21. Dyneskal Army Headquarters
The military headquarters for the Dyneskal war machine, located in Ancient. Administers missions to army officers and chosen mercenaries. Due to its position at the front of Ancient Castle, most people choose not to get too close.
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22. Dyneskal Empire
A despotic empire sprawled across the northern half of Vyashion. Based in the capital, Ancient, Dyneskal is experiencing an unprecedented period of strength and prosperity. Founded in the Eight Century, a few generations passed until the great Empereror Langaster expanded Dyneskal to encompass over half the continent. However, the Seven Dragon Knights of Rostorl managed to kill Langaster and prevent Dyneskal’s triumph over the continent. Since then, Dyneskal and Rostorl have maintained a fragile stalemate. After his ascension, the current Emperor, Balor, proclaimed an end to the class system and insisted that ability, not blood should be the worth of a person. Such revolutionary ideas reverberated violently throughout the nobles of Dyneskal. They attempted to assassinate Balor, but Balor’s wife, Cathreon, interferes and becomes the victim.
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Fay spirits, led by the one known only as „Quidarrow“. The second most populous race next to humans. Naturally skilled with magic, they possess extremely long life spans. Usually not very sociable, living seclusively in forests all over Vyashion. However, some do occasionally leave the forests for adventures. They believe themselves to be the superior race, elves have a penchant for arrogance toward other races. They especially dislikes dwarves. Occasionally, the elves that leave the forest change their attitudes and mix with other races, resulting in half-elves.
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An island city-state located to the far southeast. After the destruction of the Magic Kingdom of Ladras, Ayya, the shrine maiden of the Wind God, crossed the ocean and founded the city. Through some kind of magical reincarnation, Ayya passes her appearance and memories to her magically created daughter and has ruled Elz since its founding. It is widely believed that because of Ayya’s clairvoyance, Elz has been able to avoid all crises that might have struck. As such, even though Ayya rarely shows herself, the citizens of Elz hold much respect for her. However, since Elz relies on sea trade, an increase in pirate activity is taking its toll on the city.
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25. Eris‘ Residence
Queen Eris‘ private residence in the capital of Rostorl. Although in Rostorl, women do not typically act on the political stage, Eris has skillfully managed to gain much political control and influence behind the scenes. She has created an extensive intelligence network known as „Eris‘ Jewels“.
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26. Fire Dragon Mountain
A volcano to the north of Ulkarne. Because of scattered rivers of flowing magma and occasional geysers of scalding natural gas, those attempting to challenge the mountain should be well prepared. The magma river flowing near the mouth of the summit crater is said to have superb blacksmithing qualities and its importance is widely recognized by smiths.
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27. Forgotten Forest
A small, verdant forest outside of Liberdam. Located deep inside is the house that Areus‘ mother and brother live in after fleeing from Balor. Leticia has cast a protective spell over the forest, effectively hiding it from wandering eyes.
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28. Front of Liberdam Tavern
A small courtyard outside Liberdam Tavern. Sometimes used as a marketplace, it is quite busy. When night comes, it becomes a loitering ground of drunken patrons with the occasional fight. However such sights are common and it seems that people gather here for the chance to witness such brawls.
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29. Fugo Estate
The owners of Vyashion’s largest merchant conglomerate, Mr. and Mrs. Fugo, live here in their private residence in Liberdam. Inside is an amazingly extravagant array of amusement facilities. Only those that are invited by the Fugos are allowed inside.
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The common currency of Vyashion. The dwarven king, Drenga, first developed the currency system and the great goldsmith, Galli, made the first prototype coins. Even today, gea is minted and managed by the dwarves. Their precision and attention to detail is required for maintaining stability in the market as well as keeping counterfeits out of circulation.
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