The Gods are Dead—Now It’s Your Turn
There was a time when gods walked the world. Their magic pervaded the earth and the sky. From their mystical realm of Elanehtar, they brought plenty and pestilence. They judged the living and the dead. Their rule was absolute.
Then Elanehtar fell to earth like a vengeful star, sparking cataclysm, destroying the gods, and plunging the world into a... [click here for more]
More Beauty, Wonder, and Weirdness of the Ninth World
Life after death, time travel, teleportation. The things that are impossible now—these are things that aren’t just possible in the Ninth World, but probable. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a noble, a thief, a tinkerer, or a serial killer, when you come face to face with impossibilities becoming realities, you... [click here for more]
What Wonders Lie Beyond Earthly Boundaries?
An ancient vessel sailing the darkness of night encounters a demon of the void. A distraught mother seeks her dead child in a parallel dimension where that death never took place. A tomb robber raids an ancient ship, and must overcome the ocean's watery pull—and the dark shadows of her own expectations.
The wonders of the Ninth World—our... [click here for more]
THERE HAVE BEEN EIGHT PREVIOUS WORLDS.
Each world stretched across vast millennia of time. Each played host to a race whose civilizations rose to supremacy but eventually died or scattered, disappeared or transcended. During the time that each world flourished, those that ruled it spoke to the stars, reengineered their physical bodies, and mastered form and essence, all in their... [click here for more]
Beneath the orbits and atoms of our natural universe lies a network of dark energy. Those who have learned to access and navigate this chaotic sea have discovered an almost endless set of “recursions” in the shoals of our Earth: Worlds with their own laws of reality, reflected from human experience or imagination, given form in the swirling Chaosphere of the Strange. Worlds teeming with... [click here for more]
THERE IS MORE THAN ONE WORLDThe Strange is a place where fictional worlds, called recursions, become realities of their own. Recursions are unique but limited worlds with their own laws of science and even magic, seeded into the dark energy network underlying reality called the Strange. Some recursions contain extravagant sorcery, imprisoned devils, and lost gods.... [click here for more]
Step into the Ninth World—and brighten its future with the light of the past
Discover Your Destiny immerses you in the Ninth World, while taking you on a tour of character creation and other key concepts introduced in the forthcoming Numenera Discovery and Numenera Destiny corebooks. This free fiction title focuses on the narrative concepts to help new and experienced... [click here for more]