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  • The Steadfast

    The Steadfast - a collection of kingdoms and principalities with little in common except for a unifying religion. This religion, called by its adherents The Order of Truth (and by all else as the Amber Papacy), reveres the past and the knowledge of the …

  • Navarene

    *Capital*: Charmonde. *Ruler*: Queen Armalu. *Population*: 1.5 million. Large, wealthy nation bordering on the Cloudcrystal Skyfields of the Beyond. Known for farmers and herders. Contains the Westwood, a massive forest. Contains the Amber …

  • Charmonde

    *Population*: 95000 The second largest city in Navarene and the kingdom’s capitol, Charmonde is a place of great beauty and art – and great inequality. From it’s marble statues and columns to the soaring, arched bridges which cross the Jerribost river, …

  • Sea Kingdom of Ghan

    Pronounced like “gone”. *Capital*: The City of Bridges. *Ruler*: King Laird. *Population*: 1 million. A peaceful, trading nation known for its seafaring and large herd animals. The female-dominated merchant fleet of Ghan is controlled …

  • Draolis

    *Capital*: Qi. *Ruler*: Council of Spheres. *Population*: 2.5 million. The wealthiest and most populous nation in the Steadfast. Ruled by a council of wealthy plutocrats. A major military power with a force that rivals that of Navarene. Its …

  • Malevich

    *Capital*: Thiest. *Ruler*: King Yorvic (Regent Ellabon). *Population*: 1.2 million. Recently ruled by several warlords, Malevich is somewhat quieter now, as the current king is only three years old. The nation borders a massive gash in the …

  • Thaemor

    *Capital*: Auspar. *Ruler*: Holiva the First. *Population*: 900,000. Two generations ago the small kingdom of Thaemor was fought over by Navarene, Draolis, and Malevich, but now it is a bit of a joke. Small but fertile land with hard working …

  • Iscobal

    *Capital*: Mulen. *Ruler*: King Noren ti Kalloban. *Population*: 1 million. In the grip of courtly intrigue bordering on civil war, the nation is tearing itself apart. The king only recently survived an assassination attempt. The people are …

  • Pytharon Empire

    *Capital*: Rarmon. *Ruler*: Challadien III. *Population*: 2 million. Once a much larger nation, the empire collapsed about a hundred years ago. The last ruler, the aunt of the current one, reestablished imperial rule in the name of …

  • Milave

    *Capital*: Orrila. *Ruler*: The Milave Council. *Population*: 900,000. Once a part of the Pytharon Empire, now a confederation of small noble states and republics. Most people are farmers of food and a mild drug called ghianche. _Credit …

  • Ancuan

    *Capital*: Glavis. *Ruler*: King Asour-Mantir. *Population*: 1.5 million. A large, fertile nation plagued by pirates and bandits. The people are largely independent, relying on the king for very little. Contains Scorpion’s Reach, a …

  • Druissi

    A small town in The Black Riage built upon the buried hulk of an ancient, unknown structure. Heat rises constantly from the synth and steel hulk year-round, warming homes, cooking food, and saving lives during the winter. A small religious group - the …

  • Legrash

    A mud-soaked, flea infested town (pop. 500) of dirty hovels which, due to its location in Tremble Pass, is a common stopover for pilgrims on the Wandering Walk.

  • Hellwich

    A small hamlet of 50 farmers nestled on the Steadfast side of the Black Riage mountains. The hamlet is fairly typical year-round except for three months of summer where a large flightless bird, the [[Rurang]], nests in the cliffs overlooking the town. The …

  • Rurang

    A flightless bird that grows up to 4' in height. They are generally docile but have a vicious bite and can be very territorial in mating season. Although flightless, they somehow migrate across the Black Riage mountains each year. No one is as yet certain …

  • Miren

    Born in the village of [[Corebere | Corebere]], Miren was childhood friends with [[:vesh-1 | Vesh]]. He had just turned an adult when, in unusual circumstances, he was taken to the [[The Steadfast | Steadfast]] to become an Aeon Priest. Vesh has not seen …

  • Lorax

    A mysterious woman from the [[The Steadfast | Steadfast]]. Part Rogue, part tradesman's daughter, part noble, part vagabond. Who knows the truth? She is somehow connected to [[:nor-retton | Nor Retton]].

  • Nor Retton

    Leader of the large thieves clan The Ice Hand - who operate out of Harmuth and Uxphon - Nor is a man of extremes. At one moment laughing and loving, the next cold, dangerous and murderous. He is unforgiving and merciless, but also shrewd and calculating. …

  • Diarlian Bas

    Born in Sal Hal in [[Malevich | Malevich]]. Diarlian served as an apprentice for a nano sorcerer, respected and feared by his community. Diarlian now bears his mark. Diarlian moved to the [[The Beyond | Beyond]], to [[Cylion Basin | Cylion Basin]], …

  • Geirn Bas

    OIder brother of [[:diarlian-bas | Diarlian Bas]]. Geirn is a good honorable man with strong ties to the local community. Due to his foresight and steady investments, Geirn is one of the wealthier residents of [[Druissi | Druissi]].