Pain. Pain the like of which I had never imagined. Like spears of sun-scorched obsidian sliding through my limbs where my bones should have been, the claws of some ravening beast tearing through my bowels, razors across my sweat-slick skin. And, through it all, he was there, inside my mind, pouring fear and anguish into my soul.
Another ancient unofficial article found in the web archives:
According to the Draji religion, a faith propagated by centuries of state sponsorship, King Tectuktitlay is the supreme temporal and spiritual authority of the cosmos, a kind of perfect incarnation of the spiritual forces of Athas. The Draji are taught that their King is the creator of all life and is responsible for investing the world with order and purpose. Unlike their neighbours in Raam, the people of Draj largely believe what the Moon Priests have taught them and they look upon Athas as world with their own King as its necessary centre. In Draj, as in Gulg, it is the state religion which dominates Draji identity and outlook, making it one of the more stable cities of the region, and certainly the most arrogant.
Tales of the corrupt races, Trolls, Wemics, Pixies, Goblins, the abominations of the Arcane Apocalypse.
The Net Projects were a series of projects created by members of the Dark Sun mailing list during the late ’90s to flesh out the Dark Sun setting.
An ancient unofficial article from the depths of the internet: The Dray, the draconic race who dwell far beneath the scorched surface of Athas, owe their fearsome form to a transformation wrought ages ago upon the band of humans who then served under Dregoth. However it was not only the bodies of his people that the Dread Lord saw fit to alter to his liking, but also their hearts and minds. This was achieved long before the physical transformation, when he fashioned for them a new religion, one which places himself at the centre of a cosmic drama in which they would play a vital part.
Words and Language of the Athasian Elf.
We are monsters. We are the damned. We recognise that there will be no place in this new world for us. Like the prophets of old, we are blessed with the foreknowledge of Paradise regained, but doomed never to see it with our own eyes.
What is the true purpose of the Dragon’s Levy?
Rather than give a general review of the supplement (which can be found in numerous places online), lets go over what the Dark Sun centric player and DM would be interested and show that Heroes of the Elemental Chaos is worthy of being called a Dark Sun supplement even if its not advertised as such. In addition there are a few new pieces of Dark Sun lore that pertain to the Elemental Chaos.
In the late 90’s a series of unofficial Dark Sun Netprojects were created on the Dark Sun mailing list for AD&D 2nd edition. This list of Athasian Armor is one such project. The multitude of second edition stats for armor allowed a variance of each type of armor made from different Athasian creatures, creating a rich, detailed setting.