1510 Lost members of House Valaryan discover and sack an abandoned temple to Shadow, the farthest such outpost ever found. This is kept secret by the upper level members of House Valaryan so as not to start a panic within the city or the nearby native tribes. Only Gam, the Patriarch of House Valaryan, and Ardu, a native ranger guide employed by the House, know of this encounter. Eventually Gam tells only Vespasian, high priest of the
Rumors of an Elephant’s Graveyard send a group of House Valaryan members and mercenaries on a successful expedition to the interior of
Many merchant trains bound to and from Port Maugre are being attacked by serpent men. Spies note the presence of many Serpent men and their tasloi allies in a particular spot of the Delosian interior, near one trade route.
Several more villages in Kongon territory have had their entire populations disappear, victims of vicious Leopard Cultists who have emerged the last few years. Often the tracks of numerous leopards, along with a bloody leopard claw mark on a wall or door, is found by those who investigate. Natives are terrified of something they call the “The Spotted God” and talk is of this new Leopard Cult arising with a headquarters in the swamp north of the Tiger river.
Tzulan warriors have been penetrating deeper and deeper into Ashante territory to the north. Rumors have it that many warbands are accompanied by Taranthian priests and soldiers. Perhaps the uneasy alliance between the Tzulans and the Taranthians has moved into a newer and more dangerous phase.
Members of House Valaryan and mercenaries are dispatched to establish a trade route to
Taranthian slave ships have been sighted as far west as ever in memory, some crossing the trade routes from
A long overdue caravan from House Mith that had been captured by serpent men and their allies upon their return to Port Maugre tells of being rescued by employees of House Valaryan on their way to this “
A babbling, half-insane explorer was brought into the city today after being found wandering miles south on the beach. Those that were there say he was feverish and he soon perished from some jungle disease that even the priests of Nythiir could not cure. What he revealed was being kept secret by the powers that be of Port Maugre, but rumors have flown that he spoke of a lost city with gleaming towers off the western coast of Delos, invisible to all unless using magical means by the light of a full moon. Speculation abounds that it may have been an outpost or more of the Elven House of S’ethelian that disappeared here almost 500 years ago. Records show the man and several others left months earlier after being hired by priests of Vistna to guard an expedition to find this lost city. This expedition was attacked by serpent men and never reached their destination, so where this man was and how he survived for months alone in the jungle is a mystery.