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In days distant and ignorantly happy, mankind made many machines to serve him. They were mindless and soulless, empty shells that if overthrown could rise again. Men called those war-machines their Undying Servants, and they were peerless in their might. The Beacon Cataclysm came, and with it, the evil spirits that took root in the Undying. They turned on their masters and caused much mischief and discord. On some worlds, they reigned as lords, on others, they were cast down.

For a long while, the Tarsins and their allies thought the Undying had all been defeated. ButHâlumǎr dispelled that notion when he convinced Sîn-Ǔshurôs VIII to release a legion from their prison in Tarsis's underworld. Sîn-Ǔshurôs paid dearly for this mistake, and Hâlumǎr was able to expand his power and bring other Undying out of hiding. Together, with lesser demons, they destroyed much of Tarsin civilization, and their allied civilizations as well. When Hâlumǎr was destroyed, the demons fled in chaos, but the Undying withdrew in order and cold purposefulness. They split up, some heading back into the Tarsin underworld, some shooting their way past the Savior's great crusader fleet, and vanishing into the ether to strongholds unknown.

There are few named Undying, but the most infamous of those who took a name was Sǎrîshǔ, or Âzîrtǔshǎr as the Tarsins called him, the cruel god-king of Sǎrthîon, who is still worshipped by the Sǎrthîm. Another one of the Undying was featured in the story usually called the Tomb. Confusingly enough, though lesser demons are a separate breed from the Undying, the Undying are still often called demons by the less-finely educated.

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