The Tome of Lore: Table of ContentsSryth™ Expanded Info Entry
The Grey Circle
The Grey Circle is an ageold brotherhood of mages that offers protection
and advancement opportunities for its members in exchange for service and
This brotherhood has grown in number and strength over the ages, and now wields
incredible political power throughout the realms. It is a recognized political entity
in nearly every nation of Northern Sryth, and it has compounds and embassies in almost
every major city.
The Grey Circle has earned a fair degree of infamy over its tactics of "recruitment".
Members are expected to recruit other members whenever possible, and "renegade"
spellcasters (in other words those not belonging to the Grey Circle brotherhood)
can sometimes find themselves the target of harassment and even violent coercive
The headquaters of this brotherhood of mages is the Tower of Anarain in the city of Asphyr . It is here that the mysterious figure
known as The Grey Mage resides. The Grey Mage is the
brotherhood's undisputed leader, and is reported to be a mage of unmatched power and
wisdom, though few, if any (even among the brothehood) claim to have ever seen him.
Many Srythian cities and nations have found their political structures increasingly
at odds with the enormity of the social and political power wielded by the Grey Circle.