|An aged winged gargoyle with a regal bearing, Draxinusom was the leader of the gargoyles. During the time of the Third Age of Enlightenment, when the Avatar had caused the Codex of Infinite Wisdom to be raised from its subterranean slumber, causing a series of catastrophic earthquakes within the Underworld, killing many of the Gargoyle race. The Culture of the Gargoyles warned them of their impeding doom if the 'False Prophet' was not sacrificed, so under the command of Draxinusom, the fierce gargoyles attacked the Shrines of the Virtues of Lord British, and setting a trap via a moongate, almost sacrificed the Avatar. Traveling to the Underworld, the Avatar met with Lord Draxinusom, to help prevent the prophecy of their destruction. After much work, the Avatar realized it was the Codex that needed to be sacrificed and sent it into the Void, thus making it free from human and gargoyle alike. Following his actions in the last Age of Enlightenment, the Avatar left Britannia to return to his home.
Nearly 200 years had passed when the Avatar, on the advice of the Time Lord, arrived within Terfin, where he met the aged Gargoyle King. Draxinusom welcomed the False Prophet warmly, and explained that with the misunderstandings between the humans and gargoyles, his race had migrated to Terfin, but Draxinusom confessed that it had engendered resentment and tension in the younger generations. When asked about his role on Terfin, Draxinusom told the Avatar that although he still ruled in name, most of the younger gargoyles sought out the advice of Teregus, the keeper of the Altars of Control, Passion, and Diligence, and nearly as often looked to the Fellowship, an organization founded by Batlin, which was lead on Terfin by Quan, who was often assisted by his clerk Runeb, which Draxinusom explained meant 'Red Mist', a name given to Runeb in battle because that was all he left behind of an adversary, and who Draxinusom warned was a dangerous and cruel gargoyle.
When the Avatar mentioned the fate of Inamo, the gargoyle worker killed in Trinsic along with Christopher the blacksmith, Draxinusom explained that Teregus had raised Inamo, but that the young gargoyle had left Terfin due to the tensions between the Fellowship and the altar worshippers, and recommended the Avatar tell Teregus of Inamo's sad fate. As they spoke, Draxinusom reflected that when the gargoyles had moved to Terfin, they had been forced to give up many possessions, most regrettably the Ethereal Ring, a valuable artifact given to Draxinusom by Penumbra of Moonglow, that Draxinusom had sold to Martingo, the Sultan of Spektran, in return for the island of Terfin. Unable to enter the Guardian's Tetrahedron Generator in Deceit, the Avatar had asked if Penumbra knew a way to enter the generator without harm, to which she recommended the Avatar retrieve the Ethereal Ring, which when properly enchanted would protect the wearer from the twisted waves of the generator. Before he left, Draxinusom warned the Avatar that Martingo had one of the best-guarded vaults in Britannia. As the Avatar continued his quest, Draxinusom remained in Terfin, guiding his race.
|A winged gargoyle in his prime, Teregus was the caretaker for the Hall of Knowledge, where the Altars of Control, Passion, and Diligence, which when combined were the three Principles of Singularity, were kept. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Teregus welcomed the False Prophet warmly, and asked for a donation of 5 gold pieces for the altars, and promised to meditate for the Avatar's success at one of the three altars. As they spoke, Teregus confessed that Terfin was in a state of trouble due to the tensions between the followers of the principles of the altars and the followers of the Fellowship, an organization founded by Batlin, which was led by Quan, who Teregus felt had fallen into bad company and had concentrated on self-aggrandizement and hedonism during the past few years, and Runeb, who Teregus had hoped to save but who had become uncontrollable by wanting to start as many fights as possible and had found a reason to use his strength against those weaker when he had joined the Fellowship.
Teregus confessed that he had heard rumors of a threat to destroy the three Altars of Singularity, and asked the Avatar to investigate for evidence before the dark deed happened. During his travels in Terfin, the Avatar found a scroll in Sarpling's shop written by Runeb, which explained the plan to destroy the Altars. When the Avatar showed the scroll to Teregus, he recommended the Avatar confront Runeb with the evidence, but warned him to be wary of the results, and when confronted, Runeb attacked the Avatar but was quickly killed. Saddened, Teregus admitted that while he mourned Runeb's death, he felt it was for the best. Before he left, the Avatar told Teregus the sad fate of Inamo, who had been killed in Trinsic along with Christopher the blacksmith by Hook and Forskis. Having raised Inamo from an egg, Teregus was devastated by the news, and after asking the Avatar to find those responsible, he turned away to mourn. As the Avatar continued his quest, Teregus remained in Terfin, caring for the Altars.
|A winged gargoyle, Quan, which had no Gargish meaning but which held special quality to him, was the Fellowship leader on Terfin, often assisted by his clerk Runeb, while following the teachings of their founder Batlin. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Quan greeted the False Prophet, and welcomed him to the only gargoyle city in Britannia, remarking that there were fewer gargoyles due to the effects of disease and famine that had struck recently, but confessed his new hope from the Fellowship to make up the losses in their population. When the Avatar asked about Elizabeth and Abraham, Quan admitted that they had collected funds for the Fellowship, but had recently left for the Meditation Retreat near Serpent's Hold. Quan told the Avatar of the similarities between the philosophy of the Fellowship and the three Principles of Singularity, and told the Avatar about the inner voice of guidance that Fellowship members as they built stronger ties to the group.
