Setting Guide: History, Empires, and Aliens (Metascape: by Dream Quest

By Dream Quest

"Welcome to Guildspace, situated within the Trinium Scape. i'm Jodar, your consultant to the wonders of this new universe. you've been selected to aid mould the truth of my scape, and to assist me within the coming struggles opposed to the enemies of the Guild and galactic civilization.This short advent is all you want to start adventuring during this intriguing new realm. under is a basic review of Guildspace, its races, countries, conflicts and risks. those are all mentioned in a lot higher element later during this publication, yet for now all you must do is learn the following..."

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