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  • Gard

    The Empire of *Gard* is one of the four major empires of [[Occident]], ruled by brass [[dragons]]. It occupies the eastern portion of the continent, plus several growing colonies in the [[Bocan Islands]] and [[Freedland]]. Ruled by Emperor [[Rommestilanis …

  • Emperor Alec

    *Emperor Alec Romm I* was the last regnal name used by [[Rommestilanis]], Emperor of [[Gard]]. His deception caused the [[Human's Revolution]] and is still a bitter memory for many in the Empire. However, as Alec Romm, the brass dragon was very well liked …

  • Romm Family

    The *Romm Family* was the name used for Emperor [[Rommestilanis]] of [[Gard]] until 451 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. h4. See Also * [[Rommestilanis]] * [[Gard]]

  • Campierno

    *Campierno* is an island located in the [[Bocan Islands|Bocans]], under the control of [[Gard]]. Among sailors, it also goes by the name *Hell’s Bells Island*. h3. Geography Campierno has a rough bell shape, with a clapper-like "bite" taken out of …

  • Morgan

    *Morgan* is a prosperous [[Gard|Gardish]] city on the island of [[Campierno]]. Founded in 321 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], it is still a vitally important colony for the Empire of Gard, both strategically and economically. The population of Morgan, …

  • Eustace

    *Eustace* is a semi-autonomous realm that is part of [[Gard]]. A rural land with an agricultural economy, Eustace is a magocracy ruled by an elite upper class of plantation-owning wizards and sorcerers. A council of eight wizards called the [[Archmages]] …

  • Rommestilanis

    *Emperor Rommestilanis* is the ruler of [[Gard]], and a great wyrm brass [[dragons|dragon]]. He has ruled the Empire from [[Gideon City]] since the signing of the pact in 0 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], but he has had a wide influence over the area long …

  • Human's Revolution

    The *Human's Revolution* was a popular uprising in [[Gard]] from 451-454 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. It was triggered by the revelation that [[Emperor Alec]] of Gard was actually a brass [[dragons|dragon]] called [[Rommestilanis]]. Because all of Gard' …

  • Paparoneck

    The Barony of *Paparoneck* is a minor realm of [[Gard]], as well as the name of a massive swamp which takes up most of the territory of that province. Although large by land area, the fact that most of that area is swamp makes Paparoneck a sparsely …

  • Chester

    *Chester* is a kingdom which makes up part of the [[Gard|Empire of Gard]]. It is the largest Gardish realm. Many of Gard's colonies in the [[Bocan Islands]] belong to Chester, and it is the main economic rival to Gideon City. h3. Leadership From the …

  • Rehemut

    *Rehemut* is the Protector and former king of [[Chester]], a kingdom of [[Gard]]. The position of Protector is badly-defined and seems to be nothing more than ceremonial. And yet, he has become one of the most important [[dragons]] in the Empire. Rehemut' …

  • Fachester

    *Fachester* is the capital city of [[Chester]] and seat of King [[Rehemut]]. It is on the southern coast of [[Occident]], and used to derive most of its income from trade with [[Shraa]] across the sea. Now its focus has turned southward, to Chester's …

  • Applehunt

    *Applehunt* is a major city in [[Chester]], a kingdom in [[Gard]]. It is located on the southern coast. Prior to the discovery of the [[Bocan Islands]], Applehunt was merely an agricultural trading village, but now almost all of its income comes from …

  • Seadragon

    A *Seadragon* is a first-rate warship used exclusively by the navy of [[Gard]]. Larger than even the [[Arcland|Arcish]] War [[Galeón]], it carries a whopping 32 cannons and has an armored hull, magically treated sails, a [[dragons|dragon]]-shaped …

  • Gideon City

    *Gideon City* is one of the largest, wealthiest, and oldest cities in the world. It is a semi-autonomous city-state, and also serves as the capital of the Empire of [[Gard]]. h3. History In ancient times, Gideon City was the center and seat of an …

  • Port Heravillia

    *Port Heravillia* is a [[Gard|Gardish]] colony in the [[Bocan Islands]]. It is not especially large, but is known for being the southernmost settlement in the Bocans, and the closest colony to [[Freedland]], the southern continent. Port Heravillia is …

