Cindere Lore

Official lore documents, images, & more that have been distributed to the LARP community.
January 11, 2023
Introduction of Mathis

(The following story can be taken in play by anyone who chooses:) The war is over. The Alnari are dead and the heroes have left the battlefield. A shrouded figure walks the field of battle with his double-ended scythe - one blade as dark as night, the other as red as blood, both pulsing with […]

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December 29, 2022
Update from The Mire Fields

Many villages around The Mire Field, reduced to rubble. Thousands of voices now heard only in the wind. Avgahd Ol Brahka sustained heavy damages, but within the walls, scarring has been minimal. Once the rival clan of Kharzug, from the Outpost of Riak, has asked for aid and offered their own in return, perhaps a […]

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December 9, 2022
To the Outsiders in Stonebridge

To the Outsiders in Stonebridge, It is with an indebted heart that I am contacting you. The fight with the Alnari was a great success and once again showed us that you were called to these lands for a reason. It was a tough fight and you did an excellent job despite the efforts of […]

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September 13, 2022
Reports from the Front Lines

As expected, the Alnari sent hordes of their Veil Creatures across the northern foothills of the Iron Crest Mountains into the Mire Fields. As they made their way from the northern pass and south toward Avgahd Ol Brahka, the stronghold of the Orcs, they razed any village and outpost that stood in their path. We […]

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May 22, 2022
Be it Known!

Great Houses of Cindere Noble Merchant Families Proud Citizens of Port West Might Tribes, Clans, & Artisans! The Royal and Proud Kingdom of Lashamir doth here-forward sanction and abjure all citizens of Stonebridge until such time as the residents there do prove the safety of diplomats and travelers to their land from our great nation. […]

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May 11, 2022
Magus Request

Find what is missing, I shall give thee a boon. Wee folk a handspan tall have fled their indenture onto these lands, I would have them returned. Twenty and one I have frozen, their conical hats and mortal forms set in stone. Act swiftly to aid my grand works, for the magic will wane with […]

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November 10, 2021
Rumors & Rumblings for November

Rumors and Rumblings for November: Under the cover of night, the Mayor of Stonebridge broke into the manor house and retrieved his coveted wig collection. A handful of reports from townspeople suggest that twisted visages of people have been witnessed standing and watching from a distance. Noone has had the courage to get too close, […]

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October 13, 2021
The King

Shortly after the Veil appeared around 30 years ago, word of its existence began to spread to the furthest reaches of Cindere. No one had any idea how, or why it came about. The ensuing mass confusion led to accusations, distrust, and the collapse of long standing alliances. Diplomacy had sunk in the wake of […]

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September 23, 2021
Message from Bran

Many years ago, before the Veil, the town of Stonebridge would host the annual Harvest Festival. This was a time of celebration. The harvests were wrapping up and the baskets were full. The craftsman would bring their wears to sell openly on the streets to the wealthy buyers. Stonebridge was the perfect setting for this. […]

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September 12, 2021
Map of Cindere
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August 7, 2021
To The Summoned

To the summoned, You have been unfairly stripped from the comforts of your homes. Against your will you left behind those you love to never see again. You did nothing to deserve this fate. I feel the sensation of your pain and anguish. You will be told of no escape, but do not heed the […]

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July 6, 2021
Universal Experience

(The following description is an In-Play event that is experienced by your character prior to you coming to play Veil of Ashes. All Veil of Ashes characters experiences this same event whether you start playing in July 2021, or July 2024. In terms of your character's backstory, this can be weaved into the final moments […]

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October 27, 2020
The Sacrifice

As I entered the chamber deep beneath the Northern Spire, I saw three dark figures standing before what appeared to be a very high table. As I stepped closer, I recognized our king and I dropped to one knee, head bowed in respect. "Please rise my son, for today we are equals." I was confused, […]

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October 14, 2020
Story - Veil of Ashes

Sir Liam swore an oath that he would rid the world of undeath before his demise, or die trying. Today was meant to be that day. “That damn lich,” he whispered to himself as he looked at the horde before him. The last of his order was succumbing to the onslaught one by one. He […]

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October 14, 2020
The Knight

Please tell me truthfully my love, was I good husband to you? A good father to our children? I always assumed I was but must question my entire life now. These cursed lands I now travel are surely a punishment. Maybe this place could be my path to redemption, or maybe not. I wish I […]

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October 5, 2020
Artisan Notes

I was turned away from the door working on a chair for the Marshal. It was to be a delicate and intricate work of art. Not my best work, but I was going to be proud of it no matter what. Our city is adorned with my artwork and every piece brings me a sense […]

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2024 Event Dates for Veil of Ashes
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