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  • Averheim

    Averheim is the capital of [[Averland]]. It is a large and wealthy city, though it lacks of the prestige of [[Altdorf]], [[Middenheim]] or [[Nuln]]. Averheim began as a Brigundian settlement on the Old Dwarf Road. Its oldest structure is the …

  • Freudenhaus

    A high class Altdorf bordello located in the avenues and alleys between The Street of a Hundred Taverns and the Volker Weg. It is a place where every whim and desire can be found or a gentleman can just pass an afternoon, a night or a few days in a …

  • Karak Azgaraz

    The Hold of the Fearless Axes lies in the Grey Mountains, southwest of the Imperial city of [[Ubersreik]]. It is ruled by Thuringar Orc-hewer, who succeeded his father King Zaladrin Strife-axe upon the latter's death at the hands of a goblin assassin ( …

  • Averland

    Averland is one the Empire's southern provinces, perhaps the wealthiest. Its capital and largest town is [[Averheim | Averheim]]. Its troops' colours are black and yellow. Nobles proudly fight in cavalry formations wielding lance and sword, with …

  • Wissenland

    The Grand County of Wissenland is the Empire's southern-most province, lying against the Black and Grey Moutains, with the River Reik defining its northern border with [[Averland | Averland]]. The capital of Wissenland is Wissenberg, though the town is …

  • Sudenberg

    *Location* Sudenberg is on the [[New Coast]] of the Southlands, south of the Dragon's Teeth volcanic chain, in Losterikson's Bay. It is one of the four colonies established in the region over the past century by Old Worlders and Dwarves. * …

  • Rabenkirchen Forest

    *Rabenkirchen* Forest (Raven Church) is one of the largest forests in [[Averland | Averland]]. It extends on both sides of the Aver River. In Averland it forms roughly a triangle, starting roughly 25 miles upriver from Averheim, and continues for 28 …

  • Solland

    A former province of the Empire. This most south-east of provinces was lost in the [[Historical Periods | Time of the Three Emperors]], specifically in the 1707 invasion of the Empire by Gorbad Ironclaw, a tragedy which echoes in the psyche of the …

  • Talabecland

    The Grand Duchy of Talabecland is named after the Talabec, a sacred river of Taal, god of Nature and Wild Places, whose cult is the most popular and important one among Talabeclanders. The River Talabec marks the province's north border and the River …

  • Altdorf

    The Empire's largest city and capital of the Empire since [[:emperor-karl-franz | Emperor Karl-Franz]]’s grandfather Grand Prince Wilhelm Holswig-Schliestein of Altdorf, great-grandson of Magnus’ Reikland Chancellor, was elected Emperor Wilhelm III in …

  • Tower of Hoeth

    The white marble spire known as the White Tower of Hoeth lies in Ulthuan province of Saphery. Standing almost half a mile high it is visible for over 10 miles. It is named for [[Gods of the Asur | Hoeth]], the Asur god of Knowledge, Learning and …

  • Karaz-a-Karak

    Karaz-a-Karak is the capital of the [[Dwarfs | Dwarf]] realm (Karaz Ankor) and home to the High King, Thorgrim Grudgebearer. It holds the largest temples in the world to the great [[Ancestor Gods | Ancestor Gods]] and is the centre of dwarven culture …

  • Stirland

    Stirland is the Empire's poorest province. Its people descend from the Asoborn tribe. It is bounded by the World’s Edge Mountains on the east and on the north, west, and south by the rivers Stir, Aver, and Reik. It does a brisk trade with the Dwarfs …

  • 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 …

  • Steingart

    Steingart is a village of fewer than a hundred souls in eastern [[Wissenland | Wissenland]], in what was formerly Sölland. It is in the Barony of Schuschnigg, ruled by Baron Frederich Herbart, who is in turn a vassal of the powerful Grand Baroness …

  • Zhufbar

    Zhufbar lies in the World Edge Mountains, near [[Stirland | Stirland]] and Sylvania. Its name means "Torrent Gate", as it is located in a deep canyon with a massive waterfall which the dwarves use to power numerous waterwheels. Zhufbar is ruled by …

  • Schramleben

    Schramleben is a chartered free town in [[Stirland | Stirland]], having purchased this right with its income from its position on the trade route to [[Zhufbar | Zhufbar]]. It's a town of over 650 souls in lands generally ruled by Baron Andreas von …

  • Pfeildorf

    Pfeildorf is a chartered free town in [[Wissenland | Wissenland]], and the former capital of [[Solland | Sölland]]. It gained its charter in 2515. It is the third largest community in the province, after Nuln (a city state, or freistadt and seat of …

  • Nuln

    The great Freistadt of Nuln has a population of over 85,000, being the second-largest city in the Empire, after [[Altdorf | Altdorf]]. It lies at the confluence of the Upper Reik and the Aver River, the great forest surrounds the river. It is also at …

  • 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). …

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