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  • A Cattle Raid Gone Awry - Epic Fail!

    Erinmakt the Flatulent is banished from Clan food and shelter for 2 weeks for his rude and uncouth behavior towards Carl Gundarson's wife (and his complete lack of repentance). He misses out on the feast of the lamb and barleywine left over from the …

  • Capture of Killer Branduan - Success at Last!

    After the Lawspeaker Orlgard Korlmarsson expressed concern about the risk of a blood feud if the group attempted to capture Killer Branduan, the Clan Ring decided to call a Clan Moot of all the adults to discuss it first. Erinmakt attempted to convince …

  • Erinmakt "Trains"

    Erinmakt practices his axe-fighting skills with the thanes of the clan. However, several severe bruises and a broken bone later he finds nobody is willing to train with him. The thanes are not as tough as his Uroxi brothers from Prax. Training by …

  • Morgan Proves Himself Valuable

    Morgan finds that the most injuries to the thanes come from training with Erinmakt and he heals those who are foolhardy enough to engage in such activity. Most of the time, such activity is women's work, but thanes always appreciate a warrior who can …

  • The Wooing of Killer Branduan

    Daro Honeybadger weaves a comical limerick about Yinkina's wooing of Killer Branduan. Then he crafts an epic poem of the duel between Erinmakt and Branduan, with the tragic results for One Eye Branduan. Word from the Grey Dogs is that Branduan has gone …

  • Grigor Learns About Trolls

    Grigor has spent the last few days tracking the movements of dark skull trolls near Old Man Village and the surrounding areas. He learns the trolls are active at night, raiding the sheep of the Greydogs, Orlmarth and Enhyl clans. They seem to have a …

  • Almost TPK

    Time after time, we underestimated the danger, and my companions paid for it with their lives. First we underestimated the intelligence of the dark trolls. It was by sheer dumb luck that we noticed their devious traps set to deter us from tracking …

  • Home Page

    The Greydog clan raids our tula to steal our cattle and burn our steads. The Lunar occupiers tax us to ruin and forbid worship of Orlanth, the King of Gods. Dragons begin to awaken, sundering mountains. Pits of Chaos vomit forth foul Chaos spawn to …

  • The Orlanthi People

    Most of the humans of Dragon Pass are Orlanthi, the people of the storm god Orlanth. Their culture originated in Dragon Pass during the Gods War and was nearly destroyed in the Great Darkness. They were saved by the actions of Orlanth and the …

  • Orlanthi Religion

    The Orlanthi worship a powerful pantheon of gods and goddesses. They believe in gods and spirits which guide everything. They maintain reverence and piety towards their deities who are considered to be the most powerful and helpful in the Cosmos. The …

  • The Clan

    You are a member of one of the roughly 200 clans that make up the kingdom of Sartar. Your clan is the focus of your life; it forms your kin, your family; in short, it is your community. You can always turn to your clan for help. They would die to defend …

  • Farmer

    Farmer Quick Summary: A free farmer who raises grain and livestock Gods: Orlanth (Barntar subcult), Ernalda Runes: Air (male), Earth (female) Wergild: Carl or Cottar Living Standard: Minimal to Prosperous You are the backbone of society, a free …

  • Hunter

    Quick Summary: Catches and provides food Gods: Orlanth, [Odalya], Yinkin Runes: Air, Beast Yinkin  Wergild: Carl or Cottar Living Standard: Minimal to Common You are a hunter who makes his living from stalking and trapping game. You work with a …

  • Mercenary

    Quick Summary: A professional fighter Gods: Orlanth, Humakt Runes: Air , Movement, Death Wergild: Cottar to Carl Living Standard: Common You make your living from fighting, and sell your sword to whoever pays best. You know how to use a sword or …

  • Herder

    Quick Summary: full-time herder of cattle or sheep Gods: Orlanth Runes: Movement Wergild: Carl or Cottar Living Standard: Minimal to Prosperous The clan’s herds are its greatest wealth, and it is your responsibility to care for them. You are a full …

  • Thief

    Quick Summary: A criminal who steals others belongings Gods: Orlanth, [Lanbril], spirits or petty gods Runes: Movement, Disorder, Illusion Wergild: Cottar Living Standard: Minimal to Common Theft amongst kin is a crime. Sartar made it a crime to …

  • Orlanthi Culture

    The Orlanthi live in an extremely dangerous world and their culture is extremely violent by our modern standards; the god Orlanth acknowledges this with his first law: “Violence is always an option.” Orlanthi will kill impulsively over insults and slights …

  • Alynxes

    The Orlanthi make use of a domesticated feline called an “alynx” for tasks that are given elsewhere to dogs – especially herding and hunting. They vary from the size of a housecat to that of a large dog. Sacred to the god Yinkin, alynxes are noted for …

  • Weapons and Armor

    The basic arms of the Orlanthi are a bronze-tipped spear, bronze axe and a shield, to which the wealthy might add a sword, a helmet, and bronze armor. Bows and slings are common missile weapons. Shields are usually wooden with leather facing, round or …

  • Orlanth

    High King of the Gods and principle god of the Orlanthi religion, Orlanth is worshipped in all the Orlanthi lands by most males of the tribes. Orlanth is the Middle Air, the Great Storm that moves all winds. He is a warrior and leader who overthrew the …

  • Ernalda

    Ernalda is the Great Goddess and Queen of the Universe. She is generous, powerful, and wise, and the most beloved deity in all Glorantha. She is the source of bounty and plenty and desired by all. She is the Goddess of the Orlanthi and the source, …

