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  • Organizations

    [[File:553711 | class=media-item-align-center | dsicon.jpg]] [[Adamantine Order]] [[Black Hole Syndicate]] [[The Celestial Guard (Paladin Order)]] [[The Courier's League]] [[The Druidic Society]] [[The Dualist Heresy]] [[Dwarven Commonwealth]] …

  • Adamantine Order

    [[File:750785 | class=media-item-align-none | 500x500px | Adamantice_Order.png]] This secretive organization dates to the early years of the war between Qesemet and Asamet, It was established under the auspices of House Noros, but it was staffed and …

  • Black Hole Syndicate

    [[File:750795 | class=media-item-align-right | Black_Hole.gif]] The Dragon Empire is a place of enormous wealth and tremendous opportunity, and such places always attract the criminal element. Most crimes are committed either by ordinary people in the …

  • The Druidic Society

    This secretive organization is at least as old as the Star League. Scholars suggest that it may have been established by forest gnomes on Aranal - the world that gave birth to the Forongorn Confederation, and eventually, to interstellar civilization. …

  • The Celestial Guard (Paladin Order)

    [[File:755003 | class=media-item-align-left | Celestial_Guard_2.jpg]] This order devoted to the [[The Warrior | Warrior]] began as a hand-picked cadre of paladins who served as the palace guard for King Khelorn and his family. Over the centuries, its …

  • Imperial Legions

    Military power and defense are delicate issues in the Dragon Empire. On the one hand, everyone wants a strong military to keep the peace and protect the Empire from outside threats. On the other, no one wants too much power to be controlled by one …

  • Noetic Order

    [[File:742046 | class=media-item-align-center | noetic.jpg]] There are many monastic orders in the Dragon Empire. Some are devoted to the gods of the Unification Church or the Dualist Heresy, while others are dedicated to obscure philosophies that …

  • Royal Exploratory Service

    [[File:610168 | class=media-item-align-left | 183x154px | RES_Crest_3.jpg]]In 583 AE, King Khelorn ordered the establishment of an organization devoted to discovering and exploring the seemingly infinite frontier worlds beyond the borders of civilized …

  • The Insurrection

    The Dragon Empire was established 5,000 years ago as a unilateral action of the dragon clans of Asamet and Qesemet. None of the other races and member worlds of the old Star League were consulted. As a courtesy, representatives of King Khelorn asked …

  • The Universe

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    *[[The Royal Houses]]* *[[Organizations | Organizations]]* *[[Stellar Cartography]]* *[[Vessel Registry]]* *[[Encyclopedia Obscurum]]*

  • The Unification Church

    [[File:575855 | class=media-item-align-center | The_Unification_Church.jpg]] The *Unification Church* was established in 876 AE by the prophet Nasuit in the holy city of Aani on the planet Maira. The church rose to prominence during an age in which …

  • Vessel Registry

    [[File:610172 | class=media-item-align-none | 450x339px | registry.jpg]] [[RES Speaks Softly | *RES _Speaks Softly_*]] [[CRY Exquisite Inquisitor | *CRY _Exquisite Inquisitor_*]] _(Civilian Racing Yacht)_ *RES _Lucidity_* *RES _Valhalla Rising_* …

  • The Freecaster's Club

    The *Freecaster's Club* is a chain of taverns, private clubs, and cafes across the galaxy that offer special services to starship captains who own their own vessels. Some Freecaster's Clubs are little more than a private booth in a larger bar, while …

  • The Courier's League

    The *Courier’s League* was a prestigious group of trustworthy and capable interstellar messengers. Now they’re a defunct, scattered bunch of capable hot-shots and messengers. In the years since the Courier’s League fell out of favor with the Dragon …

  • The Royal Houses

    *Qesemet "The Golden Kingdom"* [[House Aranath (Brass)]] [[House Deserene (Gold)]] [[House Golion (Copper)]] [[House Handor (Bronze)]] [[House Sarava (Silver)]] *Asamet "The Iron Kingdom"* [[House Altara (White)]] [[House Esmer (Green)]] …

  • The Dualist Heresy

    [[File:739199 | class=media-item-align-left | 3b0238dc516dbfa0d08e1ea5842a70fd.jpg]] Five hundred years ago, as the Red Age approached and people began to fear a millennial disaster when Mezzenbone took the throne, a splinter sect called Dualism broke …

  • The Imperial Council

    The Dragon Emperor wields a tremendous amount of power, but this power is somewhat mediated by the Imperial Council. The council is comprised of one representative from each of the royal houses. Nonvoting representatives of other groups are named by the …

  • The Star League

    Over the centuries, the peoples of Aranal and Irindul III carefully explored the star systems closest to them, gradually expanding their reach farther into the void. Inevitably, they encountered other inhabited worlds and slowly inducted them into their …

  • The Green Cabal

    The *Green Cabal* is an ecoterrorist group that believes in defending the ecologies of the galaxy’s worlds by any means necessary, including violence. It's current leader is a half-elf female called Davinna Lasala. The ancient [[The Druidic Society | …

