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    h4. Halfling Atlas: * [[Ringing Mountains]] * [[Halfling settlements]] * [[Forest Ridge]] * [[The land within the wind]] h4. History of Athas * [[The Blue age]] * [[The Rebirth]] * [[The Green age]] * [[The time of magic]] * [[The cleansing …

  • Halfling settlements

    Most halflings wander the forest ridges along the crest of the Ringing Mountains, sustaining themselves through hunting and gathering. Generally, they live in small, isolated clans that ramble through a well-defined territory. Every 100 days, however, …

  • General info

    A halfling is a very short humanoid, standing no more than 4½ feet in height. They are muscled and proportioned like humans, but they have the faces of wise and beautiful children. Halflings live to be as much as 120 years old, but once they reach …

  • Life shapers

    In the Blue Age of Athas, the rhulisti (ancient halflings), known as the Shapers of Life worked with living material the way that a smith works with iron or a carpenter with wood. The fruits of their labors were tools and machines that lived and grew and …

  • The Blue age

    Lost in the dim recesses of time, the first age of Athas was marked by an almost endless sea of blue. An azure flame burned deep within the sun's heart. The few land masses that existed were marshes, swamps, or the peaks of mountains that jutted up from …

  • The Rebirth

    A brown tide spread across the waves, and the endless sea of the Blue Age slowly died. All life sprang from this sea. Without it, life could not survive beneath the azure sun. It was a desperate time, and it called for desperate measures. The halflings …

  • The Green age

    The Green Age began approximately 74,000 years before the current age, when Athas was a verdant paradise beneath a blazing yellow sun. The new races filled the vast forests and fertile valleys, learning the art of civilization and forming great societies. …

  • The time of magic

    A special group of beings appeared during the Rebirth. These beings had the characteristics of all the new races, plus great powers that set them apart. They were called the pyreen. Whether this race sprang into existence by accident or was the direct …

  • The cleansing wars

    After century upon century of hating himself, Rajaat turned his hatred outward. He declared the Rebirth a mistake, claiming that all the races it had spawned were monsters. “The only way to return Athas to the glory and harmony of the Blue Age is to wipe …