Adventuring, Archaeology, and Antiquities
Starari is a world that is becoming well-mapped, well explored and possessed of strong, stable civilizations. Additionally this means that the races and nations of Starari are taking a more serious look at their history. Organized, professional, and scientific forms of Archaeology are coming into the vogue, and with it comes a negative view of tomb-robbing, or it’s euphemistic alternative ‘Adventuring’.
Modern nations such as the Kingdom of Longai or the Pangaian Empire now enforce antiquities laws that bar the looting of ancient sites and prevent the sale and trade of artifacts without letters of marque. Being invited to assist in excavations or being granted letters of marque requires a great degree of political connection. It seems the age of adventuring is coming to a close…