Netheril: Forgotten Realms’ Lost Empire of Magic – THE MAPS

Wayne's Books

“Journey back 5,000 years into Faerûn’s past and visit the archwizards of Netheril. View their fantastic floating cities, enclaves of magic that shook the ground far below. Travel to a time when magic was raw and powerful, when spellcasters stood supreme in the eyes of their nation. Meet Karsus, an archwizard so powerful he wielded magic that made him a god…”

Netheril is a myth for later residents of the Forgotten Realms, a tale of lost greatness and hubris. Archwizards would lop the tops of mountains, flip them and establish floating cities. Mythallars powered magic and devices for even the common citizens, a mirror of our modern consumer culture. Humans could live astonishingly long lifespans.

The Arcane Age endured for several thousand years until a man decided he would replace a god through a 12th-level spell, Karsus’ Avatar. It did not go as planned.

The land had already been…

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  1. Thanks for the repost. Netheril is less known than I’d anticipated. Post got little traffic, and a couple of commenters on social media mentioned not seeing this set back in the old days. Interesting.


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