Unknown to Quan, this voice was in fact the Guardian, a malevolent being that was bent on conquering Britannia, and who the Avatar had been warned about by the Time Lord and the Wisps of the Deep Forest. As they spoke, Quan confessed that he was too busy to know all the gargoyles on Terfin, and recommended the Avatar speak with the other Fellowship members: Runeb, his clerk at the Fellowship Hall; Sarpling, the magic seller in Terfin; and Quaeven, who ran the Learning Center. During the course of his travels in Terfin, the Avatar had learned from Teregus, the keeper of the Altars of Singularity, that there was a plot to destroy the altars. When asked about this plot, Quan denied any knowledge, and when the Avatar later recovered a note uncovering Runeb's involvement, Quan still insisted that the rumor was a practical joke. As the Avatar continued his quest, Quan remained in Terfin, running the Fellowship branch.
|A menacing winged gargoyle, Runeb, who remarked that his name meant 'busy one' in Gargish, was the Fellowship clerk in Terfin, assisting Quan, while following the teachings of their founder Batlin. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Runeb greeted the False Prophet coldly, and when asked about his duties, informed the Avatar that he had more important things to deal with. During the course of his travels in Terfin, the Avatar had learned from Teregus, the keeper of the Altars of Singularity, of a plot to destroy the altars.
During the course of his investigation, the Avatar recovered a scroll from Sarpling that proved Runeb's involvement in the nefarious plot. Forewarned by Lord Draxinusom about Runeb's true name, 'Red Mist', given to the brutal gargoyle in battle, and by Teregus, who warned the Avatar that Runeb was quite uncontrollable, the Avatar confronted Runeb with the evidence of his crimes. Remarking that he would need to kill Sarpling, Runeb informed the Avatar that he needed to kill him, and attacked the Avatar viciously. After a short and bloody battle, Runeb lay dead, and the Avatar continued his quest to save Britannia.
|A contented wingless gargoyle, Quaeven, meaning 'problem finder', was the master of the Recreation Facility and Learning Center, a building designed to provide gargoyles with many resources for exercising their muscles while providing an atmosphere for strengthening their minds with a large supply of material. Quaeven was also a member of the Fellowship, a group founded by Batlin, which maintained a branch in Terfin ran by Quan, and his clerk Runeb.
When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Quaeven welcomed the False Prophet, and offered to explain the organization and tenets of the Fellowship. As they spoke, Quaeven explained that before joining the Fellowship, he had been pained, ignored, and mistreated by many, but had become happy and content after joining, and explained that he hoped to bring the same effect to Betra, the provisioner who Quaeven was trying to convert. As the Avatar continued his quest, Quaeven remained in Terfin, overseeing his tasks.
|A friendly winged gargoyle, Inmanilem, meaning 'make healed one', was the healer in Terfin, caring for those injured or ill. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Inmanilem greeted the False Prophet warmly, and offered to heal him. Inmanilem explained that Terfin was the city of gargoyles, and unlike Vesper, a remote mining town in northeastern Britannia, there were no humans living there. Inmanilem also told the Avatar about the Hall of Knowledge in Terfin, cared for by Teregus, where the Altars of Control, Passion, and Diligence were kept, which when combined formed the axiom of Singularity, similar to how the Virtues of Lord British formed to create the Principles of Truth, Love, and Courage, which were combined to form the axiom of Infinity.
When he asked about information, Inmanilem suggested the Avatar speak to Draxinusom, the leader of the gargoyles, or Forbrak, the tavernkeeper. As they spoke, Inmanilem told the Avatar about the Fellowship, a group founded by Batlin, that seemed to rival the three Altars, and while Inmanilem wasn't sure if they were good or bad, he did not follow their teachings. Before he left, Inmanilem confessed that Silamo, the wingless gardener, was dissatisfied and was acting hostile and aggressive, and recommended the Avatar speak with him about it. As the Avatar continued his quest, Inmanilem remained in Terfin, caring for those in need.
