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The best reflection I can give of what MY Eberron looks like is an old character one of my players had years ago; a Dwarf veteran of the War who retired to the life of an inquisitive, never seen without his monocle and trenchcoat. Since humans are a relatively young race in Eberron there are no distinct racial subtypes. Natives of the five nations tend toward certain personality stereotypes, but few could pick out a Brelander from a Karnnathi just on sight alone. This is clothing with fabric imbued with illusion.

Each governor-prince eventually decided to claim the throne and the crown for himself or herself, and the kingdom broke apart in all-out war.

It was a process with a specific structure that, in practice, rarely worked as presented in the royal decree. The Five Nations The human-dominated civilizations on the continent of Khorvaire trace a lineage to the ancient kingdom of Galifar.

I look to the illustrations in the books for inspiration, and I think of the general tone of the nation. I’m ready to Ascend! Some lingering tensions exist between citizens of nations following the Last Warbut these hostilities lie only in the nation in which one pledges allegiance to.

They are helping New Cyre rebuild and were present during the remembrance of the Day of Mourning. Not every monarch had a scion of ruling age when he or she died, for example, and many did ebedron have five children of their own to pass the administration of the Five Nations to.

I always saw that picture as: The humans of the Five Nations are ethnically diverse. Marketplaces again bustle with merchandise and goods from all corners of the continent.

The Five Nations of Khorvaire

Cyreyoungest fiev of Galifar, governed the southeastern portion of the kingdom and gave his name to the region in 32 Ffive. My home games have leaned hard into a vaguely Victorian through Jazz Age look, with the idea that the Last War is a close enough WW1 analogue and the lightning rail, airship, and Sivis networks fill the same roll as trains, planes, and telegraphs respectively, so that other aspects of the world should conform to feel familiar.


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What sense is an undergarment that hampers your breathing and a gown you could trip over or get tangled in when an enemy nation could have attacked at any time until a few years ago, after all? Compared to Vyenne, his clothing is simple and practical. There are records of people being stopped on the street and fined for wearing clothes that were considered too opulent under the sumptuary laws. The styles would generally signify the status and personality of the wearer, natins most clothing beyond the most strange of haute-couture would be a lot fivf practical.

Please upgrade your browser or install Chrome or Firefox to enjoy the full functionality of this site. Unlike her neighbor, who still insists on launching sticks at his enemies. It began on Sarlona, where environments range from desert to arctic tundra and everything in between. For the first time in the history of the kingdom, the scions refused to honor the rites of eberroj.

As Karrnathis enjoy practical designs, most of their religious displays are second to the functionality of their clothes. I wanted to emphasize the artistic flair and more modern attitudes. Along the way, Galifar also trained them for the peace that would follow, honing five visionary leaders as he honed his weapons and troops for every battle. What about the influence of Zilargo who are neighbors of Breland without the baggage of having been at war with them.

They could be meant to uphold social mores in Thrane and Natoins, or to maintain social divisions in Aundair. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Because of this they have established themselves as one of the most powerful races in Khorvaire.

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The dominant race of Eberronhumans are originally from the continent of Sarlona but migrated westward nearly 4, years ago arriving in the region now known as The Lhazaar Principalities. August 02, For almost a thousand years, the great kingdom of Galifar rose atop the pillars of the Five Nations to create an unprecedented age of peace and prosperity. I’m sorry, but we no longer support this web browser. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.


Though some did go for conspicuous displays of wealth and false piety, for many a gem-studded octogram or finely detailed silver pendant were made by religious artisans to bring the beauty of the divine into reality. Plus, you get a day free trial, so there’s nothing to lose. Very few things have tasty skin under normal cooking conditions, but the troll hide would be a potentially valuable waste product in a far more abundant supply than other forms of sturdy leather.

A Cyran refugee who embraces the Silver Flame and thranish culture would be just as accepted by other citizens of Thrane as a native born. I like to take inspiration from real world historical clothing for Eberron fashion, but use it in natons intensely anachronistic way, so it usually loses any historical significance. Galifar had a vision for a unified empire that stretched across Khorvaire, and he trained his family for the many wars of conquest that would be required to establish his dream.

As with the other nations, the region adopted the natiions of its governor-prince in 32 YK. Great article ebeerron always! Brelanders are less showy than other nations but personal items such as flamic pendants or octogram belt buckles identify those with religious conviction.

This honored tradition was abandoned a century fiive, when the last king of Galifar, Jarot, died. Or am I ascribing a sensibility to them that is only a product of my own prejudices? The Five Nations refers to the ancient kingdom of Galifar and harkens back to a legendary time of peace and prosperity.

Religious Aundairians are keen on clothing which displays their piety, including clothing which depicts scenes from mythology, edging designed to resemble silver flames and outfits which resemble depictions of their dieties.

The new king granted his sons and daughters—his warlords—these portions of the realm to govern in recognition of the help they provided in establishing the kingdom. For all the open smiles and friendly handshakes, old grudges do not die easily. I enjoyed your write ups, Keith!