There are many pieces of lore related to the creation of lifestones, and death in the era before lifestones. And there are inconsistencies between some of those pieces of lore. This article will attempt to reconcile these differences.


It is well established that in the earliest years of humans on Dereth, lifestones and resurrection were not available yet. There are numerous sources recounting deaths caused by Olthoi. Most notable of those deaths being that of Thorsten Cragstone.[1][2][3][4]




  1. 1999 Release - Microsoft Games Archive: Historical Archive
  2. 1999/11 Release - Asheron's Call Manual: The Story of Asheron's Call
  3. 1999/11 Release - Cragstone Library: The Underground City text
  4. 1999/11 Release - Cragstone Library: The Days of the Olthoi text

Sources stating Lifestones appeared after the death of the olthoi queen / 0 PY:

Sources stating humans died after 0 PY:

Other related sources:

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