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  • House Ferrum

    *Sigil* A sword crossed with an axe on a field of gray *Words* “Iron speaks the truth.” (Over time “iron” has come to include any metal, including gold for economic strength) *Seat* [[Ogjorn]] *Kingdom* [[Northlands]] …

  • Ogjorn

    N Large Town *Corruption* +0; *Crime* +1; *Economy* +2; *Law* - 1; *Lore* +2; *Society* +0 *Qualities* notorious, prosperous, strategic location *Danger* +15 …

  • Northlands

    Though it has cycled through leaders and ruling houses, the Kingdom of the Northlands (or simply the Northlands) is the oldest human kingdom in [[Aetheron]]. Controlling everything between the [[Union River]] and the [[Aurora Mountains]], the northern …

  • House Cumhaill

    *Sigil* A black bull on a field of green *Words* “Endure and overcome.” *Seat* [[Boyne]] *Kingdom* [[Northlands | Northlands]] ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _Ruling Family_ *Head of …

  • Mount Georgia

    Mount Georgia is a dormant volcano that marks the southern end of the [[Aurora Mountains]]. It was named after [[Saint Georgia | Saint Georgia]], the hero who slew the red dragon [[Verthandi | Verthandi]], who used the mountain as her lair for many years. …

  • Boyne

    LN Large Town *Corruption* +0; *Crime* +0; *Economy* +2; *Law* +1; *Lore* +2; *Society* +0 *Qualities* academic, prosperous, strategic location *Danger* +5 …

  • Aurora’s End

    NG Village *Corruption* - 3; *Crime* - 1; *Economy* +0; *Law* - 1; *Lore* +0; *Society* +0 *Qualities* holy site, strategic location *Danger* +0 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- …

  • Sure Axes

    The Sure Axes are a dwarf mercenary company that used to be stationed out of [[Ogjorn]]. Though they grudgingly obeyed the terms of their service pact with [[House Ferrum]] in public, they actually did plunder some of the more isolated dwarven communities …

  • House Halcyon

    *Sigil* A brilliant blue kingfisher on a field of silver *Words* “United in duty.” *Seat* [[Wintervale]] *Kingdom* [[Northlands]] ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- _Ruling Family_ *Head of …

  • Iceshard River

    Named for the large chunks of ice and snow that float downriver during the spring thaw, the Iceshard River cuts through the heart of the [[Northlands]], passing through [[Wintervale]] into [[Crystal Bay]]. The river has a long history of being extremely …

  • Crystal Bay

    The Crystal Bay is the harbor of [[Wintervale]], and is said to be the safest port in the [[Northlands]]. Much of the kingdom's prosperity and cultural background comes from the territory surrounding this bay, where humans first settled and the capitol …

  • Crystal Throne

    The seat of power in the [[Northlands]], the Crystal Throne is where the kings of the Northlands have ruled for generations. It is wrought from hundreds of crystals, cut to resemble ice, for the ancestors of the Northmen once believed that the power of …

  • Hall of Kings

    The Hall of Kings is the great royal court of the [[Northlands]]. It has been the home of the [[Crystal Throne]] since the founding of the kingdom, but it has undergone numerous expansions and reconstructions. The Hall stands over eighty feet high, with a …

  • Aurora Mountains

    The Aurora Mountains make up much of the northern boarder of the [[Northlands]]. The Auroras join with the [[Giantshield Mountains]] farther west, and [[Mount Georgia | Mount Georgia]] marks the southern end of the range. The mountains earned their name …

  • Iron Road

    The ancient road connecting the Dwarven kingdom of [[Ironhelm]] and the northern capitol of [[Wintervale]] by way of the mountainous path through [[Ogjorn]].