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  • Tauria

    A small town, once more prosperous but now rather decayed, lying some 13 miles north of [[Yel Arai]], across the [[Toral River]] from the city. Comprised mainly of [[dragonborn]], [[alfar]] and occasional [[orcs]], but with many refugees from the …

  • Yel Arai

    A fortress city with high walls and narrow streets, wedged between the [[Toral River]] and the [[Arai River]]. With a population of close to 20,000, Yel Arai is the largest city in western [[Amara]], and has long been a bulwark against invasion or …

  • Viir

    A maritime city state based on an island at the northen verge of the [[Sea of Stars]]. A maze of narrow streets and low buildings rising up to the Council Hall atop the low peak of the island of Viir, the city is densely populated and has perhaps as many …

  • Oriel

    First city of the [[Starbreed]], and long an opponent of tyranny of any sort. Currently opposed strongly to all the [[Vicars]], but mostly to the [[Great King]]. The city of Oriel is small and walled with tall flat-roofed buildings. At night the people …

  • Amara

    Capitol of the Duchy of Amara and seat of the [[Duke of Amara]]. This smallish city was long ago only a middling outpost of the [[Dragon Empire]]. As the Imperial power declined the city became a haven for slightly dangerous and daring elements; a bit …

  • Shizan

    Island colony of [[Viir]], once an independant nation but reduced to client status three hundred years ago and fully colonized over the last century. The native Shizani are dwindling in numbers, sorrowful over their loss of freedom and the fact that they …

  • Ullien Kail

    Once the second city of the [[Dragon Empire]], and the greatest of its ports, Ullien Kail has a long and storied history of brilliant admirals, daring sea battles and bold exploration. It was here, so the stories report, that the fleet led by the [[Seven …

  • Voron

    Sturdy, well-fortified colony of [[Viir]], situated on the west shore of the [[Sea of Stars]]. Voron is the main trading post for Viir on the [[Raider's Coast]], and as such is well-garrisoned with both soldiers and sailors. The people are friendly but …

  • Chan

    Once a vast city, center of the [[Chan Empire]], but now greatly reduced. Some even argue that the modern city of Chan is not on the same location as the ancient city of Chan, and certainly the whole area around the city, on both sides of the [[Cobalt …

  • Susteen

    Long ago, Susteen was a small walled town atop a hill, independent but weak. It was taken by the growing might of the [[Chan Empire]] many centuries ago, and made into the regional capitol by the Chan of the time. At the close of that Empire, the last …

  • Hodon

    Located at the southern edge of the [[Plains of Chan]] where the [[Cobalt River]] empties into the [[Sea of Stars]], Hodon has long been a major port city. It was established long ago by the rulers of the [[Chan Empire]] to explore and trade with the …

  • Sylea

    An [[alfar]] city founded during the [[First Veiling]]. Sylea was the very first alfar settlement on [[Afyon]], built on the outskirts of the [[kobold]] lands around the [[Inner Sea]]. For many years the city grew and thrived under the guidance of [[ …

  • Rhodain

    The great city of the [[elves]], located in the west of [[Afyon]]. [[Rhodain]] was founded by elves looking to venture further afield of the [[Fae Veil]], and quickly established itself as an independent settlement from the first [[alfar]] city at [[ …

  • Boran

    Seat of the least of the [[kobold]] kings, nad capitol of a small realm on the northeast shore of the [[Inner Sea]]. Boran is an ancient stone city, built to the small scale comfortable to the kobolds. Larger races tend to find the city uncomfortably …

  • Suzaine

    The port city of the kingdom of [[Rhodain]], inhabited mainly by [[elves]]. The city is located on the shore, in a strip of land along the [[Sunset Water]] where the forest does not reach down to the sea. It is, like most elven cities, uncrowded, and …

  • Tarn

    A city in the [[Plains of Chan]] built on the south shore of the [[Tarn River]], with a mixed population of [[dwarves]], [[tieflings]], [[goblins]], and [[alfar]]. [[Hobgoblins]] and [[bugbears]] are frowned upon in Tarn, where the goblins long ago set …

  • Lughan

    The chiefmost city of [[dwarves]] in [[Afyon]]. For long an independent realm, Lughan is a city of strong stone and metal, with many smaller associated towns in the mining country of the [[Black Mountains]]. But of them all Lughan was the crown and …

