Ocean The Cold Ocean is a large body of water north of the continent.
  • Conjuration Conjuration is the study of imbuing everyday objects with special powers.
  • Elemental Magic Elemental Magic is the manipulation of air, earth, fire, and water.
  • Familiar A 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.
  • Ferfolk The Ferfolk are leather-skinned warriors from the desert. They are resistant to the direct effects of magic.
  • Fracodian A 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 Library The 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 Ocean The Great Oceans is a large body of water east of the continent.
  • Illusion Illusion is the study of disguise and deception.
  • Krof Krof is the largest town on the Sinewan River, halfway between Terun City and Zairn, with many extravagant inns.
  • Naedregat A 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.
  • Necromancy Necromancy is the study of death and the dead.
  • Pensorean Mountains The Pensorean Mountains separate the human lands from the Cold Ocean east of Terun City. They are covered by white pine forests.
  • Razor Mountains The Razor Mountains are the western half of the Pensorean Mountain Range. They are taller and rockier than the mountains east of Terun City.
  • Sabretooth A Sabretooth is a powerful feline predator with long fangs. Arboreals will occasionally tame sabretooths as attack cats against large targets.
  • Seaton Seaton is a port city on Anxiar Delta by Great Ocean. It is the second largest city in the land.
  • Sinewan The Sinewan River flows from the Razor Mountains past Krof to Zairn.
  • Sorcery Sorcery is the summoning and controlling of spirits.
  • Terun The Teruns are a race of mountain-dwellers. Short and manipulative, they are the masters of metal and stone.
  • Terun City Terun 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 Ale Terun Fungal Ale is a tangy beverage brewed in the Undercity.
  • Thaumaturgy Thaumaturgy is the study of blessings and miracles.
  • Transmutation Transmutation is the transformation of one or more objects.
  • Undercity The Undercity is the lower half of Terun City, located beneath the Tooth of the Gods.
  • Wastelands The Wastelands is a vast desert covering the central and western portion of the continent.
  • Zairn Zairn 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.
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