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  • Foreword to A Brief History of Arcanum

    p=. *Preface*!(media-item-align-center)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/269870/Breaker.png?1386182629(Breaker.png)! No single volume to date has yet collected all six thousand years of Arcanum’s recorded history. Indeed, many would argue that it …

  • Introduction to Sir Harris Guffingford - Principia Technologica

    The following is excerpted from the Principia Technologica, re-printed here with permission of the publisher, Tarant University Press, and the author. © 1876 all rights reserved. ----------------------------------------------- h4.

    Forbidden Cities of the North and other volumes

    !(media-item-align-center)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/287461/small_map.jpg?1390513080(small_map.jpg)! h4. *"About the Author"* Gregor Seamus Darton was born in 1801, the son of Captain Sean Palmer Darton and his wife Maria. He died in the …

  • Tarant

    |={width:120px}. *Tarant: 1880*|
    In the course of my travels, I have often been called upon to defend the city of Tarant, not only in war but in mere conversation: everyone in Arcanum seems to hold some …

  • Ashbury

    |={width:120px}. *Ashbury: 1850*|
    One disembarks for a few hours of leisure in Ashbury, while the crew takes on enough water and provisions to last a fortnight at sea; for a moment, the place appears to …

  • The Glimmering Forest

    |={width:250px}. *The Glimmering Forest: 1825*|
    As we moved deeper into the Forest, we entered a realm of shadow, where the shifting green canopy of leaves above scattered the light like golden coins at …

  • Qintarra

    |={width:120px}. *Qintarra: 1885*|
    The city of the Fair Folk is difficult to reach, nearly impossible without a guide or great good luck; Qintarra is buried in the trackless depths of the Glimmering …

  • The Home of the Wheel Clan

    |={width:275px}. *The Home of the Wheel Clan: 1832*|
    Of course, long before one was admitted to great halls under the mountain, there was a warning: do not stare, do not make a fool of yourself, or the …

  • Stillwater

    |={width:180px}. *Stillwater: 1879*|
    It is a small and sleepy town, hardly more than a village, which sits nestled in the hills just below the Gray Mountains. History was once made in Stillwater, and for …

  • Caladon

    |={width:120px}. *Caladon: 1866*|
    It has always been my pleasure to visit in the realm of Farad, the King of Arland. Of all the monarchs I have treated with, while in the service of Tarant, I have always …

  • Tulla

    |={width:120px}. *Tulla: 1844*|
    At last we struggled to the summit of the last high dune, and we found ourselves looking out over the splendor of Tulla, the City Without Gates. From our vantage point I …

  • The Isle of Despair

    |={width:200px}. *The Isle of Despair: 1821*|
    At last the bleak shore of the island hove into view, and the king's prisoners were brought up onto the deck, blinking and shivering in the cold light of day …

  • Black Root

    |={width:180px}. *Black Root: 1875*|
    Some years later I returned to the city, now just one port of call among many on the coastal route to Caladon. Praetor had humbled Black Root, broken her to his will; …

  • Dernholm

    |={width:180px}. *Dernholm: 1832*|
    And so I was called once again to the old city of Dernholm, where Fate had brought me so often before, as explorer, envoy, soldier and spy. As always, the antique glory …

  • Roseborough

    |={width:180px}. *Roseborough: 1827*|
    Roseborough is a pleasant little sea-side resort, a place for vacationers, students of Magick and history, or pilgrims of a religious persuasion; the town welcomes a …

  • The Vendigroth Wastes

    |={width:250px}. *The Vendigroth Wastes: 1884*|
    Words cannot describe the terrors of this great desert, which has barred passage to old Tulla for thousands of years; the Vendigroth Wastes are more than …