Beasts of the Sands
Oct 29, 2020, 11:46pm
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
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
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
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
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
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
(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
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
(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
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
(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
In the simplest terms, the f ...
The Shasma Ceremony Part 3/3
Sep 20, 2020, 12:20am
"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
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
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 ...