By tradition, this world of ours is watched over – or, more accurately, meddled with – by a pantheon of divine beings. Though stories vary from realm to realm, there is a small amount of truth to be gleaned as to their names and natures, if one knows where to look. The below should be considered a starting point for those who seek understanding, rather than a record of absolute truth.
There are so many aspects to worldbuilding. Physicality, culture (theological or otherwise), magic, myth, economics, topography … the list goes on. But the key one for me is always language … And names. most of all.
Enjoyed Legacy of Ash? Looking forward to Legacy of Steel? Need a few prompts to remember the story so far? Don’t worry. I’ve got you covered.
Aradane has a long and complicated history – especially since the close of the Age of Kings, and the collapse of the ancient and honourable Kingdom of Tressia (which was, in fact, only one of these three things). Borders and principalities shifted at an alarming rate following Malatriant’s removal from power. Neighbouring realms gobbled up all manner of Tressian holdings – and continue to do so to this today.
Last time (before I ran out of words) I talked a little about what you can expect from the Legacy Trilogy overall. Now we can dive into the topic I meant to get to before: What is Legacy of Steel?
For those that haven’t already seen courtesy of the good folks over at ScifiNow, the cover of Legacy of Steel – the second installment in the Legacy Trilogy – has finally been sighted out in the wild and… it’s another beauty. (Seriously, I’ve been hugely fortunate with my cover art for this series.) As with […]
In celebration of another year of negligible casualties in the field of unusual subterranean happenings (well, we’ve not lost anyone who’ll be missed) I’ve teamed up with Luke Agbaimoni & TubeMapper.com to offer a 2020 Calendar to one lucky UK-based follower of all things Coldharbour. Perfect for lovers of beautiful photography, the London Underground, trains, […]
Right, I don’t blog much. Don’t blog at all, really, for the last couple of years. But I’m going to make a bit more of an effort. We’ll see how it shakes out.
Today, I’m going to talk a little about Legacy of Ash.