The Sil'ess were a reptilian race that inhabited one or more iterations of [[Mars]], and whose artifacts have been discovered across the [[Splinterzone]]. They were apparently well versed in magic and technology, and devised crystalline energy weapons and …
The Apep were a faction of [[:sil-ess]] that worshipped an entity known as the [[:dark-mother]] and sought to eliminate all other Sil'ess religions. During the war with the [[:red-cadre]] they uncovered the secrets of [[mouldstone]]
The Red Cadre is apparently the only faction of [[:sil-ess]] that stood up against the [[:apep]]. Little more is known about them.
Riffkin is a mysterious dealer in magical artifacts, specifically those of [[:sil-ess]] origin. The party sold him the [[mouldstone]] casket that [[:wayne-epping]] had acquired, leaving Epping in Riffkin's custody so that he could learn more about the …