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The Twin War has grown to overtake all of Felnova, and the influence of the Faction of Hope and Orochi have reached across the Realms. Disease runs rampant as dark gods roam the Realms freely. Felnova's balance has been severely damaged, and terror grips its inhabitants, even as its balance-Realm of Kurai begins to suffer as well. Other Realms are laden with Felnovian refugees to the point of endangering their resources, as chaos descends upon all.
An alliance has been born between the King of Snakes, Orochi Godslayer, and the leader of the Faction of Hope, Priestess Nina. Both seek the utter destruction of the balance-keeping royal dragons, and the eradication of dragonkind. Where the Faction seeks for humanoids to rise beyond the tyranny of the ruling drakes, the snakekind seeks total control of all races, humanoid and not. Though they are allied with a common goal now, the alliance is unstable, and tensions run high.
At last, the Vystrian forces have come together and gathered enough meager strength to begin fighting back; but they are few against many, and hope is a smoldering ember, vulnerable to the despairing tide of war. Though the reemergence of the queen has emboldened her people, the fight will be one of the most difficult battles of the Realm's life thusfar.
What side will you choose?
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1//29//18:: Early update this time, we just couldn't wait!! Read about the equine herds player group, two species revamps, moon lore and Wardens in our February Newsletter!
1//1//18:: The first update of 2018 brings us an even bigger release than the last - come read about creation stories and Ancient Firsts in our January Newsletter!
12//1//17:: There's an utterly massive release that's going to be ongoing for a little while, WHOO! Check out the newest newsletter for December!
10//31//17:: We have a new newsletter for this month, and it's early!! The release for November includes the spectacular spiritbeasts and a new legend about the aurochs. We have also reorganized a bunch of things, which includes updates to our terminology page, as well as a fauna and creatures page and a new items and materials page! Enjoy!
10//1//17:: We have a new newsletter for this month, yes! This month's release includes a brand new language, a new deer subspecies, and an awesome new legend based on the Day of Bones! October also brings our Day of Bones event, a new story event with multiple unlockable chapters! Check it out!