The Great Library of Palanthas

Astinus' Office

Dominating the center of this room is a massive birch desk. Legend claims this desk has supported the thousands of volumes of history Astinus has recorded. A large pot of ink, a container of sharpened quills, and a candelabra complete the desks decorations. Small windows line the room, allowing light to trickle in and gently illuminate the entire room. A comfortable couch rests against the west wall. Tapestries hang on the walls between the windows. Shelves line the walls, filled with tomes of the more recent records of heroes and villians upon the face of Krynn.

The librarian notices you aren't reading anything... Astinus hands a pulp magazine to an Aesthetic standing by you. You note the spine bears the word 'Stylk' scribed in faded white ink. As you glance down at the page you read..

From the pages of Stylk's book..


Author: Stylk Date: Fri Apr 19 21:29:02 2019 Subject Solamnic Knight - Background

Stylk MarCaela is the son of Daron Caela. They are said to be a minor branch of the Caela family by way of Roderick and Marie Di Caela, though the family has had difficulty supporting their claim. The story goes that after Roderick's death in 211 AC, Marie traveled northwest through Elkholm and over the mountains to live with some cousins in Winterholm and there the tree grew. Stylk mostly grew up in Korval, Coastlund attending the little boarding school on the west bank of the River of Healing. After school he returned to Winterholm to help his family repay the debt they incurred for his education. Stylk was fond of his mother but was always an independent child. His Father worked long hours and spent little affection on his family, preferring instead to obsess over his craft. Stylk's arrival was more the byproduct of a biological necessity than the seed of love. The boarding school was his Father's way of absolving himself of being an absentee parent while simultaneously satisfying his paternal responsibility to raise his child thus, saving face in the community. Stylk always had a fancy for stories of fantastical adventures and pursuits not accessible to his family and station. Because of this, his days at work in his family's textile mill were spent daydreaming about heroes - both present and historical - and the future adventures he hoped to have. His evenings were spent practicing with a meticulously polished but poorly tempered sword that had developed dings down the blade and a slight lean seemingly originating from the tang. A tool of poor quality, it was the only weapon he could afford and he had grown to love it despite its obvious unworthiness for any type of real combat. He had flirted somewhat with a Korval girl near his school for a time but had mainly felt it a distraction from his true passion so when he finished school, he cut off social pursuits to focus on his dream of becoming a Solamnic Knight. He was both an introvert and an extrovert in that he preferred the solitude of his daydreams and practicing but when the situation arose, he could make a fair pass as a conversationalist. His connection to books had fostered a love of words resulting in a strong vocabulary and a breadth of knowledge that was often disarmingly enjoyable. It was never that he had trouble making connections with people, like flirting, it was that he found little use for present company. In the fall of 369 AC, Stylk resolved his debt with his Father and set out to pursue his dream with little but his battered training sword and a few books.



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He states simply 'You might start with that one.. or you could take a look at the latest story..'

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Fourth Update by Ayasana, posted on Sat May 18 21:46:21 2019.

Concerning the Blue Dragonarmy wing. The Blue wing will continue to operate in and around Holy Neraka. Inner(read more)....

The Storytellers of Ansalon, The DragonLance MUD

Astinus points to the massive wall of books behind him and bids you to make a selection.


Authors: All|A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M|N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

Saige
Saitou
Sakwar
Salas
Salistro
Samual
Sanathos
Sandolin
Sardis
Sargonnas
Sariclie
Sasha
Savael
Savolie
Sdresk
Seclor
Segranth
Segwarides

Seifer
Seig
Seiryo
Selfan
Selvenra
Seria
Seuloth
Shaddaric
Shadowind
Shaga
Shana
Shao
Shardik
Shelke
Shilaan
Shiv
Shizuru
Shraker

Shronius
Sidholt
Sikandar
Sirene
Sirrion
Sirroc
Sivaan
Skol
Skurn
Slaanesh
Slade
Slayd
Slimetoe
Slithik
Snargle
Snefru
Sniivlo
Snorgle

Snurl
Sobleski
Solinari
Solunu
Sorin
Sorinjin
Sorthrus
Squirk
Stylk
Suramuniku
Swervin
Sylphshade
Sylvarina
Szara

Astinus says 'There are 68 authors starting with the letter S who have stories in the Palanthas library.'
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