I’m enjoying having this complex world slowly be unveiled to Alexander as Rafferty learns more and more. In the beginning, Alexander didn’t know if there were elves or orcs or just humans. When Arnesto turned into a bear, Raff thought it was a fucking monster. I like world-building off of this simple, riff, that the king and queen have changed religion, leading to Sorcerers being persecuted. Now this ancient faith celebrating the flame-bringer, who went into heaven and brought back the fire that fuels sorcery is under the knife.
Harlow’s castle is where those of the old faith are gathering to make a stand.
Anyway, I have notes written down, all of the lordly heraldry having to do with fire that I could think of and town names. We have Pyre, the city where the Flame-Bringer first returned from heaven, where the sorcerers have their council and where apprentices are declared proper sorcerers. Tonight we learned about the ancient far-away cities across the sea that accepted the first flames after the Flame-bringer returned from heaven (It might soon be time to draw a map).
In my head I know why the king and queen converted, and what their 3 Gates religion is and why it hates sorcery so much and how it is linked to the elves.
I can’t wait to show it to Alexander through Rafferty, as this two lifepath kid becomes a sorcerer and a man.
I’m enjoying the shit out of this game.