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  • The Dual Throne

    !(media-item-align-center){height:200px;width:350px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/82214/courland_prussia_flag_3_by_rarayn-d3d7o93.png(Flag of the Kingdom of Damocles)! !(media-item-align-center){height:200px;width:350px}http://cdn.obsidianportal. …

  • Elven Society

    Not much is known about Republic society, only that they build their cities in the ocean deep. Diplomats and traders are a common sight on the surface. They are known to have a higher aptitude for magic and have used this talent to extend their average …

  • Culture of the Empire

    !(media-item-align-left){height:400px;width:290px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/95281/Market_tutorial_by_neisbeis.jpg(The streets of Eisenheim)! The people of [[Empire of Eisenheim|Eisenheim]] are industrious and educated. They prize a good work …

  • Important Societal Figures

    _*King [[Charles Hadrien XIX]]*_
    The King of Damocles and Beryll, he is the ultimate authority of the government. He is respected by his subjects and not taken lightly by his advisors; they do not mistake the king for a fool, as they would do so at …

  • Society and Culture

    Most of the people that live in the Wasteland are of [[The Tao-Aung Highlands Region|Tao-Aung]] descent and, strangely, [[Theonal Republic|Elven]]. Few aspects of their lives are committed to words as the various communities have a proud independent oral …

  • Economy and Sustenance

    While the Wasteland is near devoid of all life and vegetation to the casual observer, the people who call this place home know how to maximize the few returns the land _does_ provide. Various types of algae grow on the bottom of the ice that are …

  • The Royal Decline

    h3. 2E 104 - Present !(media-item-align-center){height:280px;width:465px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/177015/signing1.jpg(King Charles XIX signs the Dryhtdóm Document)! Alternatively called "The Guilded Ascension". Circumstances …

  • Seat of Guilds

    With the rising influence of the Guilds in the political landscape of Damocles, the King has chosen to recognize them by allowing them a voice in the Council of the Crown. The various Guildmasters that are affiliated and contracted with the Throne select …

  • Dominion of Namugal

    !(media-item-align-center){height:300px;width:450px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/216555/Greek_Macedonian_Flag_the_real_by_one_macedonia_greek.png(Flag of the Dominion)! The Dominion is the oldest known civilization to date, a title previously …

  • Bonedusk Desert

    The Bonedusk Desert is synonymous with death and desolation. Nothing lives here save for a single monstrous city sustained by ancient magic and populated solely by the twisted Drow. |

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    Religion| |[[Kharkhanistrea]]| [[Cult of …

  • Kharkhanistrea

    !(media-item-align-center){height:300px;width:450px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/216668/Hong_Kong_Grunge_Flag_by_think0.jpg(Kharkhanistrea's Flag)! Kharkhanistrea is the sole nation-city of the Drow. It sits in the middle of the Bonedusk Desert …

  • Fertile Stretch

    A large archipelago that helps form Iskurru, the Fertile Stretch are nations that are under the umbrella of [[Dominion of Namugal|Dominion]] hegemony. |

    Regional Nations|

    Religion| |[[Kingdom of Anbar]]|[[Deities of the West]] | |[[Gibilis …

  • Kingdom of Anbar

    !(media-item-align-center){height:300px;width:450px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/216938/hohenzollern_romanian_empire_flag_by_rarayn-d48f2qr.png.jpg(Flag of Anbar)! The Kingdom of Anbar has a long industrial history and were one of the first to …

  • Gibilis Khanate

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/217196/487px-Flag_of_the_Mongol_Empire_2.svg.png(Khanate Flag)! The Gibilis Khanate was once a mighty power that controlled half the continent and were the scourge of the sea; now only …

  • Sepiyan Republic

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/217200/sicilianflag.png(Republic Flag)! The Sepiyan Republic is a strong mercantile culture; a national devotion to personal and commercial growth fuels a growing and changing economic …

  • Anbari Government

    Head of State: [[King Lucius Taro II]] The King of Anbar is Lucius Taro II, who has sworn fealty to the [[Dominion of Namugal]]. Historically, the monarch of Anbar was an absolute authority; the king or queen were advised by a cadre of councilors …

  • King Lucius Taro II

    _"More wine."_ - King Lucius Taro II !(media-item-align-center){height:500px;width:600px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/218584/last_argument_of_kings_by_jrumpff-d51y6kq.jpg(King Lucius sits upon the Cracked Throne)! _____________ [[Anbari …

  • Trophon

    The capital city of the Kingdom; Trophon is referred to by many as "The First City". !(media-item-align-center){height:300px;width:890px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/219314/the_city_of_shakar_by_noahbradley-d55frpt.jpg(The Grand Dock of Trophon …

  • Anbari History

    [History Text] * [[The Coming of Anbar]] BE 2003 * [[Trophon's Founding]] BE 1956 * [[The First War]] BE 1598 * [[The Steel Reign]] BE 1501 - 1305 * [[The Domination]] BE 1304 - Present ___________ [[Kingdom of Anbar|Back to Kingdom of Anbar]]

  • Anbari Culture

    The Kingdom of Anbar has a reputation for acceptance; many outsiders view them as hedonists that fetishize cultures that seem "exotic", though this isn't very fair. Anbar were the original rulers of the continent, they experienced tremendous success for a …

  • Gibilese Culture

    The Gibilis Khanate are a fierce warrior people relegated to an unwanted, subservient role to the [[Dominion of Namugal]]. It is known that the Khans hate their masters, secretly encouraging and resisting them whenever possible. The pervasiveness of …

