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  • The Dominion of Empyrea

    The great Dominion of Empyrea rules most of the central continent. This extensive nation is ruled benevolently by Corvus Altar IV, the current head of House Altar. The Dominion’s nobility is made up of ancient noble Houses. Each House has a head, the main …

  • Noble Court

    The collective Noble Houses of Empyrea are known as the Noble Court. They are a collective of powerful nobles and their bloodlines. The Noble Court is the greatest authority in the Dominion, and they hand down all laws and regulations. Every three …

  • House Altar

    House Altar was the first and greatest noble House. Anthem Altar I later ascended to godhood, cementing their status as exemplars of honor. Later nobles generally attempted to live up to his considerable legacy. Some were successful, others were seen as …

  • House Paragon

    House Paragon has, in recent years, perhaps become as great as [[House Altar]]. Theirs is the only other house that has had one of their nobles ascend to deific status, namely Arcturus Paragon I. Nobles of the House are seen as champions of bravery and …

  • House Shade

    Political cunning is the trademark of House Shade. Kerrin Shade, the House's founder, was chosen as a noble for his intelligence and quick thinking. House Shade has a somewhat dishonorable reputation, no doubt partly because of its name, which its nobles …

  • House Theurge

    One of the less conventional Houses, House Theurge extols knowledge as its greatest virtue. Vanion Theurge, the founder of the house, was one of the last scholars of his time. Nobles of the House are often great sages or wizards. House Theurge is seen as …

  • Magic Licensing

    The Dominion of Empyrea keeps a close eye on magical activity. Early in its formative years, [[House Theurge]] discovered that magic could be easily used to subjugate those who could not use it. To prevent this. Aquila Theurge I created the magic …

  • House Bronze

    The famed military might of Empyrea is largely thanks to nobles of House Bronze. The House's founder, the elf Serare Bronze, had joined [[House Altar]] even before the warring had ceased. He and his descendants are famed for their keen military minds and …

  • House Cerulean

    House Cerulean has been discredited and dishonored as of late. Haarian Cerulean, a lesser noble of the House, was responsible for the secession of the Greentide archipelago from Empyrea. He was the brother of the current head of the House. The House has …

  • House Argent

    House Argent is a dying bloodline. Their land, Argenthold, was once one of the most fertile and productive in [[The Dominion of Empyrea | the Dominion]]. However, a century ago, it was ravaged by a terrible famine. This disaster caused many deaths from …

  • Argenthold

    Argenthold is the ancestral land of [[House Argent]]. It has, for more than a century, been subjected to a horrible famine. Previously the breadbasket of the Dominion of Empyrea, Argenthold is now barren and dry. Crops grow minuscule yields. Wildlife is …

  • Fort Alexander

    Fort Alexander is the easternmost outpost of [[Argenthold | Argenthold's]] border. It is a meeting place for the farmers that live around the fort. Fort Alexander has played host to the [[The Dominion of Empyrea | Dominion's]] scouting and protective …

  • Slatebridge

    Slatebridge is a farming town of middling size. It is located in southern [[Argenthold]], along a river. It was originally a trading outpost for river-based trading companies. The town grew around the bridge that was built to facilitate trade. A …

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