Lore: Chillin' in Limbo While the githyanki are war-mongers, the githzerai are philosophers. They spend their days in Limbo, dwelling on islands and within fortresses of order within the chaos. Using their psychic powers to maintain their homes and defend them in battle, they are a mighty but mostly peaceful people. The hierarchy of the… Continue reading Githzerai: Psychic Monks, But Not Cool
There are nine paragraphs of lore to these guys. Surely one of them must be interesting, right? They can't all be boring! Right? Lore: Plunderers of the Multiverse Githyanki ride astral vessels and red dragons to plunder worlds across the plains. Ever since they won their freedom, their sole purpose has been conquest. All because… Continue reading Githyanki: The Astral Asshole
The Githyanki and the Githzerai were so profoundly scarred by their enslavement to the Mind Flayers that they forgot they were one race, united. Having won their freedom, they wage war against each other with a hatred none can fully comprehend.Aristful the Yellow, master of planar lore There are some things that are just doomed… Continue reading Githyanki and Githzerai (Part 1): General Lore
Doing horror in Dungeons and Dragons is incredibly difficult. Since the game is inherently fantastical, people tend to do what they want and not take anything seriously. As such, it's hard to properly setup a horrifying atmosphere without someone cracking wise or doing something to undercut the whole thing. It certainly doesn't help that most… Continue reading Gibbering Mouther: I’m sorry, what?
Last giant! Let's do this! Lore: Solitary Sages Storm giants are surprisingly calm and benevolent. They are more sage than warrior. Unless they are provoked, they are quite friendly. But when they are angered, their fury could bring disaster for thousands of lives. They live far from civilization, either high above the clouds or deep… Continue reading Giants (Finale): Storm Giant