Eberron: Relics of War
The World of Eberron
Below are three important facts about the World of Eberron.
Set in the days following a terrible civil war, Eberron is all about
Eberron is a game where a campaign inspired by Ocean’s 11, Indiana Jones or Casablanca is much more likely than a campaign inspired by Lord of the Rings.
2. Shades of Grey
The world of Eberron was plunged into a hundred year long war which everyone is still recovering from. Many people did many things that they aren’t proud of and saw things that no-one should really have to see. The ends justifying the means was a common catch cry during the war, and without any real victors the guilty parties have never had to face any tribunals for their actions during the war.
As such, alignment isn’t particularly important and so you don’t need to worry too much about your character’s alignment. Instead concentrate on ensuring that they will fit in with the rest of the group.
3. The War Isn’t Over
The War isn’t over. Not for everyone. People who trained to be soldiers all their lives have now been told their services are no longer needed or wanted. Without any non-combat skills, many of them are struggling to make ends meet. What’s worse, after years of seeing unimaginable horrors, many veterans still plagued by nightmares of what they saw, or for some what they did. Still suffering from the scars of war, for these soldiers it hasn’t truly ended. And with Khorvaire plunged into a Cold War no-one truly believes that peace could possibly last for longer than a couple of years.