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Territory objectives can be done when you have nothing to do. Below are the objectives for each territory. There will be more added each month in small numbers, and they can be completed in any order, as multiple submissions or combined together in one. You can also pick and choose which ones that interest you, no matter your character's race! However, in the beginning you are limited to your Character's Homeland, which you filled out in your character sheet. The corresponding Alphas to territories are:

Skeo: Hiro
Praevalare:
Icilia
Okeanos: Shao
Viridis: Markel
Esurien: Lilac
Human Territories
(Castilia Cove, Fellmoor Landing or Spires' Hollow): Rosemary


For Drawn works: Be sure to include the original objective prompt in your description so we are clear about which one is being completed. If you are submitting multiple works in one file, list all prompts in a numbered list and be sure there is a corresponding number in the corner of each image. We will be checking for consistency.

For Written works: Please copy-paste the original objective prompt in italics under a header title of your choice. If completing multiple objectives in one piece of fiction, we prefer each section of the story should have a header and the prompt listed. These can be combined at the top of the work if you prefer to write seamlessly, but keep in mind this makes it harder for us to judge where one begins and the other ends!


Skeo:

If your character's homeland is NOT in the Skeo territory (See the map for locations) It requires ONE Alpha token to unlock

“Ah, good day! I suppose you're here about the jobs, huh? Well, sure thing. Right now we need people to do the following. Nothing too bad I don't think, just busywork.” Hiro spoke as he turned to face them. “Uhm...hold on, I'll just write it down for you. You know, I did these when I was still a young boy, I think everyone did back then. Theeere you are! Have fun with them, okay?” He hands off the paper with the requests for assistance. “Come back whenever you'd like.”

Set 1:
  • Over the course of the winter weeds have overtaken the herb plots and need to be removed before any planting can begin.
  • Once the herb plots have been weeded, they need to be tilled under and seeds sown in.
  • On the mountain that spits fire, fruit is always in season. While a bit dangerous, it's necessary for both our trading and our diets, and after last year, we're running a bit low. Gather some of them for our stockpile.
  • We also are running out of Fungi, which we can gather from either forest or can be bought at the market.
  • Winter snow and ice has flooded the hot springs and raised it above it's normal borders. That, paired with debris from the mountains above, has created a makeshift dam over the falls. Unless this is removed, the surrounding crops will flood. Take care of it by any means necessary.
  • Unfortunately the clog in the falls isn't the last of our troubles, the trade route down through the Sylvanian forest to the Esurian market has been plagued with ice. Break up the ice so that our trade goods can get through.
  • On the topic of the trade route, we could also use some people to take the goods down to the market, and to bring it back up.
  • Some of our crafters are running out of supplies, thankfully I've managed to speak to some of the avians and ewes in the valley and they're willing to give up their snow coats. The only problem...is that we have no way to get the supplies to the crafters. In short, delivery duty!

Set 2:

  • Now that the herbs have started to sprout, animals have started to take interest in them. Take a shift guarding the herb plots.
  • While you're there, the herbs will also need to be tended. At least you'll have something to do, right?
  • While a dangerous hobby, many in the Skeo territory have taken up glass forming for windows. For this, they've asked for others to gather sand from the eastern beaches. Something about the sand there being of better quality than the desert up north, but I really don't think they'll notice either way. Just don't venture too far.
  • Some of the citizens from Viridis have been kind enough to give us access to their long grasses, and have cut them down for us to make things out of, show off your weaving skills!
  • Feeling that summer heat yet? Well, don't worry, the rainy season is on it's way. Unfortunately some of our older citizens have had their roofs rotted away over the winter, and they could use a repair job. How about helping out?
  • Water collection is also an important part of our life here, and with the rainy season on the way, there's no better time to get on that. Why not set out some vases to catch the liquid sunshine? Or you could gather water from the river, if you're in a hurry.
  • Now that the Rainy season's here, the herb gardens don't need as much tending. Why not go take a bath in the hotsprings? It might just keep you from catching a cold.
  • There are always kids who need watching, why not take some time and play a game with them?
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Upon completing 3 Objectives you may proceed to the Origin Story
Upon completing 10 Objectives, you will receive Hiro's Alpha Token
Upon completing All the tasks in each set, you will receive a memento to commend this feat


