Before even The Gods existed, there was the Earth Mother of
Shakandara. She was not alone in The Void. Rao, the
force of order that permitted Her to exist, and Chaos, the
force that changes all in the universe, were also with Her.
Sky, the power that supports the sky and makes life possible,
wrapped Himself around Her. Ether binds all of these together
. Then The Gods came from the darkness of The Void and bought life
to the Earth Mother of Shakandara. The Gods first Gift to
the world was the dragons. Each was forged from one of the elements
of the world; all were tempered in the cooling waters of the
Earth Motherís oceans. Each dragon was then given the
power to shape the world. They set upon the world like a potter to
clay, shaping the mountains, valleys, and plains. Some were given
the task of creating life to inhabit the new world. Bahumas,
The Platinum Drake, created the first race, the elves.
Tiamara, The Chromatic Dragon, created the second race to be
enemies to the elves, thus the ogres were born. Other dragons created
more races as the world moved from infancy to youth. When this was
done, each then created a companion of their own kind to dwell with
them on the land. The dragons of each of the alignments of Good,
Evil, and Neutrality then selected one of their kind to represent
them in the Home of The Gods. Bahumas was chosen to represent
the Good, Tiamara the Evil, and Orthias the Neutral.
The elves were the first to establish the calendar. According to
their reckoning, the calendar begins with the first day (Dawnday)
of Molus, in the 1st Year of the Dragon. It was this same year that
the First Race Wars began. The ogres, jealous of the bountiful
forest home of the elves, attacked the elves with crude weapons.
The elves retaliated with powerful magics. The elves repelled the
ogres after a few months, but many elves were slain by the superior
number of ogres. All across the face of the Earth Mother,
races clashed over land, food, and wealth. These battles were quick
but brutal, leaving deep scars of hatred between many races. Dwarves
and orcs became enemies for eternity, as did the gnomes and goblins,
and the halfings and kobalds. The only race untouched in this war
were the humans.
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