Twin Spirals Lore: The Principle of Imbuement

Unlike most of my lore articles, I won’t be doing this one completely in scholar-voice. I’d like to talk about the Principle of Imbuement as a worldbuilding element on a writer’s level, as well as in terms of my worlds. It’s a finicky idea and bears some clearer verbiage than my normal, and this is […]

Regarding Canno: The Southern Ton-Ga Lungworm

(Before you read this entry, I warn you it’s intended to gross you out at multiple stages. Haaave fuuuuuuuuuun!) A horrible creature plaguing the equatorial bogs of the Ton heartland, this species is also called the Silverblood. The reader may hope they’re small; unfortunately, adults may stretch past six feet long and swell to seven […]

Regarding Canno: Thrays

  “There are two opinions regarding Thrays. There are those who adore them, and those who are wrong.” -Matriarch Han-jei Dei-Sholu Thrays are amphibians considered either adorable or disgusting; no sapient being on Canno has ever expressed a middle-ground opinion about them. A Thray can be from any of six species, of which the largest […]

Regarding Canno: The Ton-Ga Knifestail

The Ton naturalist Jihao often said, “When death visits the Bogs, she stalks legless.” He spoke, of course, of the Knifestail. While there are five regional species and dozens of sub-species, the classic (and largest) Knifestail is native to the northern Ton-Ga bogs. They’re especially dense in the territory of Houses Lin and Sairo. Extraordinarily […]

Whispers of the Starkin: Ruinous Words and Peculiar Customs

(The following material is intended only for SolFed military personnel with Class 9-10 Clearance, or those presently working on Project Precursor. If for whatever reason you have viewed this material, whether accidentally or otherwise, without said clearance, submit yourself immediately to your nearest Data Oversight Center for immediate memory scrubbing. Failure to do so will […]

Whispers of The Starkin: Two Parables

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Regarding Canno: Cannoan Humans

The Humans of Canno (They of the Crimson Fields) Canno’s people are, on average, slightly taller and markedly stronger than their cousins in other universes. They’re the largest of all Canno’s sapients, beating the average Ilbaret in height by six to eight inches (the Ilbaret average 5’4″ in height for men and 5’2″ for women), […]