Praevalare:

If your character's homeland is NOT in the Praevalare territory (See the map for locations) It requires THREE Alpha tokens to unlock

“Mmmhh?” Icilia yawns, seems you've caught her in the middle of a cat nap. “Oh, it's you. Why are you bothering me? Well, while you're here, I've got some tasks for you to do. Honestly I was going to do it myself, but since you so graciously volunteered, well, there would be no reason to.” She gives a fangy grin. “You were coming up here to volunteer, weren't you? Surely you weren't going to waste my time with something else. Besides, you look like you could use something to entertain you. Write them down if you want, but I'm not going to do it for you. If you forget what you're to do, that's your fault. Then again, I'm sure what you forget will just be done by someone else who comes to bother me.” She quickly rattles off the list, stretching. “Maybe you'll learn not to bother me at noon.”

Set 1:
  • The caravans recently through our territory have been attacked by wild animals, much of the food has been lost. Guard the territory, protect the goods. If they're not for us, and I while I don't personally care, we need to maintain the peace at this point, that's important.
  • While you're guarding, you may as well assist in pulling the trade goods back up from the Esurien territory to our own.
  • From the caravan there will be several different goods, however there has been a lack of people willing to help transport the goods. So now you get to do this, specifically, you get to deliver a number of pelts.
  • Spring doesn't yet have a foothold here in the forest, the shade of the trees are keeping in the cold. This being the case, we need firewood to keep things warm. Gather some for yourself, and others, if you deem it worth your time.
  • While you're out in the forest, go ahead and check the traps for interference by the snow or fallen branches, it wouldn't do for our food supply to be cut off because the traps were out of commission
  • You can also gather some herbs from the forests where the melting snow allows. This will allow us to create medicine for those of us who are out hunting. You might try your hand at creating some yourself, if your stores are low.
  • You might also try your hand at fishing from the Tinova river—the Auvona is too busy being used by the trade route to be used for fishing now.
  • Technically, the last task was the last, however, I have heard of a hunting group going out to hunt, you might wish to join them. It's safer in groups.

Set 2:

  • If you're any good with trapping, set out some snares to bring in food for the villages. If not, go check the traps that are already set out for game.
  • So, do you think you have what it takes to go hunting on your own? How's that go for you?
  • Of course, if you're unable to bring in food by trapping or hunting, you could always gather fruit from the forest.
  • In the forest, we're always on the alert and have to keep our skills sharp. Find another Praevalare citizen and spar with them.
  • Well, it's our turn to provide lumber down in the Esurien keep, and we can always use more hands on the delivery crew.
  • While you're down there, go man our booths for skins, leather and weapons, just don't accept useless stuff as trades.
  • So, you've probably noticed that the rainy season has come. While that's good for the forest, it's not exactly the best thing for us. We need some way to keep dry. If you come up with a way, you can even keep the first one you make for yourself.
  • With all the rain, we have a harder time keeping humans and Faevyn from our forest. Why not test your tracking skills? I'm sure I saw some along the borders of the Auvona. Just make sure that if they're part of the north rangers, you don't kill them. That would look poor on our relations with them.
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Upon completing 3 Objectives you may proceed to the Origin Story
Upon completing 10 Objectives, you will receive Icilia's Alpha Token
Upon completing All the tasks in each set, you will receive a memento to commend this feat


Okeanos:

If your character's homeland is NOT in the Okeanos territory (See the map for locations) It requires TWO Alpha tokens to unlock

“Ah, hello there! What brings you to me today? Oh, yes, the things the community needs done; each one a miniature adventure just waiting to be had.” Shao chuckled. “This world is grand, how it's changed since I was last here! I would join you for these, if I had time. Sadly, I do not, but I hope you enjoy them.”

