Welcome to No Books of Men! We are a modern alternate history board set in a magical school nestled in the Columbiana Valley of the Rocky Mountains. Students of the Collegium Illustrata Columbiana (commonly called simply The Academy) are free to explore their wildest imaginations in learning the mystic arts, so long as it does not jeopardize the ongoing Shadow War with the Exarchs. How will you live up to the legacies of Merlin?

darkkenchild is the Head Admin here at No Books. He enjoys long walks on the beach and debating the metaphysical underpinnings of reality, so any questions about your character , the plot of No Books, and/or how magic works on the site, please do not hesitate to ask him.

Squeeji is the head of “Human Resources” here at No Books, and responsible for pretty much everything related to our contact with the outside world. Advertising, orientation, and just about anything to do with bringing in new blood is in her wheelhouse.
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No New Posts Basic Information
Here you will find general information such as: Rules, Site Wide Plot Information, and other guidelines.
5 3 Oct 10 2015, 09:33 PM
In: Experience Points
By: darkkenchild
No New Posts Important Information
Everything you need to know about playing at No Books, all in one place!
Subforums: Setting Information, The Great Houses, Changelings

24 19 Jan 21 2016, 10:29 AM
In: Cosmology 101
By: darkkenchild
No New Posts Q & A
You have questions? We have answers!
5 8 Sep 11 2015, 01:31 PM
In: Questions about Changelings
By: Squeeji
No New Posts Announcements
Here is where admin will place things we want you to know.
14 0 Jan 4 2016, 04:21 PM
In: Winter Revolution
By: darkkenchild

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No New Posts Registration
This is where you register your character and post your application.
2 1 Aug 1 2015, 07:01 PM
In: Changeling Application
By: darkkenchild
No New Posts Approved Characters
Characters that have been approved and are ready for the IC-World will be moved here.
Subforums: Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduates, Alumni, Changelings, Sleepers

37 40 Feb 25 2016, 07:28 PM
In: Waverly Brint
By: darkkenchild
No New Posts Claimed and Unclaimed
A place to claim your character as your own, reserve the use of a PB, or post up a Want Ad.
Subforums: Want Ads, Open Threads

12 9 Jan 10 2016, 01:57 AM
In: Psionic Medicine Trials
By: Sarah-Maud Rosemond
No New Posts Plotters & Thread Trackers
Everything you need to keep track of your characters' comings and goings can be found right here!
13 119 Mar 17 2016, 03:53 PM
In: Clara's Plotter
By: Waverly Brint
No New Posts Journals, E-mails, Phones, etc
A place for all In-Character but not in person contact
Subforums: Phones

10 25 Jan 24 2016, 03:56 PM
In: Herb's Cell
By: Avery Ganon

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No New Posts Campus Buildings

While there are many buildings on campus, there are a few that stand out amongst the others...

Subforums: The Alan Turing Building, The Valoran Building, The Long House, The Fitz-Empress Library, Administration

1 10 Jan 11 2016, 04:49 PM
In: Ill Behavior
By: Alexander Bonham
No New Posts The Grounds

Everything on campus that isn't a classroom building or the student center is part of the grounds. Sure, it's pretty. It's also unpredictable and sometimes dangerous...

Subforums: The Green, Enchanted Forest, Deep Lake

3 54 Mar 7 2016, 02:59 AM
In: Into Thin Air
By: A.C. Caldwell
No New Posts Student Center

A gleaming modern building of glass and steel, the student center almost seems out of place at a school for magic. Not that the students mind, it's one of the best parts of campus...

Subforums: The Grind, Campus Bookstore, Food Court, Meeting Rooms

0 11 Jan 19 2016, 01:50 PM
In: Roasting Over an Open Fire
By: Kimiko Takahashi

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No New Posts Downtown

The center of Columbiana, the Downtown area is a thriving center for little shops, coffee shops and hipsters.

Subforums: The Hag, Fenwick & Blackwood, World's End Tavern, Theatre of the Mind's Eye, Balador Night Club

8 134 Mar 10 2016, 01:06 AM
In: Anything You Can Do
By: Mad Bill
No New Posts Hiawatha Park

Named after one of the legendary original founders of the Academy, Hiawatha Park is a simple and idyllic place of gentle walking paths, shade trees, small ponds, and grassy knolls. Just take care not to find yourself in the park after dark. Rumours abound of werewolves and other creatures frequenting its environs by night.

3 21 Mar 17 2016, 03:09 PM
In: The Wishing Glass
By: Waverly Brint
No New Posts Residences

Columbiana Village originally grew out of its residential areas. Faculty at the Academy built there homes in the area and then alumni moved in alongside them and built up the schools, businesses and other amenities of a modern city. The residential areas of the town are still the center and lifeblood of the town.

4 58 Mar 2 2016, 11:23 AM
In: Think Twice
By: Veronica Bell

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No New Posts The Umbra

Beyond the Wall between worlds, the Spirit Realms beckon.

Subforums: The Astral Reaches, The Spirit Wilds, The Underworld, The Hedge

2 54 Feb 19 2016, 02:04 PM
In: Fire, fear, foes! Awake!
By: The Spirit
No New Posts Elsewhere

There are more places on heaven and earth than could possibly be listed here. If your thread would take place in anywhere that isn't listed above, it can find a home here!

1 0 Feb 5 2016, 01:17 PM
In: How I Learned to Stop Worry...
By: Crystal Wright

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No New Posts OOC Lounge
A place to kick back, relax, and have some fun out of character.
Subforums: Absences, Games, Thing A Week

17 121 Jan 3 2018, 09:28 AM
In: Looking for RP?
By: Walter von Richtofen
No New Posts The Archives
Where threads go to die... Or rather, where they go when they're dead... Or just done...
Subforums: Site Wide Plots, Completed Threads, Abandoned Threads

91 1145 Jan 6 2016, 02:24 AM
In: Real Talk
By: Herbert Silverman
No New Posts The Boneyard
Abandoned Character Apps, Plotters, Trackers, etc.
89 152 Nov 15 2015, 05:21 PM
In: stoofies plotter
By: Alexander Bonham

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