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  • Cities of the Empire

    h3. Major Cities * [[Bretharkis]], the Imperial capital. * [[Feneris]], the northern capital. ** _Locations of Interest, within Feneris:_ [[The Great Temple of Pelor]]. h3. Minor Cities Due to their large number, the following cities have been …

  • Bretharkis

    The southern capital of the [[Empire of the Dwarves]], situated in the [[Dwarf Home Inlet]]. Bretharkis, despite being a coastal port city, is decidedly traditional dwarf in architecture and feel. It has huge, imposing 40 foot thick walls with bulwarks …

  • Respite

    The original settlement of Respite was founded by refugee elves following the sacking of the [[Elven Magocracy]]. The original settlement was in a secluded valley and was a welcome place of safety from the ravages of [[Nophkeh the Demon Warlock]]. …

  • Trolskjor

    Trolskjor was built on the ruins of an [[Elven Magocracy]] era town. It has high, strong walls to defend against ogre raids and the citizenry all train in the use of spears and crossbows. [[:lord-elim-slatebeard | Count Elim Slatebeard]] is the local …

  • Trayal

    Trayal is named for the great event that earned the [[Traitor's Plain | Traitor's Plain]] its name: the betrayal and assassination of [[Nophkeh the Demon Warlock]]. Originally, during the time of [[Lands of the Warlords]], this city was a small town …

  • Votharkis

    This is the *sea wyrm* oil capital of the world, or so the dwarves of Votharkis claim. For generations the sailors of Votharkis have made the city wealthy beyond measure by bringing in the mighty, yet exceedingly dangerous, *sea wyrms* and harvesting …

  • Lanarell

    Lanarell is the centre of the wool trade in the northern Empire. A great trade market is held once a year in the low fields surrounding the city; farmers and merchants come to buy and sell wool and livestock, while others come to trade a variety of goods …

  • Lymtharkis

    Lymtharkis rests on the shores of the *Lake of Harmony*, which forms as the majestic *Crystal Falls* come cascading down out of the [[Whistling Mountains]]. For centuries, this idyllic city has prospered from horse trading, with the [[Horse-Men | horse- …

  • Nornskar

    Nornskar was a small fishing village until about 40 years ago, which all changed when Edris Mallin discovered that *rock seals* were as good a source of oil as the dangerous *sea wyrms*. With *rock seals* being very populous around Nornskar, Mallin soon …

  • Chadras

    The city of Chadras has grown up around the small independent trade village that hosted the [[Council of Chadras]]. Since those days, the town (and then city) has become known as a centre of learning and now boasts the two largest colleges in the [[Empire …

  • Havris

    Havris, the City of Colours, so called for the large number of dyes and dyers that call this city home. Gatherers and traders come out of the [[Horned Hills]] and the [[Gnome Forest]] with the rare and colourful plants that are made into the dyes that …

  • Abrenoch

    The iron city of Abrenoch has grown fat from the rich iron deposits that can be found throughout the [[Blood Iron Hills]], but are particularly rich in this area. In the hills surrounding the city there are almost a dozen different mines, all pulling iron …

  • Vanellian

    The sprawling pastoral city straddles the [[Rivers of the Empire | Vanellian River]]. The old part of the city lies on the south side of the river and is surrounded by 25-foot thick stone walls. The new city, which has sprung up since the [[Wars of Empire …

  • Estin

    The city of Estin is the known far and wide as the most architecturally stunning city in the [[Empire of the Dwarves]]. A little over a century ago, Estin was a bland fishing town struggling to prevent its best and brightest from moving to [[Feneris]] to …

  • Feylin

    Feylin is a picturesque mountain city renowned for the bardic [[Feylin College]]. The city is built on top of the ruins of a city from the days of the [[Elven Magocracy]], which had itself been know as a city of learning and contemplation. [[Caravan …

  • Jarnurist

    Jarnurist is an ancient city, seemingly carved out of an immense solitary boulder (or possibly a small mountain). The city was nigh impregnable and only fell to the dwarves due to their advanced sapping techniques and mining knowledge. So impressed were …

  • Forest Watch

    Forest Watch is an agricultural city that has grown up around an old fort, the [[Forest Watch Fort]]. The original purpose of the fort has never been forgotten, and to this day the people always keep one eye to the forest and one eye to whatever task they …

  • Northwatch

    Northwatch is governed by Count Jarmein Rotwillow. --- _Return to [[Cities of the Empire | Cities of the Empire]]._ _Return to [[Geography]]._

  • Davskyrr

    Davskyrr is a remote city with little to recommend it. It has long been home to the Great Repository of [[Boccob | Boccob]], an ancient library devoted to the Old God of learning that is extremely selective about who it allows in to study their tomes. …

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