Set 1:
  • Whether you know it or not, we have a rather large garden of different seaweeds which we grow year round some of it is used in our papers, others are used in food growth. Recently there have been fish taking bites out of them, catch them or otherwise keep them out of our fields.
  • Recently, we've converted what used to be the Lagoon on the south eastern corner of Siyyon into a library where we've placed books, With it partially above water, it does, unfortunately, get a bit dusty, and in the cases of the underwater areas, mucky. Today is your day to take on cleaning duties. Perhaps you'll even find a book you're interested in.
  • There's also the need for all of my people to take classes in inscribing. Until you can write, do attend these.
  • If you're feeling up to it, you might also transport our goods up the Kalea River to the market in the Esurien Plains. This is not for the faint of heart. Though you will be assisted by your brethren, the Kalea is a mighty opponent with a bad temper.
  • Some humans from the settlement on the south have been careless with their hooks. Though I have advised my people to stay away from their polished presence and asked them to stop, still they continue. I would ask that you patrol the waters, warn others away from any that you see, and cut the lines.
  • Off the eastern shore of Siyyon there is a deep crevice, which in lies the source of our protection on the refuge we have claimed. This crevice has many precious and semi-precious gems in it that we use to trade. Gather some for the crafters, and if one strikes your fancy, please feel free to keep it for yourself.
  • While in the crevice, you might see the one who causes the whirlpools and waterspouts. His species name is a Leviathan, and he is quite dedicated to his job. Therefore, if you come across him, you should see if he needs anything.
  • Lastly, there are ships that have foolishly ran headlong into our storms. I have no pity for them, but I also have no want to have their corpses rotting in the sea, bloating like balloons. Scavenge through the ships and see if you can find anything of note or value.

Set 2:

  • It's always good to explore, why not test your skills against the current of the Auvona river and up the the falls.
  • Under the water we have no shortage of shells, but those on land are not so lucky. Why not gather some shells and make crafts from them?
  • While we can't tame the water of the Kalea river, we can set up patrols to prevent anyone being lost. Today's your turn.
  • The eastern waters have always been our safe haven, but lately the humans from the human village in the north have been venturing into our sanctuary. Ideally, keep them away from the whirlpools and direct them back to safety.
  • While not it's primary purpose, kelp does make a good net. Why not try your hand at catching some fish?
  • Hopefully by now you've had a few classes on writing, because now you've been assigned a pen pal, and today you're going to write them a letter.
  • The Leviathan has been asking about you since your last visit, he seems to have taken quite the shine to you. Why not see if he'll teach you something?
  • The Leviathan has also asked that you help him maintain the whirlpools.

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Upon completing 3 Objectives you may proceed to the Origin Story
Upon completing 10 Objectives, you will receive Shao's Alpha Token
Upon completing All the tasks in each set, you will receive a memento to commend this feat

Viridis:

If your character's homeland is NOT in the Viridis territory (See the map for locations) It requires ONE Alpha token to unlock

Markel stands in the center of town. He calls to  you, and anyone else who will listen, with a wide grin upon his ruddy face. "Hey, friends! We've got somework that needs doing, and many hands make for light work. Here, here! Take a copy of the list, and go to town. Far to town. As into town as you possibly can. And don't forget to write!"

Set 1:
  • The melting snow has made the areas around the rivers mucky, perfect for making mud bricks with the dried grasses that have been unusable as food or bedding.
  • While you're out near the rivers, why don't you gather some clay and make something with it?
  • There are also reeds and other plant life growing around the river's edge, why not gather some of those too? I'm sure you'll find something to do with them, and it keeps potential clogs from being formed in the river. A clean river is a happy river!
  • The extra water from the melting snow has caused the Tivona to overrun it's banks and has washed away a lot of the stepping stones which made it safe to cross. Bring some over and make another pathway.
  • Ah, those fibers and such you gathered? Why not turn them into a nest of sorts, or even a woven basket?
  • The Hidir forest is looking a bit overgrown, why not go pick some flowers and make them into a crown, or you could give them to someone you think would like one...or you could have them for a snack, if you prefer.
  • We're also running a bit low on fungi from the winter, so if you do go to the Hidir forest, keep your eye out for some.
  • The Kalea's temper has been bad lately, it's not safe to cross the waters, so if you have an idea that would help make it safer to cross, please, do come pitch it to me.