  • Nobility of Gideon City

    The *nobility of [[Gideon City]]* is one of the oldest unbroken lines of nobility in the world, going all the way back to the formation of [[Gideon]] in about 1200 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]]. The nobility is composed of seven great houses and about 30 …

  • Kala

    *Kala* is an island in the [[Bocan Islands|Bocans]], colonized by [[Gard]]. The island's economy is mostly agricultural, the chief export being [[càphi]] berries. The port on the island is called Horngold, a large town with little to see for sailors. The …

  • Archmages

    The *Archmages* are the ruling council of [[Eustace]], a major realm of [[Gard]]. The council of eight wizards wields supreme executive power in that realm, except where that power conflicts with Emperor [[Rommestilanis]]'s imperial right. The Archmages …

  • Faerûn

    *Faerûn* is a dessert found locally in [[Chester]]. It's made of a round, honey-glazed roll with a "bowl" in the center, which is filled with raisins or berries. The dessert is also a favorite in [[Shraa]], where it is seen as an exotic treat. Travelers …

  • Revolutionary Vanguard

    The *Revolutionary Vanguard* is an underground organization operating in [[Gard]] and its colonies in the New World. It seeks to expose the abuses and secret practices of brass [[dragons]] rulers of Gard and the [[Hidden Hoard]], their secret enforcers. …

  • North Almond

    *North Almond* is a city in [[Gard]]. It is the capital and largest city of the province of [[Eustace]], and seat of the magocracy there. North Almond is a minor metropolis. The rest of Eustace is very rural, and there are no major trading cities in …

  • quaestors

    The *Vigilant Order of Quaestors* is the city watch of [[Gideon City]]. The organization claims to have been operating for 1,000 years. Although the quaestors have had a reputation for efficiency, years of low crime have turned the group into an overly- …

  • Triton

    *Triton* is a large town in western [[Chester]], well known within the kingdom but little heard-of outside it. Triton is where the Emperor's Highway splits from a single road in the east to north and south roads in the west. The main road east goes …

  • Emperor's Highway

    The *Emperor's HIghway* is a road in [[Gard]] that connects many important cities to each other. The road goes through [[Gideon City]], [[Pecsmuth]], [[Chester]], [[Rushtide]], [[Casogard]], and [[Eustace]]. Despite the name, each realm is responsible for …

  • History of Gideon City

    The *History of Gideon City* begins with the rise of the [[Gideon|Empire of Gideon]] sometime around 1200 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]] (according to most historians). The city was originally ruled by a republic where only the upper class was allowed to vote …

  • Wick

    The Grand Duchy of *Wick* is one of the semi-independent realms of [[Gard]], one of the most influential realms in the Empire. Wick is mostly divided into cities, towns, villages, and hamlets, rather than farms and manors. Known for its public religion, …

  • Collegiate

    The *Collegiate* is the magical university at [[North Almond]]. Unlike the academies of [[Lasant]] or the religious colleges of [[Wick]], the focus here is on arcane magic, political science, and other auxiliary skills like numerology. [[Exene]] is …

  • Hydrascale

    *Hydrascale* is a small city in central [[Eustace]], surrounded on all sides by farmland. The city is built by a natural spring, but holds little else of interest for visitors. Its main purpose is as a center of distribution - farmers bring their crops …

  • Almond Sea

    The *Almond Sea* is, despite the name, a large freshwater lake in the interior of [[Gard]]. [[Eustace]], [[Casogard]], [[Pecsmuth]], and [[Claysaw]] all border the lake. It is an important route for shipping between these four realms, because travel by …

  • Casogard

    The Kingdom of *Casogard* is one of the semi-independent realms of [[Gard]]. Known for a mix of flourishing cities and traditionalist enclaves, Casogard's tolerant, religious, and anti-authoritarian culture is often said to make the difference between the …

  • Lestecha

    The *Duchy of Lestecha* is one of the major realms of the Empire of [[Gard]]. A land mostly characterized by desert, it is bordered on the west by [[Arcland]], and its human inhabitants are mostly of the Arcish ethnicity. The region is often considered …

