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  • Ackenzal

    Ackenzal is a large elective monarchy that is home to a variety of languages, ethnic groups and cultures. Historically it has been the site of the final battles of the Rebellion of Man, as well as the former sanctuary of the Anachitis. It is currently …

  • The Vale

    The Vale is a Barony in the hinterlands of Trailfar, officially known as Rykelyik. It is an important trade hub in the north due to the river running through it to the sea, though the Vale itself has poor accessibility by land due to the high mountains …

  • The Char

    The Char is the term used to refer to the region of Ackenzal that was hit by [[The Second Starfall]]. It is primarily in the western portion of the duchy of Ganza. ...page in progress...

  • Wyvar

    _"To tire of Wyvar would be to be tired of life, for walking within that city breathes every sordid joy and poetic pain in our world."_ -from _Travels of a Young Bard_ by [[Charmaine]] *Overview* Wyvar is the capital city of and an Archduchy within …

  • Thassal

    Thassal is a once-powerful and globe-spanning empire that has turned inward since [[The Wombplague]], which rendered all infants born to the descendants of the Thassali empire stillborn. ...page in progress...

  • Helligimark

    Helligimark is a republic in the continent of Esgalgrath populated primarily by the [[Giant | Giants]]. ...page in progress...

  • Lychway

    _And I was, at the foot of the mountain, an ugly crag, wrinkled with the 10,000 poorly carved steps and pocked by catacombs from which poured out the gray mass of draugr, like pus from a boil. A priest once told me that it is the first step that is the …

  • Bay of Gems

    _Light gives the Bay of Gems its name. They gleam in the black depths, specks of cold ruby fire and soft diamond white, like submerged stars, far out of human reach. Their nature is unknown. Some say that they are the wispy souls of the thousand mutineers …

  • The Lesion

    _"The walls of the canyon are the grayish color of corpse-flesh, giving the place the look of a giant wound in the earth long left untreated. The paltry olive-colored grass abandons the struggle for life about ten feet from the edge of the cliffs, where …

  • Dailequrann

    The Dailequrann is the last great Elvish settlement and stunning example of the traditional architecture of interconnected living wood that once characterized the Spring Court. [[File:323874 | class=media-item-align-left | Elvish_architecture.jpg]]

  • Cogumil Forest

    _"The forest, if you can call it that, blooms out of the plains like a skin malady a sailor caught at a house of ill repute. The great mushrooms that compose the forest give the impression that they are the color of flesh by design, and even though they …

  • The Talon at the Falls

    The Talon at the Falls is a fortress situated in The Spellsung Wilds. It is a Nonman ruin, being constructed of some impossibly hard, glass-like stone from which one can see out of as if it were made of smoke trapped in crystal, but from outside appears …

  • The Wispwood

    _"An immortal forest of bobbing lights and soft power, where the dead of the peace keepers lie and new ones are born."_ -from _Travels of a Young Bard_ by [[Charmaine]] The Wispwood is a forest located within the Sanktejo, and a holy site to the …

  • The Maze of Pirditaj

    The Maze of Pirditaj is a holy site located deep within the jungles of Pachiomadio. ...page in progress... [[File:323891 | class=media-item-align-none | Maze_city.jpg]]

  • House of Skies and Waters

    The House of Skies and Waters is the home to the Walking God of the Summer Court, the Lord of Skies and Waters. It is a massive structure, quite possibly the largest thing ever built after the Nonmen where burnt off of Ruengoethe, and the location of …

  • Neverfall

    _"The city of Neverfall. At first I thought it a mirage, just blush-colored light that we would sail through and on to the city. But then there was a swell in my heart, the wind pushed our ship toward Neverfall, and it was true. I could walk in that light …

  • The Nascent Keep

    The Nascent Keep is the stronghold in which the majority of [[Phylactery | phylacteries]] are protected and the headquarters of the [[Tunba Azsiskari | Tunba Azsiskari]]. The keep is famously unfinished, having been attacked from the very beginning of its …

  • Sunsong Keep

    The Sunsong Keep was the seat of power of the [[Elf | Spring Court]] and home to the [[Walking Gods | Lady of Blossoms]] and the Heart Tree that sustained her. The Heart Tree remains there, with the petrified body of the Walking God stuck to it with the …

