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Halfling Advice

As told one evening to a group of halfling children around a dying campfire under the light of the Athasian stars.

Defiling, a History and a Look Ahead

Defiling is arguably the most unique and recognizable aspect of the Dark Sun Campaign Setting. Though the idea of defiling is well ensconced in the mind of players, the concept and rules surrounding it have changed not only between editions, but even within editions. Here we look at defiling through the ages and leap into what we need for the future.

Abalach-Re Returns

Abalach-Re was one of the Sorcerer-Monarchs the Heroes of Tyr killed in the events of the Prism Pentad, or was she?

An Unofficial article brought forth from the archives. This article was originally part of the Sand of Athas netzine (more articles and info forthcoming)

Beriah's Tale

A story about what happens when one defies a sorcerer-king.

Location references

Thanks go to Kamelion for compiling this comprehensive list of location references in Dark Sun products released by Wizards of the Coast.

Ssurran - extended writeup

Thanks to Kamelion for contributing this article with expanded information on the reptilian Ssurrans

Plothooks for trader campaigns

This article contains a series of plothooks for trader-related adventures to go along with the new release of Trade Lords. Enjoy! 

Revised domains

This is a suggestion for revised domains for R7. Please use the feedback forms to provide comments.