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  • The Caer'duine

    The Caerbic people (Caer’duine) are fair and tall. They stand at average, 5’10”. Blonde, Brunette and Orange hair, curly or wavy hair; and blue eyes are common. Long hair is common among women whose hair often extends to the lower back and buttocks; It is …

  • Druids and Bards

    *Druids* Druids are keepers of the “Old Ways” They are considered the priest and judges. Druids are fairly mysterious to common folk. There is typically a druid assigned by the Mor'Druid, to each Chief. Druids have tattoos covering their body. They speak …

  • Clansmen

    *Clansmen* Caerbia is still controlled by the tribal clan groups, expansive family groups tied to a plot of land, ruled over by the patriarch of the clan, called the Chief. The chief owns all of the clans lands which he in turn leases to the chieftains. …

  • Reavings

    Reavings or Cattle-Raids are common in the Highlands. Reaving had been a rite of passage. Reavers were young men who took/stole livestock from neighboring clans. The livestock taken was often recovered by payment of tascal (information money) and …

  • Customs and Laws

    The laws of a clan is decided by a majority vote. The Chief calls together the clan at a Comdhail, or gathering. The Comdhail occurs annually, usually around the Summer Solstice. Here the laws of the clan are discussed. The Comdhail is similar to the …

  • Calander

    The Caerbic Year is divided into four seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. There are twelve months (three for each of the four seasons). Each month is divided into five weeks of seven days. Days of the Week ⁃ Diu Grian (Sunday) ⁃ Diu Cupla ( …

  • Warfare

    Warfare between the clans was nothing like the massive wars that raged in the south. Disputes between clans would usually be fought as a larger skirmish between armies of approximately 20-1000 men. Most Chiefs would avoid a large scale battle if they …

  • Weapons of War

    Defensive ⁃ Shield ⁃ Targe ⁃ Bowl Helmet ⁃ Leather Armor ⁃ Mail Shirt/Coat ⁃ Scale Mail Offensive ⁃ Longsword ⁃ Claymore (Great Sword) ⁃ Broadsword ⁃ Dirk ⁃ Spear ⁃ Bow and Arrow ⁃ Sling  *Shield* The tall body-shield …

  • Art, Music and Games

    h4. Art *Dailyn* A highly stylised curvilinear art based mainly on classical vegetable and foliage motifs such as leafy palmette forms, vines, tendrils and lotus flowers together with spirals, S-scrolls, lyre and trumpet shapes. Often found on …

  • The Games

    The Cumath’Sigil, often referred to as “The Games”, took place alongside the Comidhail. Usually hosted by the Chief, The Games were an opportunity for clansmen to show off their strength, dexterity and prowess. Fencing, Archery, Westling, Foot Races, and …

  • Fashion

    Men wore a linen or woolen tunic that reached to the mid thigh. Their shoes and boots were leather. Over the shirt was the kilt. Cloaks were usually worn in the winter. The great kilt was crafted from 4-5 yards of wool, approximately 50-60in in width. It …

  • Creation Myth

    Here is the Creation Myth of the world called, "Madstrag" or "Duintraile" depending on who you ask. But for simplicity, we will refer to it as "Heimurinn". The differing names are those given to the Companions by the Skaldar and Caerduine respectively. …

  • Caer’aith

    The clans of Caerbia and the tribes of Clochgyn speak the same language but differing dialects (i.e. Scots Gaelic and Irish) h3. Pronunciation "r" is rolled "æ" or "ae" is pronounced "ay" as in "day" "ai" same as "ae" unless before an "r" then as …

  • Graegor

    Their Clan badge is a lion [[File:535510 | class=media-item-align-right | 5c0b4de647a867311496df460d37fcdd.jpg]] * Chief Robert Graegor- 31yrs * Siwan Graegor- 29yrs * Ysbail Graegor- 15yrs * Eryn Graegor- 14yrs * Ergwen Graegor- 14yrs

  • Druid Lore

    The secrets of the druids are one of the most well kept secrets in the Known World. The Druids possess knowledge of ancient stories and magic. It is known that the standing stones give the Druids their power. The Caer'Duine revere the druids, as they are …

  • Caerbic Cosmology

    The Caer'duine divide the cosmos into three realms. _Drosthir_ or the Overland; _Duinthir_, which makes up the world; and _Tanthir_ or the Underland. Drosthir is where the most of the gods live. Tanthir is where the dead go, and where the Fae live.

  • Caerbic Religion

    * [[The Caerbic Pantheon | The Caerbic Pantheon]] * [[Caerbic Cosmology | Caerbic Cosmology]] h3. The Standing Stones The standing stones are known to give of magical powers and energy fields which the druids can use to draw power from, to cast …

  • Breilyn MacLismore

    Breilyn remembers very little of her birth place, save for the cold rocky coast, and the perpetually-burning hearth in her large home. Born a mixed race, she was outcast from elven society when she was barely able to walk, and taken in from an early age …

  • Aisling Nic'Branna

    Aisling Nic'Branna is every bit a child of the birch trees of Cran'soir Forest. She grew tall and wispy with the seedlings, and was as pale as their bark, despite living amongst them as far as back she remembers. Her hair, however, grew long and dark as a …

  • Branna Morgana

    Branna was the daughter of a woodsman and a healer. She handfasted with someone when she was younger, but when she was unable to produce a child, he left. She took to living in the Cran'Soir Forest, where she found a child among a grove of Birch Trees and …