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  • Averland Wine Tasting Festival

    For over a century, the Elector Counts of [[Averland | Averland]] have sponsored the annual wine tasting festival in [[Averheim | Averheim]], organized by the League of the Vine, in the first week of [[Imperial Calendar | Erntezeit]]. A lavish …

  • The Black Cowl

    The Black Cowl was a persona created by [[:luminary-konrad-mauer | Luminary Konrad Mauer]] and his sister Katrina Mauer, two survivors of a witch clan thought wiped out years earlier. They gained power over [[Averheim | Averheim]]'s criminal underworld …

  • Streissen

    A work in progress Streissen is the second largest town in [[Averland | Averland]], with a population of 5500. It lies down river from [[Averheim | Averheim]]. It is about 170 miles from Nuln and 52 miles from Averheim. It is held by Graf Rufus …

  • Streissen Freistadt

    Then Grand Countess Ludmilla von Alptraum granted the town a Freistadt charter in 2451 I.C. This charter bestowed upon Streissen the right to elect its own rulers and freed the town from many of the duties and taxes it had been paying to the ruling …

  • Streissen University

    h2. Origins The town's Chapel of Verena – locally known as The House of Three Owls – grew in influence over the 22nd century in [[Streissen | Streissen]]. The Verenan cult established a lay school to spread literacy and further educate those who could …

  • The Gentlemen

    In [[Averland | Averland]], the inland smugglers are mostly members of a loose association that calls itself “the Gentlemen”, which has existed for decades. They control large scale overland smuggling for the purpose of avoiding tariffs and other …

  • Grenzstadt

    As described to the adventurers by Sister Katharina (von Mecklenburg) and recounted by [[:harek-harginson | Harek Harginson]] from his readings. Grenzstadt lies about 180 miles on the Old Dwarf Road from Averheim (about six days by horse or coach). …

  • Wilhelm von Döhnenleiter

    Youngest son by way of second marriage. He is battle-scarred veteran of the Third Battle of Blackfire Pass. A former Pistolkorp member, a member of the [[Young Blades Dueling Society]]. The von Döhnenleiter family does not hold any major lands in …

  • Graf Friedrich von Kaufman

    The Graf heads a lesser noble family which has risen to great wealth that outstrips the family's formal holdings. He lives with his elderly (well, in 60's - humans don't make it that long usually) mother Elizabeth in an impressive townhouse in Averheim. …

  • Luminary Konrad Mauer

    Luminary Mauer was a Battle Wizard of the Light Order, one of the few able to operate the Luminark - which he did in the recent war with Chaos in the north, being regarded as one of those who saved the life of the Emperor at the Battle of Griffon's Fall …

  • Clothilde von Alptraum

    She is well thought-of in Averland, having volunteered at a Shallyan hospice not far from the front lines during Third Black Fire, with her friend Katharina von Mecklenburg, a young noblewoman who has joined the Shallyan Order. She is well-known for her …

  • Marlene von Alptraum

    Countess Marlene von Alptraum is 57, widow of Julian von Sachs (married in 2485, he died in 2503). She is the head of the von Alptraum extended family, having taken on this role in 2502 after the deaths of her mother Ludmilla (Elector Countess until …

  • Ferdinand von Leitdorf

    Ferdinand is the son of Lucas von Leitdorf, younger brother to late Count Marius von Leitdorf (thus is nephew to the late Count). His cousins Baron [[:kastor-von-leitdorf | Kastor von Leitdorf]] and Graf [[:rufus-von-leitdorf | Rufus von Leitdorf]] …

  • Kastor von Leitdorf

    Baron of Wuppertal, a Rank 4 noble. Kastor is 40 years old, being born in 2482, eldest son of Grandmaster Hans von Leitdorf and nephew of Marius von Leitdorf. He married Marianne von Kleist (of the Nuln von Kleists) in 2002, his heir is Gunther von …

  • Rufus von Leitdorf

    A rank 4 noble, the second and only surviving son of Marius von Leitdorf, born 2491, 31 years old in 2522. He is Graf of [[Streissen | Streissen]] but seldom visits it. The day-to-day rule is by Bailiff Franz Döbreiner. Rufus is rumoured to have …

  • Steiner Family

    Sir Viktor von Steiner (2473-present) is a Knight of the Broken Sword, though retired from active service. This did not stop him from taking arms to fight at the Third Battle of Black Fire Pass. His older sister Elizabeth married Barnabus von …

  • Unterlector Viktor Glotz

    Averheim's Temple of Verena is cared for by an Unterlector. The Unterlector has the distinction of overseeing Averheim's largest library and an impressive museum which holds relics and depictions of the various battles of Black Fire Pass - most …

  • Frau Beatrice Hurdleberger

    The cattle magnate and widow Frau Hurdelberger is the wealthiest person in the province - it is said one in every four hooves that leaves Averland in exchange for coin belongs to her or someone so in debt to her it might as well be hers. Frau …

  • Egon Menger

    Owner of a pawn and used goods shop in the Merchant Quarter (western side, not far from the River's Secret Inn). The shop deals in quality goods such as are made available when the well-off fall on hard times or gamble a bit beyond their means, Menger …

  • Matthias Hofmeister

    Born in Averheim in 2500, thus an Averlander. He favours [[Taal and Ryha | Taal and Ryha]]. The Hofmeister family is silver tier, its patriarch being an established craftsman and a member of Barrelmaker's Guild in Averheim. Matthias is on good …

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