  • Wraith Squadron

    *Wraith Squadron* is a band of mercenary combat aces nominally affiliated with Qesemet but willing to work wherever their services are needed—if the pay is right. They are led by a human male called Batulso Serthur. The Dragon Empire rules the stars …

  • The Irindul Society

    The *Irindul Society* sponsors illegal expeditions into the forbidden depths of the Dark Zone. Its current leader is a gnome male called Leksigo Inis. The gnomes of the [[The Forongorn Confederation | Forongorn Confederation]] were the first beings to …

  • The Zorzi

    The *Zorzi* is a cult of assassins dedicated to killing the greatest of all prey—dragons. They are led by a half-orc female named Nebla Scourge. For as long as lesser races have existed, they have looked with envy and fear upon dragons. These great …

  • The Shadow Guards

    The *Shadow Guards* are the dreaded commandos of House Noros and spread terror among the enemies of the black dragons. The current leader of the Shadow Guards is a half-dragon male called Nix Erulis. Every military organization in the Dragon Empire …

  • The Guild of Tinkers

    The Guild is an illegal alliance of infowarriors working to bring down the Dragon Empire from within. The current leader is a gnome male called Ditenda Rujit. The *Guild of Tinkers* began its existence almost a thousand years ago. As its name …

  • Dwarven Commonwealth

    [[File:740467 | class=media-item-align-center | 400x270px | Dwarven_Diaspora.jpg]] [[Dwarves | Dwarves]] are a reasonable people, but they despise orcs. They hold the orcs responsible for the destruction of the *Dwarven Commonwealth* in the pre-Empire …

  • The Elven Nation

    [[File:732040 | class=media-item-align-right | 120x120px | prosperity_flag1.jpg]] The various [[Elves | elven]] realms and republics throughout the galaxy have banded together in a loosely bound coalition—the *Elven Nation*—to make their common views …

  • The Gnome Commerce Guild

    There is no single world that [[Gnomes | gnomes]] call their home. The closest is the planet Aurora, the throneworld of House Deserene and the headquarters of the *Gnome Commerce Guild*. Politically, gnomes as a group are a nonentity. They are far too …

  • House Osorus (Blue)

    *Home System:* Heridor *Throneworld:* Thormorath Throughout much of Asamet's history, House Osorus has been even more powerful and influential than rival House Mazorgrim. The blue dragons are certainly the most politically savvy of the chromatic …

  • House Altara (White)

    *Home System:* Eloine *Throneworld:* Rilion Rilion, the throneworld of the Domain of Altara, has been locked in the frigid grip of an ice age since it was colonized by the white dragons before the great war. The vast glaciers extend well into the …

  • House Esmer (Green)

    *Home System:* Parvan *Throneworld:* Malaval The throneworld of House Esmer is the beautiful forest world of Malaval. A young planet by cosmological standards, most of Malaval’s landmasses are covered in primeval forest. From the dense jungles of …

  • House Noros (Black)

    *Home System:* Kalain *Throneworld:* Morngond The throneworld of the Domain of Noros is the hot, humid planet Morngond. Perpetually shrouded in thick cloud cover, Morngond's single major landmass is dominated by dense jungle and marsh. House Noros …

  • House Mazorgrim (Red)

    *Home System:* Andragus *Throneworld:* Arangorn The throneworld of House Mazorgrim is the second planet in the Andragus system. Arangorn is an infernally hot, rugged world orbiting just on the inside edge of its bright yellow star’s habitability …

  • House Deserene (Gold)

    *Home System:* Arlant *Throneworld:* Galador The royal house of the gold dragons is perhaps the most powerful in the Empire. Many thousands of years before the birth of King Khelorn and the founding of Qesemet, the gold wyrm Galador Aradan (“the …

  • House Sarava (Silver)

    *Home System:* Casenore *Throneworld:* Aelding The silver dragons of House Sarava are justifiably proud of their long and illustrious history. House Sarava was the second to inherit the Golden Throne, and its first emperor, Alarion, is nearly as …

  • House Handor (Bronze)

    *Home System:* Idradon *Throneworld:* Endagar Grand Duke Adenil rules House Handor from the pristine waterworld of Endagar. More than 90% of the planet is covered with clean, blue-green oceans-a literal paradise for the bronze dragons. Othilian, …

  • House Aranath (Brass)

    *Home System:* Magrant *Throneworld:* Ambrant The brass dragons of House Aranath have a legendary reputation as the information brokers, diplomats, and spies of the Kingdom of Qesemet. Grand Duchess Perlion, the daughter of a former emperor, has …

  • House Golion (Copper)

    *Home System:* Savain *Throneworld:* Meneer The copper dragons are still riding the wave of prestige they enjoyed during the imperial reign of House Golion. Always considered the least powerful of the houses of Qesemet, House Golion was, for one …