  • Ejdaquru

    _"I know not how it is elsewhere, but here, in Ejdaquru, the country of my mother, poetry is a healing thing, and the Scheznyk, have not lost the gift of being able to drink of it and find the warmth of words. The Scheznyk kill for poetry, they fight …

  • Nyumban

    Nyumban is one of the largest cities of [[Thassal]], as well as the home of the [[Library of Thassal]]. It is located in the north-west of the nation, a gray, rainy portion of the country. ...page in progress... [[File:325162 | class=media-item- …

  • Sarissa's Peak

    Sarissa's Peak is an uncommonly tall mountain, some claim the tallest in the world, and the site of one of the few known [[Heddleway]]s. The mountain is located in the [[Taring]] territories, and is not known to have ever been successfully scaled. …

  • Haseer

    Haseer is the capital and largest city of [[Apsara]], home of the Autumn Court. ...page in progress...

  • The Spellsung Wilds

    _"These wilds do not tolerate any infirmity of knot or flesh. Show your frailty, and it will swallow you and see your bones in its shit."_ -from Lord-Captain Thurin of [[The Talon at the Falls | The Talon at the Falls]] [[File:325209 | class=media- …

  • Lypra Haveno

    [[File:325239 | class=media-item-align-none | Narrow_streets.jpg]] Lypra Haveno, or "The Free Ports," is a collection of independent city-states on the northern shores of [[Cairnaythiel]]. The city-states share no common government, but do fall under …

  • Rise

    _"By day it is filled with boat traffic, and each boat is painted with bright colors, blues and reds and yellows. The people here have names for every kind of boat, some distinguished by details so nuanced I could not see them no matter how much my guide …

  • Rise

    _"By day it is filled with boat traffic, and each boat is painted with bright colors, blues and reds and yellows. The people here have names for every kind of boat, some distinguished by details so nuanced I could not see them no matter how much my guide …

  • The Radiant Empire

    The Radiant Empire is a large, cohesive nation extending over large territory in the western continent. It covers a large variety of biomes, from deserts to grassy plains to rugged hills. Though not in possession of a very notable navy, it is …

  • Leovigild

    _"We may be poor, but we have our trees. This is good enough for most of us."_ -from Iris, a Gilder peasant Leovigild is an island nation off the coast of [[Ackenzal]]. It is a principality of Ackenzal, having more independent governance than the …

  • Khanjivorum

    Khanjivorum, or "The Holy Isle," is the central point of reference of [[ascendant-church | The Ascendant Church]] and home of the Grand Cleric and the holding place of most of the important relics. It lies of the coast of Cairnaythiel, governing the …

  • Sanktejo

    Sanktejo is the island home of the [[Conservator | Conservators]] and the diplomatic center of the fae courts. ...page in progress...

  • Cairnaythiel

    [[File:326226 | class=media-item-align-none | Jungle.png]] Cairnaythiel is a continent south of Ackenzal characterized by its vast jungles in the northern regions and scrubby grasslands to the south. The northern coastline is an especially verdant …

  • Chancetarn

    _"Smoke from pipes and cigars filled with arcane herbs of varied potency and effects hung in the chance house's air. People with wealth greater than some of the city-states of Lypra Haveno sat at gaming tables for half a day, ordering a trickling river of …

  • Northreach

    Northreach is a small kingdom in the far north of [[Esgalgrath]] that suffered minimal effects of [[The First Starfall]]. It is a land with a mountainous south and marshy north, and the kingdom is characterized by its hot springs, rugged farmland, and …

  • The Delve

    _"It is always the cave you fear to enter that holds the treasure you seek."_ -Delver proverb [[File:326891 | class=media-item-align-none | Delve_2.jpg]] The Delve is a massive underground system and biome, constructed originally by the Nonmen and …

  • Myeungesung

    Myeungesung is a small nation in the Western continent. The country, which is composed of swampland, rice paddies, and some beautiful coastline, is not considered a major power in Ruengoethe currently, but at one point was the home of a great army that …

  • Apsar

    Apsar is the home of the Autumn Court, located in the southern portion of the Western Continent. It is a very fertile and well-developed region which has managed to give its people great wealth despite its lack of valuable minerals or Nonman relics. …

  • Andyton

    The Andyton is a temple built for the worship of a Vestige, whose followers dominated some of the mountains of Northreach for a time following the first starfall. ...page in progress...