#4: House Hallux

Dec. 15, 2022

“Confidence breeds confidence.”

— Alcedonian proverb

“Two is one and one is none.”

— One of 10 Raider Recitals

House Hallux wasn’t always House Hallux. For thousands of years, they were referred to by race: The Alcedonians. They comprised a semi-nomadic tribe feared for deep intelligence and a ruthless raiding culture. Their rites of passage, religion, and means of existence all revolved around attacking and taking whatever was needed or desired from neighbors…


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