Set 2:

  • The dead grass is preventing new stalks from growing strong. Cut them down.
  • The dead grass is actually quite useful to both us and those in Skeo, it just so happens that they have the priority as they use it for their nests and make baskets from it.
  • What we didn't give to the Skeo territory, we use ourselves. In this case, you'll be using it as thresh and making deliveries with it all over town. Have fun.
  • Being on the southern coast means that we get ships that come in with many different things...in this case, humans! Some of the people are going to watch the foreigners disembark. Are you among them?
  • Before the rain gets here, a new storage building is needed. Help out where you can.
  • Now that the rainy season is here, we've gotten requests from the Esurien territory to help tend their fields.
  • In summer, the rainstorms have made travel a little harder, and not as many are willing to make the trek up to the Keep in the Esurien territory.
  • Even in the rainy season, we work hard, and now we're playing hard. A race challenge has been given out to the people of the Esurien territories, and anyone can participate.
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Upon completing 3 Objectives you may proceed to the Origin Story
Upon completing 10 Objectives, you will receive Markel's Alpha Token
Upon completing All the tasks in each set, you will receive a memento to commend this feat

Esurien:

If your character's homeland is NOT in the Esurien territory (See the map for locations) It requires TWO Alpha tokens to unlock

All the windows and doors of Lilac's eclectic house are open, and there are children constantly running in and out of them. "Hello dear, please do come in," Lilac says pleasantly at her door, a baby in her arms. "Have you eaten yet? Don't be shy, help yourself, no one can work on an empty stomach. We have much to do today and you need to keep your strength up. It's a very long list but I'm sure we'll get it done. Here, take some muffins with you."

Set 1:
  • The famine of last winter has caused quite a stir, many people in the territory are hungry and will no doubt be wanting to fill their bellies as soon as possible. We can't do that without fresh food, and for that, we need to plow the fields. I'd appreciate it if you could do so.
  • In many towns, we also are in need of new fields to help prevent a famine from occurring again, this one is no exception. If you have time, would you look for sites where we could place them?
  • Lets see, what else? Oh, we could use someone to sow the seeds too. If you're not sure what to do, I'm more than willing to show you.
  • If you're having trouble with your reading, writing or math skills, why not go sit in on one of the classes at the school here? Or if you're proficient in one or more of these, you can run a class instead.
  • Oh my, that was quite a dust storm, it's made everything so cloudy I can't even see the glass of the windows. We should really do something about that.
  • The stone paths to the keep were hit with the dust too. I hate to be a bother, but do you mind helping to clean them up too?
  • Now that everything's all clean, we should decorate! I've got some spare flowers, but you can use your own or ones that grow naturally, planting them around town would ensure that we have flowers next year too.
  • You've worked hard, why not take a trip to the market? Of course, it would be easier to get around if everything was a bit neater...

Set 2:

  • The people of Viridis have challenged us to a race. Why not participate?
  • If you're not participating in the race, we could use some baked goods. Not sure how to bake? I'd be more than happy to help you.
  • The school bell gets a lot of use, and isn't quite as well tended as we'd like, so why not give it some TLC?
  • Kids have been skipping out on school to tell ghost stories. We can't have that, so if you find any of them, find a way to get them back to school, won't you?
  • With our central location, I doubt most of us have even seen the eastern waters. There's a trail wagon pulling trade supplies out to the human town there, go have a look for yourself.
  • Oh dear. Now that the rainy season is here, our fields are starting to flood. See to that, please.
  • This one is a personal request. I've made up medicine for people around the town, but I have no one to deliver it to them. If it's not too much trouble, could you do it for me?
  • The summer rains have created a great bounty of fruit to be collected, why not go apple gathering with a friend?
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Upon completing 3 Objectives you may proceed to the Origin Story
Upon completing 10 Objectives, you will receive Lilac's Alpha Token
Upon completing All the tasks in each set, you will receive a memento to commend this feat

Human:

If your character's homeland is NOT in the Human territories (See the map for locations) It requires THREE Alpha token to unlock

You knock on the door of a sizable brick home near the center of Spires Hollow town. "Come in." Inside, you find Rosemary gathering books from her desk and placing them back upon the shelves. She turns to you, a smile creasing her lips as she speaks. "Hello there. I suppose you're here to help out? There's a list on the table there, already made up. We'd appreciate the assistance, whatever you can do.”

