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  • Zounds, some Ziggurats!

    After a long, arduous journey, the party finally arrived at the shrine on the slops of Mount Syakhl. Nobody (Arkalian, at least) appears to have got here yet. Radomir revealed he'd been here before, the place seemed to be haunted, and most of the …

  • Cyraean Republic

    [Map: Purple borders; Allies are NUMBERED, Provinces have a 'C'] The International Revolutionary Working People's Republic (or more simply, the Cyraean Republic) is a recent arrival on the global scene, having overthrown the Cyraean Duchies and …

  • Uruk

    *Race Play Stats:* [[Alignment- Magic and Nature | *Alignment*: Nature]] *Aspects*: 1 Supernatural Fire *Trait*: Bloodlust – Uruk gain double an opponent's APL in karma when they personally fell an opponent in combat (normally, races gain 1x opponent …

  • Urakan

    Urakan is the Overdeity of the Uruk pantheon, and most Uruk in Taan worship him either directly or indirectly. According to scriptures, Taan (or rather, the universe) was created by a deity called Varkin; Varkin allowed other gods in the plane of …

  • League of Transarbina

    [Map note: Transarbinan League members have pale green borders] A mutual defence pact that's endured for hundreds of years; the League of Transarbina is the latest incarnation of the political entity that began as the Arbina Alliance, 11 centuries …

  • Treaty of Grelda

    The Treaty of Grelda in 927EI was the single largest turning point in Elven-Uruk relations in the full history of Taan. The Elves, shortly after first contact with the Uruk, sent delegates to a major naval confrontation between the Empire and the …

  • Arkalia

    [[File:522587 | class=media-item-align-none | New_Urgen___Environs.jpg]] The nation of Arkalia is number 24 on the map. Arkalia, technically a monarchy, is an anarchic, lawless failed state, the world's largest by far. Previously a wealthy but …

  • New Urgen

    [[File:522587 | class=media-item-align-none | New_Urgen___Environs.jpg]] https://dark-phoenix.obsidianportal.com/maps/72955 The nation of New Urgen is number 25 on the map. New Urgen is an unaligned, highly conservative monarchy with strong …

  • Prismatic Circle

    The Prismatic Circle are the unelected ruling council of the island nation of Korakova. Their magery is based on hereditary family lineages, named after colours. There are ten members of the circle itself; and ten times that number in apprentices and …

  • Solarianism

    Solarianism is a peculiar North Encyronian cult, with two versions of their founding tale that both agree that the cult arose around 550EI: one account backed by historical evidence, the other written in scripture. The Tablets of the Sun say …

  • Korakova

    The island nation of Korakova has a long and chequered history; it was founded in 200EI, by far the earliest true settlement in North Encyron, and it was founded explicitly as an independent nation - unlike all other Encryonian colonisation, which began …

  • Sladava

    Sladava is a micro-nation, made up of an alliance of small islands who've banded together for protection against larger nations; the trouble is, there is little on the islands worth taking, which has been a far bigger factor in their independence. …

  • Morgrovia

    Morgrovia is a democratic republic in which all landowning men over the age of 25 are permitted to vote in open ballots. As a result, their government is significantly and notably fairer and more effective than most others of North Encyron. Morgrovia …

  • Trynsham

    *Trynsham is the game's starting location.* The small town of Trynsham nestles in the Taryan Valley, and has long been a stopping point through the passes to [[Shephame | Shephame]]. Despite this, its population has always been small – the valley’s …

  • Shephame

    Three decades ago, Shephame was a small and remote agricultural town whose roads were so poor many inhabitants had never travelled beyond the large, long valley that Shephame – whose old colonial name literally translated as “Home of the Sheep” – occupied …

  • Rastok

    New Urgen’s second city, Rastok resides on a high plateau and is called the ‘gateway to the mountains’; most roads and a growing number of key rail lines travel through it. Rastok, too, is industrialising rapidly; royally-sponsored industries making …

  • Arcnalia (Capital)

    Arcnalia is the capital of New Urgen, and is named after the ancient explorer and Talrasi priest Marius Arcanius, who first visited these shores and mapped them in detail – the same explorer that the neighbouring Arkalia took its name from as well. The …

  • Talras Guilder

    [[Talras Guilder | Talras Guilder]] Talras began life in one of the nomad bands that roamed Cis-Arbina in the years shortly before Kagan Agastin's conversion, and the beginning of the long road to the founding of the Sacred Empire. The bookish, …

  • Lord Tomaz Apargopolous

    Lord Tomaz Apargopolous, wo has just turned 71 as at 1932EI, was born in the village of Trynsham, in the family home; heir to a vast tract of nearly worthless mountainous land of impassable cliffs, snowy peaks, and rocky slopes that even sheep and goats …

  • Radomir Zheng

    Radomir Zheng, although a scion of the Zheng-Kovakevic industrialist family, is more well known amongst those interested in exploration and discovery. He has taken part in a number of expeditions both within and beyond the borders laid out in the Treaty …

  • Jaxar

    Jaxar is from the Empire. He travels with his pet dog Cano. Jaxar's parents died when he was a child and he joined the navy when he was young. He is now retired.

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