|A pleasant winged gargoyle, Inforlem, meaning 'make strong one', was a trainer in Terfin, and was the only trainer in Britannia capable of training in all five skills, extensively increasing the skill of Intelligence while raising the skills of Strength, Dexterity, Combat, and Magic. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Inforlem greeted the False Prophet, and offered to train him for 50 gold pieces per session. When asked about Terfin, Inforlem admitted that he knew of the conflicts between the Fellowship and the Altars of Singularity, but suggested the Avatar speak with Quan, the Fellowship leader, about more information. Inforlem also recommended the Avatar speak with Forbrak the tavernkeeper about the residents of Terfin. As the Avatar continued his quest, Inforlem remained in Terfin, training those in need.|
|A winged gargoyle, Forbrak, meaning 'strong arm', was the tavernkeeper for the Hall of Refreshment, where he served food and drink to the gargoyles of Terfin. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Forbrak welcomed the False Prophet warmly, and offered to provide information about the residents and the troubles in Terfin. When asked about the troubles, Forbrak admitted he knew of only two: the conflict between the Fellowship, a group founded by Batlin, and the Altars of Singularity, and the struggles of the wingless gargoyles versus the winged.
As they spoke, Forbrak told the Avatar what he knew of the residents: Quan, the winged leader of the Fellowship in Terfin who was friendly; Runeb, the winged Fellowship clerk whose name meant 'Red Mist', given because that was all he left of an opponent; Teregus, the winged sage who ran the Hall of Knowledge, caring for the Altars; Inforlem, the winged trainer who was very strong; Inmanilem, the winged healer; Quaeven, the wingless who managed the Learning Center; Silamo, the wingless gardener; Betra, the wingless provisioner; and Sarpling, the wingless shopkeeper whose name meant 'snake tongue'. As the Avatar continued his quest, Forbrak remained in Terfin, running the Hall of Refreshment.
|A wingless gargoyle, Betra, meaning 'small valor', was the provisioner of Terfin, selling various items for adventurers. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Betra greeted the False Prophet, and explained that Terfin had been set aside for the gargoyle race to allow them to follow the Culture of the Gargoyles, but explained that they were permitted to reside elsewhere, but had found that like Vesper, the gargoyles and humans had many racial differences.
As they spoke, Betra recommended the Avatar speak with Teregus the sage, or Forbrak the tavernkeeper about the people of Terfin, but admitted that he knew and liked Quaeven, who ran the Learning Center, and who was a member of the Fellowship, a group founded by Batlin, and that while Quaeven was trying to recruit him, Betra did not trust them, and that whatever happiness Quaeven found came from himself, rather than the group. When asked about the recent troubles in Terfin, Betra admitted that he had heard rumors about the destruction of the Altars of Singularity, kept by Teregus, and explained that only two gargoyles had access to weaponry capable of their destruction, himself and Sarpling, the other shopkeeper in town who Betra distrusted. As the Avatar continued his quest, Betra remained in Terfin, selling his wares.
|A distraught wingless gargoyle, Sarpling sold various magics and items in Terfin, providing a supply of reagents for spellcasting, as well as being a member of the Fellowship, a group founded by Batlin. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Sarpling greeted the False Prophet nervously, and recommended the Avatar speak with Draxinusom the winged gargoyle leader, Forbrak the winged tavernkeeper, or Quaeven to learn about the gargoyles in Terfin. As they spoke, the Avatar asked about the recent conflict between the Fellowship and the Altars of Singularity, kept by Teregus, to which Sarpling denied any knowledge.
During a search of Sarpling's shop, the Avatar uncovered a scroll that implicated the Fellowship in a plot to destroy the altars. When confronted, Sarpling confessed that it was Runeb's plan, and that he wanted nothing to do with Runeb's plan to frame Quan, the winged Fellowship leader, for the destruction of the altars, nor his plan to kill Quan if the plan failed, which would make Runeb the new Fellowship leader. When the Avatar confronted Runeb, the vicious winged gargoyle attacked, and after a short battle, was killed. As the Avatar continued his quest, Sarpling remained in Terfin, selling his goods.
|A frowning wingless gargoyle, Silamo was the gardener in Terfin, caring for the local flora. When the Avatar arrived in Terfin, Silamo greeted the False Prophet sourly, and commented that while he was a devoted follower of Singularity, whose Altars of Control, Passion, and Diligence were cared for by Teregus, he was considering joining the Fellowship, a group founded by Batlin, as they seemed to care less about wings.
As they spoke, Silamo admitted that many wingless gargoyles were treated less by the winged gargoyles, but had noticed that Quaeven, the wingless keeper of the Learning Center, had become respected as if he were winged after joining the Fellowship, ran on Terfin by Quan and his clerk Runeb, and had seen him included in many decision-making councils within the Fellowship. As the Avatar continued his quest, Silamo remained in Terfin, caring for the plants.
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