TOS Verse

Existence with a Capital “E”

Existence with the capital “E” is the greater universe of the Tales of the Stars. The Tales of the Stars Universe, or TOS Verse encompasses all the series that take place in Existence. This includes the current titles The Tales of the Stars, The Captains, and Universal Deliveries. We fully expect to continue expanding the series that take place within this universe.

Background of the Universe

Long ago Existence was faced with a catastrophe known only as the Uncreation. No one knows what caused this event, but it led to the destruction of many worlds, and thus many civilizations. It seemed the Uncreation could not be stopped. At this time Immortals allied themselves with Mortals, using all their magic and might in an attempt to resist the Uncreation.

The Fall of the Stars Animation by Dimotion Studios

Nothing was able to resist its advance. During this time there were five golden worlds on which the Immortals dwelled. Two of them were lost to the Uncreation, and countless worlds of Mortals faded into the darkness. When all seemed lost, a blazing light like nothing Existence had known burst forth amidst the darkness of the Uncreation.

The Stars had come to be, and all was saved! There was a time of bliss, and the Immortals lived side by side with the gods they had craved. And the time with the Stars was sweet. The remaining Immortals, in time, learned to live with the loss of the Uncreation. They grew close to the Stars and learned from them of Forever, the place beyond Existence.

Poster design called the Time of Bliss. Art by JP Torres. Depicts Ra'Laar and Sol'Polara before the Fall of the Stars.
The Time of Bliss art by JP Torres

However, all things must come to balance. The power of the Stars being unnatural to Existence began to have unnatural effects on Existence. And being fully existent took its toll on the Stars. Finding themselves cut off from the other Stars that held their place as keepers of the way between, the Stars in Existence departed from the Immortals they had grown to love. Only to return as the Cosmic Dragons. Setting the stage for the arrival of Tol’Asha and the ultimate battle for Existence.

More About Existence

For more information on the individual characters of the TOS Verse click below!

The Voice that Speaks it So

The Voice is a mysterious power in the Tales of the Stars universe.  Rarely encountered, though often invoked, the Voice’s motives are unknown, but its actions have Existence-wide impacts. It has the power to literally speak it so.

The Uncreation

The Uncreation is an event that predates the Tales of the Stars series.  No one knows why it happened… The first domino to fall in a series of events that will change Existence forever.

The Stars

The Stars are powerful beings, keepers of the path between Existence and what lies beyond. They bond their power to Tol’Asha and name her their champion in the battle against the Cosmic Dragons.

Cosmic Dragons

During the Uncreation some Stars crossed over into Existence to aid the sentient beings of the universe.  In doing so they abandoned their duty, an act that would have unforeseen consequences.

Immortals

Immortals are unique beings. They exhibit a wide range of powers and appearances.  Immortals are not warriors necessarily. Many of their powers are mystical as opposed to militant. Once the inhabitants of the golden worlds, now they are scattered across Existence.

The Space Way

The Space Way is simply the part of Existence where the mortal races have managed to travel.  The Space Way is ever-expanding as the mortals do, and is currently ruled by the Salisatyr Empire.

The Space Way Pirates

The Space Way Pirates are the first of the mortal races that Tol’Asha encounters. Wanderers of the Space Way, these beings stick to a code, however risky some of their adventures. Currently led by Captain Bala Assata they seek a homeland of their own and an end to their wanderlust.

The Salsatyr Empire

The Salsatyr are a race of clones that rule over the Space Way. Originally, they were cloned to be slaves for an advance humanoid race. After overthrowing their masters, they led a war against the other races of the Space Way. This led ultimately to the Treaty of Conquest, and the establishment of the Salsatyr Empire which has reigned over the Space Way for around 300 years.

Still Want More?

Begin the journey into a brand new Existence and be forever changed! Don’t miss the great stories and amazing comic book illustrations that these indie comic titles can provide. Check back frequently for updates as Issue 4 is underway.

There are currently three issues of the Tales of the Stars available at CnSComics. Tol’Asha of the Stars, and Tol’Asha and the Trial of the Hoarder, and Tol’Asha and the Space Way Pirates. Begin the journey today. Check out our animated adventure. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for more updates.

The battle for Existence all depends on possession of the vessel. But are Tol’Asha and her allies prepared to take on the Cosmic Dragons? Find out today!

Ra'Laar the Hoarder. Character art by JP Torres.
Ra’Laar the Hoarder
Cosmic Battle Armor Tol'Asha character design by Aaron Mcmillian colored by Russ Casseday
Cosmic Battle Armor Tol’Asha
Helkn the Cold, also called Sol'Polara. Character art by JP Torres.
Helkn the Cold

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