The World Atlas

This section lists all the regions and areas of planet Solaris (and beyond). Each region is listed in order of discovery. New areas may be added to any region at any time through exploration performed by characters.

Regions of Planet Solaris

Osperian Region - This is the largest forest in all of planet Solaris. There are many sub-areas located within the forest such as a village, shops, a clearing, caves, and other mysteries. There are also many places that have yet to be discovered. The Osperian Region is mostly safe for travelers as the creatures here usually steer clear of them. This area was discovered on day one, as it was the location the Elyndrians first appeared after their time jump.

Plains Region - Located just to the northeast of the Osperian Forest, the Plains Region is a massive field of tall weeds and grass that span for many thousands of miles in every direction. It seems nearly endless. It contains many different forms of life. Being so vast, many unprepared warriors get lost in the plains and never seem to find their way home. This area was discovered by the Elyndrians on day 45 after the time jump. It was discovered by three veterans who were deep in the Osperian Forest and eventually came upon the northern edge of the forest, which leads straight into the plains.

Swamp Region - Just to the northeast of the Plains Region there lies a swamp like no other. The swamp is one of the largest focal points for the energies of the Afterplane to seep through the dimensional walls and into reality. There are dangerous locations in the swamp, but for the most part it's a very quiet and murky place. This entire area was first discovered by the exiled-Elyndrian Zenatory after he was given the boot from Elyndrel Village by Krauser Killener. It was discovered on day 52 after the time jump.

Xhan Tarn Region - Located to the distant south of the Osperian Forest, Xhan Tarn is a massive stretch of beach that runs along the northern border of the Outer Ocean. The beaches are very tranquil, complete with wind blown dunes that can reach as high as two-hundred feet. There are several dangers in this region, one of the biggest are the large man-eating plants that pull victims into the ocean from the beach. This area was discovered on day 71 after the time jump by a group of Elyndrians looking for the southern borders of the Osperian Forest.

Mountainous Region - This is the largest mountain range in the southern hemisphere of planet Solaris that stretches nearly half way across the planet. The mountains have plenty of high peaks and are snow capped all year round in the higher altitudes. Some citizens believe an ancient beastkin city resides at the top of one of the mountain peaks. It has not been discovered yet. This area was discovered on day 102 after the time jump by Krauser Killener while he searched for a suitable place to set up his laboratory, Solaris Central Laboratories. He decided the location was just a bit too far from civilization and later wound up rebuilding it on an island in the Broken Region instead.

Kazarial Region - This is a massive area of desert that has yet to be fully explored. This desert is located on the far side of planet Solaris, nearly opposite of Elyndaar City. It's incredibly hot in this area of the planet and many warriors cannot deal with its horde of predators and harsh conditions. This area was discovered on day 124 after the time jump by Krauser Killener and his brother Garr while searching out a suitable location for the new Guardian Temple.

Broken Region - Near the center of the Outer Ocean there is a series of small land masses known as The Broken Isles. There are many islands here, with many secrets. This area was discovered on day 136 after the time jump by Krauser Killener while searching for a suitable location for his laboratory. One of its larger islands is now the home of the Solaris Central Laboratories.

Blasted Region - Located far beyond the Osperian Region to the east is a vast wasteland. It is home to several independent tribes of humans, Western Solarians, and various Beastkin, though the undisputed masters of the region are the brutal Vegonians. Whatever sparse vegetation exists are similar to cacti and desert scrub brush. It is nearly the most desolate region of Solaris, surpassed only by the frozen regions of the planet. This area was discovered on day 166 after the time jump by a band of Elyndrians who were seeking to locate the Vegonian home city of Vegonaar. The group found the ancient city at the center of the region and discovered it was behind the regions dead lands and loss of wildlife.

Frozen Region - Rest at the far southern end of the planet, across the Outer Ocean, there is a frigid wasteland that seems devoid of life at first glance. The frozen tundra extends for thousands of miles over the southern pole of the planet. While this region appears dead it is not, and is surprisingly full of subterranean creatures and even some magic. This area was discovered on day 201 after the time jump by a group of Elyndrian raiders who were tasked with locating the source of a massive blizzard that covered the face of Solaris.

Hinterlands Region - The uncharted region of jungle and forest beyond the Swamp Region. This region is full of mysteries and dangers. The creatures that roam in this area are often much larger than their counterparts in other regions of the world. This area was discovered on day 277 after the time jump by the Guardian known as Garr during his exploration of the northern reaches of planet Solaris. Garr discovered that this region is also home to the Nu'Lathian tree city known as Ylelthaes. This city also happens to be a sanctuary for some of the mightiest Beastkin on Solaris as well.

Regions of the Afterplane

Twilight Region - Accessible only through death or the Shadowgate located in the Shadowood Forest in the Swamp Region, the Afterplane is the place all beings of Solaris go when they die. This region specifically is the Twilight Region. It is a surreal and shadowy clone of the physical realm and often times those who die and wind up here don't even realize it. Time has no meaning in the Afterplane and beings from all timelines may be found in this place. A few passing moments in the physical realm could seem like a thousand years to someone in the Afterplane. It is a very mysterious and dangerous place, especially to the living explorers from the physical realm. The Afterplane was discovered by an unknown citizen of Elyndrel Village on day 305 after the time jump. This mysterious citizen left details of his experiences in the Afterplane in a journal found at the Sunfire Tavern, but never returned to claim it.

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