County of Palamyr

From the earliest days of Elland when the nation is much smaller than we know it today, the lords of Palamyr were the masters of the east. They held sway over the land and the clans were truly the sole

County of Riance

Riance is the eastern most county in the Middle Kingdoms. It is governed by Count Cenred of House Riance. Count Cenred’s family traces its lineage back to the old northern lords from a time when the kings of Elland resided

County of Styrmont

The County of Styrmont is a smaller region in the west of the marches. It has historically been a place protected by the mountains in the south and Wolfnesse in the east. Count Gwylam of House Styrmont holds sway over

Dire Beastkin

Within the Northern Alliance there are beasts that are larger than their cousins the Beastkin. Known as either Dire Beastkin, or Direkin, they are larger and more savage, exhibiting great strength and resilience, far beyond human or beastkin endurance. Their

Divine Assembly

The human nations all share a common religion originally brought to them in antiquity by the Magister. The recently arrived beastkin have adopted the human religion and follow it loyally; they are accepted as the children of the gods by

Duchy of Graben

The duchy is one of the oldest seats of power in Elland. Granted to the first duke centuries ago, the House of Graben has long been a traditional and stoic seat of power in the north. The traditions of the

Duchy of Tarren

The Duchy of Tarren is at the very heart of the Kingdom of Elland. It is here, from the city of Ironmark that King Elsbeth Wyrmsbane rules her kingdom and oversees the day to day maintenance of the realm and

Ethrin

Within human lands, the dominant people of the elves are the Ethrin (“the people” in their old tongue). These elves live within human society but also apart from it: while they live side by side they are not truly accepted,

Fane

In the very beginnings of the Theocracy it was hard for the religious folk who followed the Gods to understand or comprehend their guidance. It was the Magister that changed this; teaching the Gods about their followers in ways that