  • Humakt

    Humakt is Death, the Separator and Divider. He is the War God of the Orlanthi and the God of Oaths. He is the keeper of the Dead, Bringer of Death, Keen Edge of War, Slayer of Men, and the Taker of Breath. Humakt lives especially in swords; his magic is …

  • Urox

    Urox is the Storm Bull, the Raging God, the Furious One, the Desert Wind, the Chaos-Killer, Bane of the Devil, Lord of the Eternal Battle, the Lord of Prax, and the Great Bull. Urox is one of the oldest manifestations of Umath the primal Air and the most …

  • Yinkin

    Yinkin is the Alynx God. He is famous for his stalking, his unending sensuality, and his loyalty to his half-brother Orlanth. Yinkin is an ancestor of many Orlanthi and often serves as a guide to Orlanthi heroes. The brotherly loyalty between Yinkin …

  • Olrmarth Clan

    “The Woodpecker Clan” This clan is sometimes also called the “Starfires,” because of where they live; and the Keeper of Secrets, presumably of the place where they live. They are descendants of the original Colymar clan. Their totem is the red‑headed …

  • Uz

    What the Sartarites think: Trolls are the Darkness folk, the Shadow Lords. They worship demons of darkness, eat Men (and everything else), and hate the Light. They are dangerous and treacherous, reveling in the growing Darkness. It is not wrong to say …

  • Cattle Raiding

    Raiding your neighbors for cattle is a great Orlanthi pastime. In some warlike clans, raids are a rite of passage as well as a sacred duty. Even in a peaceful clan, raiding may be the only way a young cottar or carl can gain wealth and glory. Cattle …

  • Geography of Dragon Pass

    Dragon Pass is a mountainous, rugged land, with imposing, impressive peaks that reach high into the sky. It is a magical land, as Gloranthan mountains are the bodies of dragons, gods, and giants, and not merely the product of geological activities. The …

  • Climate of Dragon Pass

    The climate of Dragon Pass is wet, warm in summer and cold in winter. Below 2,000 feet snow rarely falls except in winter, but above 6,000 feet there is usually snow all year. In between are seasonal zones that include most of inhabited Dragon Pass. …

  • Flora and Fauna of Dragon Pass

    Mixed forests and rough heathland cover most valleys and foothills, except where people have cleared them for farming. The woods in most sheltered valleys are mainly oak, lime, and hornbeam. The plentiful heathland is used for grazing cattle and sheep. …

  • Clan Lands

    When crossing any clan boundary, strangers must petition patrolling warriors for the right to travel through their clan lands, whether they intend to stay or not. The traveler must indicate the purpose of his visit and the length of his expected stay, and …

  • The Lunar Conquest

    The Lunar Empire has long sought the destruction of Orlanth and his people, thereby placing men and gods under the tyranny of the Red Goddess. Sartar founded the kingdom as a bulwark against further Lunar conquests in sacred Dragon Pass; most of the …

  • Skald

    Quick Summary: Highly trained and learned poet Gods: Orlanth, Issaries Runes: Communication, Illusion, Air Wergild: Carl Living Standard: Common You are a poet who has memorized hundreds of stories from history and myth by rote. You know profane …

  • Gordangar Kenstrelsson

    Gordangar Kenstrelsson is the clan chieftain, a shrewd survivor from a powerful bloodline. He hates and fears the Lunars as his father was killed by the Lunar Army at the Battle of Grizzly Peak. He is middle-aged, generous, and traditional. Gordangar …

  • Erinina Copper-Axe

    Erinina Copper-Axe is the most ferocious warrior of the clan. A Vingan warrior woman, half her head is shaved and the shoulder-length hair on the other side is dyed blood red. Her body is adorned with tattoos and she carries a copper-bladed axe. Debate is …

  • Savan Thundermaker

    Savan Thundermaker is the clan’s fulltime priest and brother of Gordangar. He is haunted by prophecies of the Hero Wars and believes that the doom of the gods and men is rapidly approaching. He is a devotee of Ohorlanth and spends his life performing …

  • Morganeth White Eye

    Morganeth White Eye is the clan’s fulltime priestess and performs the rites at Orane’s sanctuary. She has powerful healing magic and is blessed by Kev. Morganeth was born to the Ernaldor clan and has strong connections to the Colymar Earth Temple. She …

  • Orlgard Korlmarsson

    Orlgard Korlmarsson is an elderly thane from a rival bloodline of the chief ’s. He is wise and discerning, and knows every legal procedure and tactic. He was never a warrior and knows little about fighting (but much about dying as his father, brother and …

  • Killer-Branduan Hodirson

    Branduan of the Hodirsons is a proud and warlike thane of the Greydog clan and has powerful Movement Rune magic. About 25 years old, Branduan is handsome with long braided brown hair and grey eyes. He is a skilled swordsman and duelist, having earned the …

  • Little Guy

    Little Guy is a diminutive trollkin (think goblin) who was given to Yinkina as a hostage during the party's negotiations with dark trolls (think orcs or bugbears). He is a whiny, stunted creature that Yinkina thinks is cute. Always hungry, he appears to …

  • Kornos Longbrewer

    Kornos Longbrewer is the latest in a long line of Longbrewer chieftains, known throughout Sartar for their ability to brew fine mead, beer, and cider. He is respected by his clan for his ability to compromise and move with the times. About fifty years old …

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