A brief run down of some
of the terms and definitions that might confuse you if
this is your first time reading this comic.
The Order of Lasel ~ Monastic order dedicated
to the rehabilitation of evils that cannot be destroyed.
The Behnon Force ~ A forbidden, powerful
demonic magic that Darshe the Destroyer used to terrorize
the Southern Nations for nearly 200 years. He is the only
man known to ever weild the power.
The Day of Fire ~ 8000 years ago, the
world was destroyed when the gods rained hellfire and
death from the sky to punish the human race. Humans believe
it was to punish them for the sin of pride. After the
day of fire, other races previously unknown to the world
began to appear and the lands became incased in ice.
The Sealed ~ Children of the Order of
Lasel who's body contains an evil undergoing rehabilitation.
Their bodies are branded with sacred marks of the order
which prevent the entity inside from manifesting or the
child from remembering their former life.
Hakard the Undying ~ The king of the Kingdom
the story takes place. His title is derived from his nom
de guerre from the days of his youth.
The Silver Guard ~ An Elite division of
the Knights of Hakard's kingdom.
The Elven Wood ~ Located to the Far east,
the woods suddenly appeared after the Day of Fire and
have remained ever since.
The Dryad Wood ~ Another magical appearing
wood but filled with Driads. Seperates Hakard's kingdom
into two halves. Travelers do not fare well in the woods.
The Green World ~ Where the elves, dragons
and dryads claim they came from.
Bayl ~ A type of living vampire. These
unnerving creatures are extremely long lived, usually
very twisted and evil, have long faces, slitted pupils
and an extra knuckle. The only thing bails hate more than
anything else is other bails. they hate their siblings
only minimaly less and as such are an incestous race.
The Great Glacier ~ After the fire the
world turned into a dark, cold place. Only now is the
ice of the Great Glacier starting to recied and grant
land back to the surviving humanity.
Significance of Fire ~ In this world,
fire is a holy symbol of the gods. It cleanses evil, preserve's
life, and is praised and feared. The BlackSmith of a town
is the keeper of the fire and as such is the most important
person besides the magistrate. They serve a dual purpose
as a traditional blacksmith and a kind of priest. Branding
and self afflicted burns are a common form of punishment
Demons ~ When the fire came and the elves,
dragons, and dryads appeared, so did the demons as well
as trolls, goblins, and other nasties. The demons were
unable to return to their hot homes and were particularly
affected by the cold. Many were frozen in the ice at first.
However, as the ice has recieded, many of the demons have