The Wounded World
A monastic order founded by Confederate exiles two centuries ago. It is based out of the Voidstone Monastery on the western border of the Shadewood. The Voidstone initiates follow a brutal regimen of physical and mental training, to hone their martial prowess to a fine point. They follow a philosophy of ascetism and self-struggle. Until recently, they were controlled by a group of corrupt elders who had been hiring out their initiates for mercenary work to the highest bidder. Now, the order is returning to its roots, casting out the elders and reviving the meditative study that once connected them to the calm, focusing energies of the Void.