“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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