Beasts of the Sands

Oct 29, 2020, 11:46pm by Enderslayer

The Beast of the Sands, a group with many names, pirates, terrorists, savages, rebels. Broken up by "clans", which are ruled by ruthless leaders. One such leader is Yekus Ullia, leader of th ...

The Letter of Rashand

Oct 3, 2020, 3:06pm by skinnydonk

Once the captain's cabin was clear, and Mahmoud and his highest officers had departed for Namsuurr, Jhuruk was finally able to sit at his new desk, and open his scented envelope. The sme ...

The H'lizar Yatnan (The Lazer Dragon) Part 5

Oct 3, 2020, 1:08pm by skinnydonk

A wide spiral staircase with a dragon banister carried Jhuruk and his quartermaster to the captain's quarters. The room was dark and musty, and needless clutter crowded its circular sweep. J ...

The H'lizar Yatnan (The Lazer Dragon) Part 4

Sep 26, 2020, 7:20pm by skinnydonk

As he was led down the ship's passageways, and through her bazaars, Jhuruk saw that, indeed Mahmoud was right: the people had been made docile. More than docile. The men and women would aver ...

The H'lizar Yatnan (The Lazer Dragon) Part 3

Sep 26, 2020, 4:53pm by skinnydonk

The ship's bridge was a tight place, made tighter by the copious statues positioned beside the viewports, and the writhing bronze dragons twining beneath the concave ceiling. Shooka smoke cl ...

The H'lizar Yatnan (The Lazer Dragon) Part 2

Sep 26, 2020, 1:50pm by skinnydonk

As he floated toward the colossal vessel in his Shas-pod, the first thing he noticed was the state of her Shas hive. It was unkempt; clustered in places it shouldn't be clustered, moving wil ...

The H'lizar Yatnan (The Lazer Dragon) Part 1

Sep 26, 2020, 12:47am by skinnydonk

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ca/84/b2/ca84b276d80945e5f5243a64653b1ffb.jpg (A common starport design, and the same design of Namsuurr Starport.) "Well, I'm off to Nim, Shasm ...

OOC - LORE - The Seven Sultanates

Sep 25, 2020, 9:01pm by skinnydonk

Long and storied are the histories of the Seven Sultanates, who've governed spacefaring humans for five thousand years. This is just a small taste of their histories, which span many years a ...

OOC - LORE - A Ship and its Technology

Sep 25, 2020, 5:05pm by skinnydonk

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/d8/a8/f7/d8a8f727672520996cce48f8ba49df8c.jpg (Jhuruk al-Jhuruk's ship Sunlobe. [Notice the trail behind the starship. This is dead or dying Shas, ...

OOC - LORE - Technology and Medicine.

Sep 21, 2020, 12:32am by skinnydonk

To look for a technological comparison between the Sultanates and the history of Earth, would be to look at the Ottoman Empire in the late 19th century, with a few additions, and a sci-fi tw ...

OOC - LORE- Shas

Sep 20, 2020, 9:09pm by skinnydonk

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/46/36/c9/4636c90875f9521638dad2c453632e2f.jpg (A cloud of Shas) Shas is the ultimate resource of Humanity, powering its ships and cities, and driving ...

OOC - LORE - Religion and Culture.

Sep 20, 2020, 8:21pm by skinnydonk

https://external-preview.redd.it/Tf4A7EcevxNrKYPUr2-b6zaxE5zNJIyGHGEaP1vXiBg.jpg?auto=webp&s=e5511a00c3a85ccc90d95bf03378c3f50fc87987 (An Ancient) In the simplest terms, the f ...

The Shasma Ceremony Part 3/3

Sep 20, 2020, 12:20am by skinnydonk

"All those who do not hold the title Shasma but the man receiving it today, are ordered by the honor of the First Sultan - glory to his name - the name Bisman al'shas'Mann Housef Immennah - ...

The Shasma Ceremony Part 2/3

Sep 19, 2020, 8:14pm by skinnydonk

The Singing Forest was a handsome arboretum which overlooked the city from its highest hill. Here every sort of tree from the planet's four continents could be found, worked by hundreds of v ...

The Shasma Ceremony Part 1/3

Sep 19, 2020, 6:38pm by skinnydonk

Upon entering Namsuurr's capital city, Jhuruk immediately understood why the Namsuurrans called it Tahm'as'nir - the City of Ivy. As far as the eye could see, thick fingers of flowery ivy ro ...