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Capital of the Rocen Kingdom. Located to the east, its long independence has fostered a unique culture and architecture. However, it was recently forced into vassalage by the Dyneskal Empire, and is struggling against powerful Dyneskal influence. Due to a lack of arable land, Rocen relies on trade to obtain food supplies. Since being vassalized, Dyneskal authorities strictly monitor all trade in and out of the kingdom. Dyneskal has recently started using Rocen as a ground for officer and mercenary recruitment.
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Capital of the Rostorl Kingdom. At the center stands the giant Millennia Tree. Upon its bark is inscribed the Kingdom Charter. With over ninety percent of the population made up of humans, it is difficult for those of other races to dwell within. Outside the regal noble residence district, lie the commoner and slum districts. Severely segmented into classes, it is not uncommon for nobles to extort and take advantage of the lower classes. There is no formal defense force for those of the commoner class, so the commoners have taken it upon themselves to organize their own citizen militia. It is a widely held belief amongst them that only one can protect one’s self.
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53. Sacred Mountain Tor
The tallest mountain on Vyashion. Famous for the temple of the Sky God, Nothune, located upon it. This holy place of Nothune is the goal of many pilgrims wishing to visit the mountain once in their lives. However, large numbers of monsters in the area have increased the need for adventurer escort. The „Throne of the War God“, dedicated to Solius is located upon the mountain’s summit. It is unclear when it was constructed however.
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54. Sea of Sorrows
The sea to the west of Vyashion, famous for its temperamental weather. Home to a number of islands, it is not uncommon for ships to be crushed upon the rocks before reaching their destination. Many ship crews use these seas to test their skill. Ships are sometimes thrown onto the cliffs below the Wind Blossom Forest, but there are many which are crushed and sunk beneath the waves.
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55. Sea of Trees
An extremely deep and thick forest, home of the elves. Still unspoilt from human interference, the very thick groves of giant trees make it difficult for adventurers to enter the forest. During poor weather, a thick mist forms, severely degrading visibility. Large numbers of elves still make their home in this forest, but due to their severe xenophobia, sightings of them are very rare.
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A place to purchase equippable items. Located in most cities on the continent.
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Present in all things, the soul greatly influences whomever it inhabits. According to myth, the God of Destruction, Wulg, was in love with a human girl, Sistena. But Sistena was killed and her body torn asunder by some hateful humans. Sistena’s spirit became a star and her gracious nature became manifest, scattering to the land below to inhabit all living things.
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58. Sunken Temple
A temple submerged in the lake surrounding Aquirus. The Water God’s blessing ensures it remains intact. Sights such as an artificial waterfall can be found inside. Being under the lake’s surface, the sun shining through the water creates a mysterious light throughout the temple. Once a place that travelers to Aquirus would visit, since Dyneskal’s attempted invasion, it has become infested with monsters.
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An establishment found in all cities. Various information can be gained from the tavern’s barkeep and patrons. There are those who approach heroic looking adventurers with special requests. Utilized as a restaurant as well. Active all throughout the day.
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60. The Arena
The continent’s largest entertainment complex, located in Liberdam. Many visitors from all over the continent journey here to witness the spectacle. Hopeful youths wishing to be the next champion gather here to hone their abilities. Spectators are able to bet on the Arena matches. Wagers are made according to rank. While rare, the occasional fixed match scandal is discovered and the offending fighter is forced out in disgrace. In addition to regular matches, merchant-funded special high profile matches are arranged against popular fighters, resulting in a frenzy for Arena seats.
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