Aelthian

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Aelthian
(Person)
Titles Archmage
Race/Species Elf
Class Wizard
Gender Male
Homeland Arabrecht, Kyonin
Died ca. 2632 AR (presumed)

Source: A Memory of Darkness, pg(s). 49

The Archmage Aelthian was one of the greatest elven wizards that ever existed. He vanished in a magical mishap ca. 2632 AR while attempting to banish the demon lord Treerazer and all of his minions from Kyonin.[1][2]

History

During the Age of Legend, the Archmage Aelthian lived in Arabrecht, a handsome manor home located in the southern Fierani Forest of Kyonin. When the elven government of that land ordered the mass evacuation of all of Golarion's elves through the Sovyrian Stone in order to avoid the doom of Earthfall, Aelthian ignored their pleas, trusting in his own magical wards to protect him. His confidence seems to have been justified, as Aelthian survived the cataclysm and continued his magical research for thousands of years thereafter, eventually even unlocking the secret of eternal life.[1]

Fight Against Treerazer

When the elves returned from their refuge in Sovyrian in 2632 AR[2] and found much of their country under Treerazer's sway, they pleaded with Aelthian for assistance. The Archmage, already annoyed at the fiend's audacity, agreed and crafted a spell of incredible power that would banish Treerazer and all of his minions at once. Even though many demons perished as the spell's energies were released, something terrible went wrong. The elves attempted to contact Aelthian, but received no reply. When they traveled to Arabrecht, all they found there was a grassy, concave clearing carved into the ground with no sign of the manor or the archmage. Floating above the center of the crater was a single anthracite ball that seemed to pull everything towards it. A low, whistling wind blew constantly inward toward the ball from all sides, as if the sphere were drawing in all matter towards it. Little new information has been discovered about Arabrecht or the missing archmage in the last 3,000 years, as anyone who attempts to get close to the site is never heard from again.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 James L. Sutter. (2008). Kyonin. A Memory of Darkness, p. 49. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-130-5
  2. 2.0 2.1 James Jacobs et al. (2011). The Inner Sea World Guide, p. 35. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-269-2