The Tome of Lore: Table of ContentsSryth™ Expanded Info Entry
The Aldvari and the Vorenthan were the first and only
two races of men to ever appear on Sryth. Both these ancient races were sea-faring
folk, who sailed out of the north and arrived in Northern Sryth in the middle of the epoch that historians now refer to as
The Age of Storms .
Ancient lore tells of a great cataclysm that took place far to the north over the
Sundren Sea in lands uncharted. In the wake of this profound
disaster, both the Vorenthan and the Aldvari were forced to flee south, braving the
vastness of the ocean, until at last, led by Syr they arrived on the shores of
The Aldvari, though fierce when threatened, were a people who generally preferred
peace, and sought prosperity. In the midst of the Aldvari were the sorcerers, who
had mastery of an ancient magic, and who quickly learned to harness and control
the raw magical energy abundant in the new world.
The Vorenthan could not harness this
magical energy, and they were forever resentful of the Aldvari for the advantages
its power gave them.
The realm of the Aldvari spread far and wide through the world of Sryth. It has since
divided into many realms.