  • Dun Astarte

    Once a city of [[hobgoblins]], with an elite army of [[bugbears]] and goblin field workers to feed them, this proud citadel was called simply Astarte and rivalled Chan and Carnelian as the greatest city of the early [[Plains of Chan]]. It was here that …

  • Wildwood

    An [[alfar]] city located in the [[Wild Wood]]. Wildwood the city was founded only in the last three hundred years; the [[Second Veiling]] produced a goodly number of small [[Fae Veil]]s in the Wildwood, not like the powerful, larger Veils which appeared …

  • Carnelian

    Capitol of the [[Great Kingdom]], seat of the [[Great King]], and home of the [[Matriarch]]. The city of Carnelian is one of the oldest in the world, perhaps as old as [[Chan]], though there is some contention on that topic. In ages long past, the first …

  • Kydon Kail

    The largest city on the continent of [[Afyon]], seat of the [[Dragon Emperor]] in his decaying splendor. Seat also of one of the [[Fae]] [[Vicars]], who never formally declared as one of the [[Warlock Kings]] but still, for much of the last seventy years …

  • Dalian

    A city on the edge of the desert, Dalian looks ever inward. The furthest southern colony of the [[Dragon Empire]], Dalian was once their western port city, base of the 3rd Navy which was meant to keep the [[Sea of Stars]] open to the [[dragonborn]]. But …

  • Mephis

    The largest orc settlement in [[Afyon]], and the greatest city of the [[Northern Wastes]]. Mephis was once the home of the White Dragon, one of the [[Seven Dragons]], and around the beast's lair grew a small settlement even in the harsh climate of the …

  • City of Night

    A cold, hidden town in the vast [[Northern Wastes]], sometimes called Noctis. The city is centered on the Observatory, a massive structure that is home to the Vicar of the City of Night, an elderly orc who was the apprentice, long ago, of the original [[ …

  • Coriole

    The second city of the [[Starbreed]], Coriole is located on the shores of the [[Sea of Stars]] where the [[Dakayis River]] flows into the water. Originally built as a frontier post to secure the border of Oriel with the [[Dragon Empire]], as the latter …

  • Lucent

    A small trade city, originally part of the elf kingdom of [[Rhodain]], and later part of the [[Sylean Empire]]. When Rhodain and [[Sylea]] obtained different [[Vicars]], Lucent was able to slip free from the grasp of both, and a generation later obtained …

  • Dun Lugail

    Forest city located in the huge [[Lugail Wood]] on the edge of the [[Plains of Chan]]. While there had been small settlements of the goblinoid races and of [[dwarves]] in the wood since time immemorial, and [[elves]] had come there after the [[First …

  • Fallen Oak

    Located in the east of [[Afyon]], at the meeting of the [[Garnor River]] and the [[Dorianath River]], Fallen Oak is not so much a city as a sacred site. During the [[Second Veiling]], a massive Fae oak, some two hundred feet high, was shifted into the …

  • Dorian Tal

    The former northern capitol of the [[Dragon Empire]], and now a city held by human overlords. Dorian Tal is the last major harbor in the north of the world, and in the summer enjoys a pleasant climate, though the winters can be very cold indeed. Because …

  • Northren

    A ramshackle town most notable for the gold mines in the vicinity, which are the only reason for the place's existance. Founded during the time of the [[Sylean Empire]] by [[Alfar]] keen to gather up the rumored gold of the region, the area soon …

  • Ek Acail

    Chiefmost city of the [[kobold]]s, founded in the misty past of the world. Ek Acail means, the little lizard folk claim, "First Home", and they say it was the first place they took from the dwarves when they came from the across the [[Sunset Water]] to …

  • Zaros

    The most southern city of the [[kobold]]s, Zaros is openly ruled by its Warlock King. Engaged in near constant war with the [[Sylea]]n daughter cities of [[Ghudan]] and [[Gerne]], Zaros is not a lovely city, but rather, a strong one. It looms on a stony …

  • Gerne

    A daughter city of [[Sylea]] founded between the [[First Veiling]] and the [[Second Veiling]], but lying itself outside of any [[Fae Veil]]. The city is part of the overall hegemony which Sylea heads. Gerne is ruled by its Elector, a now-hereditary …

  • Ghudan

    City at the north end of the [[Hereson]], on the [[Inner Sea]]. Ghudan is a mainly [[eladrin]] city, though [[elves]] are found here as well, and exists on the periphary of the great [[Fae Veil]] that surrounds [[Sylea]]. It was founded seven centuries …