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Kingdom of the Flamesword


Once, Seshnela was the heart of an Empire that stretched across the world. It received tribute from two continents, from across the West, and from the distant Orient. Its Emperors were perhaps the richest men in world history. Its wizards probed into every corner of the magical world, always seeking to learn more. But, in the end, they probed too far, the universe rebelled, and the Empire fell.

Now the new Kingdom of Seshnela, forged in the name of the powerful and austere Rokari Church, stands poised at the brink of another great change, one that could see the Empire restored - or their dreams of divine unity shattered forever.

Seshnela is a land of knights and wizards, of humble peasants and demure damsels. It is a rich land, of cities and farms, of castles and wild forests. Ancient ruins are everywhere, reminders of past glory, and repositories of forbidden, ancient lore, and of their terrible inhuman guardians. Heretics scheme to undermine the foundations of the Church, and witches cackle in the shadows, cursing the faithful.

"One God, One Church, One King!" cry the Rokari, and the people of Seshnela assemble under the banner of the flamesword and the symbol of the Church, ready to bring unity to the world. Whether it wants it or not.

Written for HeroQuest, Kingdom of the Flamesword is the follow up to The Book of Glorious Joy, expanding that non-canonical view of the Gloranthan West to the Kingdom of Seshnela and the Rokari Church.

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October 24, 2020 6:11 pm UTC
Could you please add a preview? It would be helpful to have a look at the contents list, at least.
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Austin C September 23, 2020 2:18 am UTC
Is this book intended for use with RuneQuest, or with QuestWorlds/HeroQuest like its predecessor? (If I remember correctly...)
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JK R September 23, 2020 5:43 am UTC
It is written for HeroQuest, as the predecessor was, with some minor amendments for the latest edition. A lot of it is system-free, but obviously that doesn't extend to things like the cult write ups. I've updated the description to make this clearer, since it doesn't seem to be possible to indicate that a Jonstown Compendium product is written for anything other than RQ.
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