Regarding Canno: Cannoan Magic

(Author’s note, 5/1/2021: Though years old, most of this article still holds true! The reader must remember, though, that it reflects the most commonly-held Cannoan opinions of the arts arcane as of the year 1295 V.R. Merely to write about a real thing does not make every word written of it true. Even the wisest […]

Canno: The Grast

(Author’s Note, 5/3/2021: here’s another old article refurbished to bring it in line with the rebooted lore of the Expurgated Edition! Lots of very tasty additions mean 3400 new words atop the updates to the old version’s 2500, putting our new total at almost 6k words!) (Cw: caste system, eugenics The Grast are a human […]

Regarding Canno: The Loar War

(The previous entry, concerning Canno’s geography and pre-Loar history, is┬áHere) They plummeted in columnar fire to close the Age of Splendor. The Gaunt Ones: strained beings of eight foot stature, bearing weapons and armor unlike anything known on Canno. Their limbs were long, their bodies stark white exoskeletons beneath hard-angle armor of unearthly metals. They […]

Regarding Canno: Canno and the Age of Splendor

Canno is an old, tottering world, its people haunted by past glories, afraid to look to the future where they might see the return of past terrors. Its myriad peoples include the two-legged Ilbaret, dignified apes gone fully upright with their elaborate tribal-painted fur and bright robes, and humans, who of all living beings tend […]

Salients of a Broken Mind: Psychiatric Hell

(For miserable background, you may want to read Part One first) Our media fetish for the Hells of brooding darkness and blood-soaked corridors makes us forget that there exists a special, sterile Hell, clean-swept and lifeless. I found its local incarnation around 4AM on July 26th, 2017. I knew, on some level, that I condemned […]