Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The 13 Meridian Houses (Aristocrats)

When the Tarrasque was first subdued, thirteen ‘immovable’ harpoons were sunk deep into its body, each with a long, thick chain running to an iron anchor sunk magically into stones. As the founders built the fortress Salzinwuun they appointed 13 guardians amongst their most popular and well considered number; each a hero in the binding of the Tarrasque. Each guardian was personally responsible for ensuring that the harpoon in their charge held fast in addition to making arrangements to deal with unforeseen changes.
In the last hundred and fifty years, the status

Wednesday, May 6, 2015


The following terms are used in Salt in Wounds generally and by the Order of God-Butchers especially:

  • By the 13 (Meridians) Curse akin to taking a god’s name in vain
  • Twelfey or Twelfth man Insult used to denote someone or something as idiotic
  • Bone Sap A term for success or ease
  • Last Cuts or Last Wednesday's Cuts Term for trash, garbage, shit; exceptionally low quality and undesirable; often used to sexually demean women.
  • Burke A hard man or woman well suited to life in Salt in Wounds 
  • Scraper/Skav Slang for a low class person/scavenger, especially used for people who seem to have no regular employment and are most likely criminals.

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