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  • Preface, The One and True Account

    h6. From the Preface to the Revised h3. Discourse on Method and Meditations of Our World Fallaçade h1. The One and True Account By [[:jared-des-cantoine | _Sir Dr. Jared Des Cantoine_]] Department of History [[Razenoir University | Razenoir …

  • A Note on the Use of the Word Fallaçade

    The words ‘fallaçade’ and ‘fallaerie’ come from the [[Fallaçade Languages | Gnomish]], with several possible interpretations – one of which is provided in the preface. Many now famous bards popularized that version, however many other spellings and …

  • A Note on Terminology

    p. Nomenclature is difficult in Fallaçade. The same fallaçane species may have various names according to region. The denizens of Fallaçade are so varied that in the past some have been wrongly or carelessly categorized. One species shades into the …

  • Foreword, The One and True Account

    h4. Foreword – By Way of Introduction p. I say “by way of” because there really is no introduction to the world of Fallaçade. That is, no one can introduce you to fallaçanes. (This is an old-fashioned idea, probably rooted in the wealth of …

  • Fallaçade Today…

    p. In our modern age, most people are familiar with the broad outlines of the origin of the world, the titanic battles of the gods, and of the religious legends of ages past. Few, however, besides the most learnèd, could recount the rise of life in the …

  • The Fossil Record

    p. But what to make of the fossils? These had clearly changed over time. Did they represent a series of successive creations and extinctions as Reaussone argued, or were they connected through the ages? Philosophers in Laurentia, Avalonia, and Ushander …

  • Continental Drift...

    p. Geological science has been undergoing somewhat of a revolution in the past few years by two major advances. First has been radioactive dating: the application of the principles of radioactive decay, discovered by the infamous Troll Kaio almost 200 …

  • Religion Vs. Science

    p. As persuasive as these facts are to a man of my experience, it behooves me to discuss them (and their opposition to religion) without formally acknowledging those views in conflict with my own. Indeed, as the esteemed Master Chao Zindii once imparted …

  • Times of Mystery and Mythos...

    p. It was my intent when I set about to write this book to expose the common wonders of our world for every common man to see. As I felt it both impossible and redundant to attempt yet another recollection of the ancient past, I realized that the focus …

  • The Natural Age

    p. The ancient world is mostly unknown to us, though the new science of geology has shown that it is even older than we ever imagined. Classical literature dates Fallaçade at around 64 million years old, with the only significant developments happening …

  • The Supernatural Age

    _The Beginning was the End. Shining in the infinite was a place beyond both time and space. This was the Twylight Site where one story ended and ours began._ _In the blink of an eye, all that was and had ever been was forgotten as reality ruptured and …

  • The Social Age

    p. Here, I emphasize the parallels consistent in the myths, however, a true analysis of this story could not be complete without the recognition of its greater diversity found in the Holy Books of the Great Faiths. To this I will say simply that we all …

  • The Supersocial Age

    p. The course of history has seen many changes. If the Natural Age existed, it was certainly one of profound change as life emerged from the non-living surface of the world and evolved, punctuated by mass extinctions and radical expansions. The Fantasy …

  • Conclusion, The One and True Account

    p. Thus I come to the end of my knowledge of the peoples of Fallaçade. Their histories are full of legend and myth, stories of heroes and rogues, tales of love and hate, accounts of glorious battles won and lost. To hear those, dear reader, one must …