  • Vaunoo

    The *Holy Principality of Vaunoo* is one of the major realms of [[Gard]], having grown substantially after incorporating two other realms in the last 200 years. Vaunoo is a religious state, whose people and culture are oriented around an unusual faith …

  • Cadriyal

    *Cadriyal* is a northern realm of [[Gard]], on the border with [[Urst]]. Cadriyal is large and heavily forested, and populated by people with a mix of human and elven blood. Like other realms, Cadriyal enjoys a good deal of autonomy from the Empire, but …

  • Claysaw

    *Claysaw* is a major [[Gard|Gardish]] realm, known as the site of many border clashes with neighboring [[Arcland]]. Claysawans have a reputation for being poor, uneducated, uncouth, and violent, which obscures a complex culture of honor, clan loyalty, and …

  • Rushtide

    *Rushtide* is the common name of [[Gard]]'s eastern coast, and for the *Rushtide Union*, a group of five city-states along that coast: [[Archons]], [[Carlston]], [[Electrum]], [[Highrock]], and [[Juniper Dale]]. A sixth city-state located in the Rushtide …

  • Pecsmuth

    *Pecsmuth* is one of the important realms of [[Gard]], as it was one of the most important provinces of [[Gideon]] of old. Sadly, the years have not been kind to Pecsmuth, which is now something of a wasteland. It is mostly ruled by greedy corporate …

  • Maxow

    The Kingdom of *Maxow* is a small but important [[Gard|Gardish]] realm, located in the [[Rushtide]] region on [[Occident]]'s east coast. Maxow is a city-state which has grown in both population and territory due to massive waves of immigration from [[ …

  • Gideon City Locales

    [[Gideon City]] is a metropolis spread across five small peninsulas, with four rivers running between them. Spread across the peninsulas are attractions of nearly every kind, and neighborhoods ranging from the ultra-rich to the poverty-stricken. This …

  • Urbield

    *Urbield* is a city-state in the empire of [[Gard]]. It is a realm in its own right, not part of any other realm. Urbield is a theocracy devoted to the goddess [[Ielda]]. The name "Urbield" in fact means "City of Ielda". h3. Leadership Urbield is …

  • Serene See

    The *Serene See* is a religious organization in [[Gard]]. Based out of the holy city-state [[Urbield]], the Serene See is the primary religious body for [[Ielda]]-worship in the Empire. Its authority is far less than absolute, but its actions and words …

  • Noedig

    *Noedig* is a wayang city on the Shadow Plane. It is coexistent with [[Gideon City]] - the two cities "overlap" each other on opposite sides of the planar boundary. The inhabitants of Noedig are almost all wayangs, small shadowy humanoids native to …

  • Lestecha City

    *Lestecha City*, as its name suggests, is the capital city of [[Lestecha]]. The city is built on a mesa which moves about the desert sands, making the city's location impossible to plot on a map. The city is spread out across the top of the mesa, making …

  • Cutton

    *Cutton* is the largest city and capital of [[Wick]], a [[Gard|Gardish]] realm. It is home to the Congress of Wick, Yard College, the Grand Cathedral of the Synodic Church, and the Anagoge Aviary. The city is located in the hilly country of east Wick. …

  • Sacking of Dragonfall

    The *Sacking of Dragonfall* was an event that took place from Unumber 29, 464 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. Pirates from [[Gideon City]] captured and looted the town of [[Dragonfall]] in a sneak nighttime raid. The [[Archmages]] recaptured less than a month …

  • Brassica Point War Academy

    The *Brassica Point War Academy* is a military installation of [[Gard]], located in south [[Pecsmuth]]. Under the command of the brass dragon Commander [[Jankarytiss]], Brassica Point is responsible for training the officers of the Empire of Gard. …

  • The Campaign of 471 OC (Spring 2015)

    The year is 471 OC, and evil brews in Gard. The disappearance of Nursetrail almost goes unnoticed amid the back-drop of regional hostility and volatile peace talks. A small band of adventurers goes to investigate, each drawn by a different motive... …

  • Shadow Almond

    *Shadow Almond* or *Shadow North Almond* is a location in the Shadow Plane. Much as [[Noedig]] is coexistent with [[Gideon City]] on the Material Plane, Shadow Almond is coexistent with [[North Almond]]. But there the similarities between Noedig and …

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