In Book #1 - Ogygia, the first chapter opens on the the Realm Ayrle. Bret spent some time in the world leading up to this point. As a bonus for site members, I'm sharing a series of unedited, short clips.
When the original realms fashioned the Eschatos Diagram, they employed four even more primitive and powerful tools to do so. Like needles to a weave, the four objects became that wove the fabric of the Eschatos Diagram out of the endless ocean that is Oikumene. After fashioning the Eschatos Diagram,
One of the core figures in the Eschatos Diagram is the Paradigms. One becomes a Paradigm when a realm assigns them the authority to act as a proxy for the Realm. The Paradigm becomes, in effect, an extension of the Realm. This is good and bad. A Paradigm is powerful,
Ayrle, the first realm introduced to us in the Eschatos Diagram series. Here, Bret Byrne, the main character is pulled into a battle ...
One of the readers on the discord I run asked what the name of the very first realm featured in Chapter One was called. A good question, indeed, given I never name it in the book. The name of that realm is "Ayrle" and the world is known as Koabi.