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KalidnayD&D Insider Article
Eye on Dark Sun
by Rodney Thompson

Kalidnay was once a great power in the Tyr Region. That changed centuries ago when a force unknown to the other sorcerer-kings abruptly destroyed the city-state, leaving its citizens slain and its sorcererking, Kalid-Ma, missing. To outside observers, one day Kalidnay was a vibrant city; the next, it was an empty shell bereft of life.

Kalid-Ma ruled his city and its domains with iron authority, as other sorcerer-kings do. His greatest lieutenant was the templar Thakok-An, who was a fearsome master of the Way and a ruthless arcanist. During the days of Kalid-Ma’s rule, Kalidnay was among the wealthiest of the city-states, and Kalid-Ma was a formidable defiler who inspired dread in his rivals.

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    Rodney Thompson is an RPG designer at Wizards of the Coast, originally from Chattanooga, Tennessee. His credits for the Dungeons & Dragons game include Monster Manual 3, the Dark Sun Campaign Setting, Heroes of the Fallen Lands, Heroes of the Forgotten Kingdoms, and Monster Vault.

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