Planet Newerth

Newerth is a planet in the fictional Serenth galaxy. It is similar to Earth in many ways, including the atmosphere, although unlike Earth, Newerth has magical creatures. Whereas Earth has fiction, Newerth has reality. Not to be confused with another planet also named Newerth, which is an exact replica of the Earth.


NAME:
Pronunciation: n(y)oo-urth
IPA: /njuːɜːθ/


SEASONS:
The seasons on this planet are similar to Earth.
Northern Hemisphere:

  • Spring: September, October, November
  • Summer: December, January, February
  • Autumn: March, April, May
  • Winter: June, July, August

Southern Hemisphere:

  • Spring: March, April, May
  • Summer: June, July, August
  • Autumn: September, October, November
  • Winter: December, January, February

CONTINENTS:
Newerth has eight continents, though one is man-made. As such, Newerth has seven natural continents.


MOONS:
Like many planets, Newerth also has moons. There are two moons for Newerth:

  • Megane
    The “Northern Moon”, visible in the northern hemisphere and from the equator of Newerth.
  • Kaya
    The “Southern Moon”, visible in the southern hemisphere and from the equator of Newerth.

MYTHOLOGY:
Newerth has its own mythologies. These have influences all over the planet, and is well-known by many historians.

THE EIGHT HEROES:
One millennium ago, an ancient evil called Dracura attempted to take over the world and attempt a ritual to become immune to the traditional weaknesses of a vampire. Eight heroes from the eight continents stood up against him and, at the cost of their own lives, defeated them. Their home villages have been renamed to their names, and their shrines are there. Each hero had their own legendary weapon.

  • Bjorn, the Hero of Azure, came from Tirahnys. He wielded the legendary sword, Claíomh Solais.
  • Alukari, the Heroine of Viridian, came from Jarodimia. She wielded the legendary sword, Dyrnwyn.
  • Ceréna, the Heroine of Crimson, came from Elrochin. She wielded the legendary sword, Lævateinn.
  • Donovan, the Hero of Xanthic, came from Shinaire. He wielded the legendary spear, Gáe Bulg.
  • Eylsa, the Heroine of Coral, came from an unnamed continent. She wielded the legendary swords Gan Jiang and Mo Ye.
  • Fenrir, the Hero of Amaranth, came from an unnamed continent. He wielded the legendary mace Sharur and the legendary hammer Mjölnir.
  • Grisen, the Hero of Titian, came from an unnamed continent. He wielded the legendary spear, Tonbogiri.
  • Hilary, the Heroine of Heliotrope, came from an unnamed, man-made continent. She wielded the legendary dagger, Carnwennan.

THE EIGHT CITIES OF NEIA:
Neia is the name of the person who first united the planet when an ancient evil called Trycin tried to engulf the world in eternal night two millenniums ago. In his honor, the Eight Cities of Neia were constructed. They are all coastal cities and they follow a colorful theme naming:

  • Azure City is located on Tirahnys and represents blue.
  • Viridian City, not to be confused with the Pokémon games’ city of the same name, is located on Jarodimia. It represents green.
  • Crimson City is located on Elrochin and represents red.
  • Xanthic City is located on Shinaire and represents yellow.
  • Coral City is located on Grange and represents orange.
  • Amaranth City is located on Cypher and represents pink.
  • Titian City is located on Gireathe-Jin and represents brown.
  • Heliotrope City is located on a man-made continent known as TAC and represents purple.

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