Summer has finally arrived! The sun has melted the snows in the north and the southern territories are beginning to grow uncomfortably hot and dry. Pups are being born and life seems to finally be getting back to normal after the cure for the disease was found. But how long will it last?
The cure has been found! Wolves on Anikira are recovering from the disease and life is moving forward with the promise of pups in many packs. And yet darkness looms on the horizon, daring the creatures of Anikira to relax and allow themselves to get comfortable once more.
The continent has had much time to heal, and from the heat of what once used to be the desert, some signs of life have emerged. Though still significantly warmer than other regions, Adar has the occasional scattered foliage as well as a beautiful mosaic of sand bars, allowing wolves to wander miles into the gulf without fear.
The lush North Rim of the Xisyn sinkhole is more of a lush canyon, sporting hundreds of trees and caves to dwell in. The sides have been worn away from years of rain, making beautiful patterns over the rocky cliff face. Though the terrain can be treacherous to navigate, vines and foliage provide lots of privacy for the multitude of densites that can be found here, complete with a truly epic view of the canyon below.
In the midst of the fledgling oasis that is Adar lies Dalv Glad, an amalgamation of woody patches of palm and strangler fig. These provide not only shelter from the sun, but also produces much needed sustenance for the herbivores of the area, making this a popular gathering spot for prey. For wolves, these nourishing patches are often used as a kind of hospital, as several species of medicinal herbs and mosses grow along the thick vines.
Eel's Tail River is something of a contradiction; though it bears the shape of a river, it is actually more of a lake, its water trapped in by the sand bars to the north. Over time, the salt has mostly evaporated from the water, leaving this water the purest in the region. The animals within, though native to the sea, have adapted to live within the fresh depths here, and the Tail nourishes the forest that surrounds it.
Lod'nen Path is actually not singular, but plural: these sand bars stretch out into the Somani Gulf, stretching the border of the territory far into the sea. During high tide, a wolf would be chest-deep in water, but low tide is when the Lod'nen Path truly shines. The bars create hundreds of small pools across their surfaces, capturing fish, oysters, and crabs for any who are patient enough to seek them out—and if a wolf is lucky enough, some say that the saltwater pearls found here bring a year's worth of good fortune.
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Jaidah is one of the albinos on the site, a brand new character brought to life by a brand new player. It is interesting to see how such a pure looking being could be wrapped up in the angsty claws that is Irkalla! We will definitely be staying in-tune with this character to see just what heights Bird is able to take her!
We would like to offer a large thank you to several members that put significant work into the new design of the forum. Thank you to Zen for the work on images for the skin. Thank you to the stock providers for this skin: AdenarKaren on DeviantArt and Kalliysgraphy on Deviantart. We would also like to thank Tril and Bacon For work on the coding and a big thank you to
Nile for her work on the map and board images!