  • RES Speaks Softly

    [[File:610204 | class=media-item-align-center| 400x300px | Cygnus_03.jpg]] _The *Speaks Softly* is a Cygnus Class long range science vessel, a class in common usage by both the [[Royal Exploratory Service | Royal Exploratory Service]] and [[Special …

  • The Long Road

    [[File:731773 | class=media-item-align-center | The_Long_Road.jpg]] The Long Road is an interstellar superhighway that links each of the 10 throneworlds by means of a series of teleportation portals. This highway serves as the main commercial artery …

  • The Destroyer

    [[File:732094 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x138px | The_Destroyer.png]] *Alignment:* Chaotic Evil *Spheres:* Battle, Chaos, Evil, Destruction, Death *Symbol:* A black, five-pointed star (often displayed inverted) The _Destroyer_ is the …

  • The Father

    [[File:732110 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x150px | father.jpg]] *Alignment:* Lawful Good *Spheres:* Battle, Good, Healing, Knowledge, Law *Symbol:* A golden sun The _Father_ is one of the two creator deities within the _Great Pantheon,_ as …

  • The Judge

    [[File:732271 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x121px | Judge.png]] *Alignment:* Lawful Good *Spheres:* Destruction, Good, Knowledge, Law, Protection *Symbol:* A balanced scale In different aspects, the _Judge_ represents mercy and justice, as …

  • The Lover

    [[File:732277 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x184px | Lover.png]] *Alignment:* Neutral Good *Spheres:* Beast, Good, Healing, Protection, Water *Symbol:* A white dove The _Lover_ is both the object of ultimate desire and the personification of …

  • The Magus

    [[File:732282 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x150px | Magus.png]] *Alignment:* Neutral *Spheres:* Fate, Knowledge, Magic, Protection, Deceit *Symbol:* An open eye The _Magus_ is the personification of magic, the power to shape reality by the …

  • The Merchant

    [[File:732297 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x143px | Merchant.jpg]] *Alignment:* Lawful Neutral *Spheres:* Deceit, Fate, Knowledge, Law, Wayfare *Symbol:* A gold coin The _Merchant_ is the goddess of commerce, trade, and wealth. She is the …

  • The Mother

    [[File:732506 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x194px | Mother.gif]] *Alignment:* Chaotic Good *Spheres:* Beast, Good, Earth, Protection, Plant *Symbol:* A crescent moon The _Mother_ is the deitype of life. While the [[The Father | _Father_]] …

  • The Reaper

    [[File:732547 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x165px | Reaper.jpg]] *Alignment:* Lawful Evil *Spheres:* Death, Deceit, Earth, Evil, Law *Symbol:* A humanoid skull The _Reaper_ is the embodiment of death. In some cultures, he is the neutral and …

  • The Smith

    [[File:732555 | class=media-item-align-left | 150x90px | Smith.jpg]] *Alignment:* Neutral *Spheres:* Fire, Knowledge, Magic, Strength, Water *Symbol:* An anvil The _Smith_ is the god of crafts, technology, and the physical sciences. He is the …

  • The Stormlord

    [[File:732573 | class=media-item-align-left | 33x150px | Stormlord_2.png]] *Alignment:* Chaotic Neutral *Spheres:* Air, Chaos, Destruction, Water, Wayfare *Symbol:* A silver trident The _Stormlord_ is the deitype of the elemental forces of nature. …

  • The Trickster

    [[File:732619 | class=media-item-align-left | 72x150px | Trickster.jpg]] *Alignment:* Chaotic Neutral *Spheres:* Chaos, Deceit, Fate, Knowledge, Magic *Symbol:* A fool's scepter The _Trickster_ is the complex and sometimes seemingly contradictory …

  • The Warrior

    [[File:732631 | class=media-item-align-left | 32x150px | Warrior.png]] *Alignment:* Lawful Neutral *Spheres:* Battle, Fate, Law, Magic, Strength *Symbol:* A greatsword The _Warrior_ is the deitype of strength, valor, battle, and warfare. He does …

  • Encyclopedia Obscurum

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    _A Collection of Strange & Unusual Facts about the Dragon Empire_

    *[[The Immortal Lightning]]* *[[Ishin-Kura MultiDomain …

  • The Thesis

    [[File:744370 | class=media-item-align-center | Thesus.jpeg]] [[:dr-eon-rose | Dr. Eon Rose]] is a bright and rising star in the field of Bio-anthropology, an instructor at the University of Meneer. A young sathoni whose seed-ship clan specialized in …

  • RES Problem Child

    [[File:756868 | class=media-item-align-center | 450x165px | problem_child.PNG]] _Heavy Cruiser Class, largest class of warship in the Royal Exploratory Service fleet._ *Specifications:* _Classified_ ___ h6. [[Vessel Registry | *Return to …

  • KVinn Dron

    [[File:756888 | class=media-item-align-center | Lady_Thunder.jpg]] An Anvil-Class factory ship, the _KVinn Dron (Lady Thunder)_ is jointly operated by the dwarven clans Keystone and Staurm. These clans prefer to operate exclusively in the kingdom of …