Set 1:
  • In the Hollow, we have need of farm hands, please see to the crop fields or the cattle, if that's more your thing, we could use all the help we can get.
  • If you're feeling up for a trip to the Sivia Plains, you might as well take this pot of stew down with you, I'm sure they'll appreciate having some food not cooked by Taurs for once.
  • I've also received word that there's firewood waiting in the 'town' they've created down there, if you could even call it that. They're willing to give some up to us for trade, so on your way back, be sure to pick that up.
  • If you've never been to the Castilia cove, why not take a day trip?
  • The cove, as you know, is always looking for those apt with a pickaxe, why not try your hand at it?
  • Occasionally people do find gemstones in the rock face, if you happen to find one, what would you do with it?
  • A caravan is starting out from the cove, if you're in the mood for an even bigger adventure, why not serve as a guard?
  • Over in Fellmoor Landing, there seems to always be new people coming up from the shipwrecks. Why not spend a day helping them adjust?

Set 2:

  • Felmoor landing seems to be having something called a surfing contest, why not go try your hand at it?
  • While you're there, you might try learning to build a raft. Never know when that will come in handy.
  • The people of Felmoor landing have insisted that you learn to steer a raft and have taken you out onto the water to fish using drag nets.
  • The landing has talked you into helping them sell their fish, which means a trip down to the Esurien Territory before the rain comes in. How do you handle that?
  • Caught in a rain storm, you venture into the Hidir forest, which, while not as dangerous as the Sylvanian forest, it has challenges of its own, even having rumors of a strange faction of the Fae that will kill humans on sight. Still, it would be a good time to gather herbs and other things not normally found in the human territories.
  • A raven from home has sent you a letter about a shipment down in the Viridis lands, and Rosemary herself has requested that you be the one to pick it up. Do you refuse or accept?
  • Venturing out into the Taur lands can be dangerous and exhilarating, and you see interesting sights along the way, what was one that caught your eye?
  • Everyone can learn something from one another, even humans from the taurs. Which territory do you choose to learn from, and what was the lesson? Or do you lose your nerve entirely?

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Upon completing 3 Objectives you may proceed to the Origin Story
Upon completing 10 Objectives, you will receive Rosemary's Alpha Token
Upon completing All the tasks in each set, you will receive a memento to commend this feat

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alronaka Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Oh, wow! Things look mighty different! Question, I was kicked out ((I got busy in school so I only checked this up now)) Does this mean I lose my right to reapply with my old oc? 
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Leunbrund Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Absolutely not! We would LOVE to have you back! :D

The reason we kicked people was to clean house of inactive accounts, not of inactive players. Unfortunately, DA doesn't let us tell the difference arbitrarily. Feel free to reapply with your old character at your leisure, and don't worry about future activity checks- short of another three years of mod inactivity, I don't anticipate that we will have another member cull at any point in the group's lifetime.

Fill out a new character sheet for your old character, resubmit, and you should be good to go!
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Skywiz Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
No, You can still reapply with your old character and receive the bonuses from any holidays you participated in. It does mean that you'll have to go through the How to join journal instead of just directly submitting your character as you would have before the purge.
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alronaka Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
Ahh, understood ^^
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SaltyOkra Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014
I'm seeing a lot of great stuff going on! When are you guys planning on starting up, if not already? :)
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Skywiz Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
We're hoping to be able to open for new member applications today! Just be aware that we've still got some references to put up for some of the NPC's that have already been made mention of.
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madaralover234 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013

Ohhh I cant wait to get started ^3^

 

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Skywiz Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
If you are still interested, we've just reopened the group.
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madaralover234 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Yea i am
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Skywiz Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Then feel free to look at the new character creation helper, and how to join and rules, and submit your character! If you need assistance, we're more than willing to work with you through notes to the group as well.
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