The Colonies of Tegryon
When the colonists arrived tracts of the land they found were barren and wasted. They could make nothing grow there and they whispered among themselves of strange happenings in the night, hushed stories told of people waking in strange places with blood in their mouths. All of these were dismissed by later colonists but the superstition remained and the Blighted areas just became something to be avoided.
No accurate maps have ever been produced of the Blighted lands and again vague stories attribute this appearance of new Blight or old areas being redeemed. No attempt has been made to study the Blight by the colonists their attitude has been one of resigned acceptance and the abundance of available land has made it a rather needless question.