  • Great Khan Yeke Udutai

    _"I am the destroyer of nations and the shatterer of men."_ - Great Khan Yeke Udutai !(media-item-align-center){height:500px;width:950px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/220669/Sun_Set_klan_by_sancient.jpg(The Great Khan rides at the head of his …

  • Khanate Government

    Head of State: [[Great Khan Yeke Udutai]] The government is run by the Khanate; a collection of the leaders of settlements and cities, all overruled by the Great Khan. Each of the khans answer only to themselves and govern however they wish, the only …

  • Sepiyan Culture

    The Sepiyan Republic is the youngest nation on Iskurru. Originally a part of the [[Dominion of Namugal|Dominion]], they have since gained a form of independence, but they are far from free of the Domination. They are merely a vassal to their parent nation …

  • Ana Sepiya

    !(media-item-align-center){height:741px;width:1078px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/234371/approach_to_tarina_by_benwootten-d4cy5tq.jpg(Damoclesian trade-ships on approach to Ana Sepiya)! _________ [[Sepiyan Republic|Back to Sepiyan Republic]]

  • Namugali Culture

    The Dominion of Namugal was ancient when the Kingdoms and Empires of [[Eorðweard]] were young. They are the undisputed masters of Iskurru, this nation that survived the World's Ending so long ago. h5. The Height of Power: The Dominion's origins are …

  • Lylatia

    !(media-item-align-center){height:382px;width:1264px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239263/enera_by_markbulahao-d546xgw.jpg(Lylatia stretches over the Merchant Reach)! _________ [[Sepiyan Republic|Back to Sepiyan Republic]]

  • Ophene

    !(media-item-align-center){height:500px;width:924px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239268/medieval_city_by_Geistig.jpg(Ophene shines against the Urubos Mountains)! __________ [[Sepiyan Republic|Back to Sepiyan Republic]]

  • Anbaron

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239269/stone_city_by_perzo.jpg(Anbaron, City of Hewn Stone)! _______ [[Kingdom of Anbar|Back to Kingdom of Anbar]]

  • Ophideon

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239270/b5f8aaca5d3e289ce996b36c1ef3a662-d426nlc.jpg(Ophideon's docks are some of the largest in Iskurru)! ________ [[Kingdom of Anbar|Back to Kingdom of Anbar]]

  • Trepes

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239271/medieval_city_by_silviudinu-d5dz9af.jpg(Trepes is remembered as the bulwark against Gibilis)! ________ [[Kingdom of Anbar|Back to Kingdom of Anbar]]

  • Gibil

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239542/url.jpg(The seat of power for the Great Khan)! ________ [[Gibilis Khanate|Back to Gibilis Khanate]]

  • Kor Erum

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239541/pic_K_Y_Kyiv_medieval_city_reconstruction.jpg(Kor Erum, the Khan's palace clearly visible)! ____________ [[Gibilis Khanate|Back to Gibilis Khanate]]

  • Sernas

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239287/fatecraft_port_town_by_tyleredlinart-d6kzrmg.jpg(Sernas is known for its lively commercial district and is a major port town)! ____________ [[Gibilis Khanate|Back to Gibilis Khanate …

  • Trynak

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239784/4.jpg(Trynak as the Winter Festival celebrations begin)! __________ [[Gibilis Khanate|Back to Gibilis Khanate]]

  • Oda Gerat

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239809/av_01.jpg(The frontiers of Oda Gerat)! ___________ [[Gibilis Khanate|Back to Gibilis Khanate]]

  • Arkanis Refuge

    !(media-item-align-center){height:260px;width:400px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239792/Taiwan_Grunge_Flag_by_think0.jpg(Flag of the Refuge)! The Arkanis Refuge was founded just over 800 years ago after a slave revolt within the [[Dominion of …

  • Ralis Major

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239810/to_the_castle_by_nkabuto-d66gm9s.jpg(A knight hauls prisoners to be processed at the Stone Spire)! ________ [[Arkanis Refuge|Back to Arkanis Refuge]]

  • Illian

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/240035/memoria___cloth_makers_district_by_timmi_o_tool-d6ki8mh.jpg(The districts surrounding Illian's port can be ill-kept)! __________ [[Arkanis Refuge|Back to Arkanis Refuge]]

  • Ralis Minor

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239813/forest_temple_concept_by_gamefan84-d465gqr.jpg(Ralis Minor is a quiet, rustic community)! __________ [[Arkanis Refuge|Back to Arkanis Refuge]]

  • Erathil

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/239815/highgarden_by_zippo514-d5yujfv.jpg(The Fortress Plains spread out for miles)! _______ [[Arkanis Refuge|Back to Arkanis Refuge]]

  • Arkanian Culture

    The Arkanis Refuge is the only nation on Iskurru to break free of the Domination through force of arms. They are a society where the self-made are to be emulated; where one should work hard, not to better the State, but to better oneself and family. h5 …

  • Leaders of the Refuge

    Current Oligarch: [[Ollia Ludd]] From the Forged Throne the Oligarch leads the people of the Arkanian Refuge in times of peace and war. He or she is the final authority, they rule until age takes its natural toll. At the end of their reign they choose …

  • Eengurra

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/211463/Square_by_zzytudou.jpg(Eengurra, seat of power within the Dominion Hegemony)! _________ [[Dominion of Namugal|Back to the Dominion of Namugal]]

  • Lustra

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/251830/through_the_main_gate_by_merl1ncz-d64n6ja.jpg(Through the main gate of Lustra)! __________ [[Dominion of Namugal|Back to the Dominion of Namugal]]