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  • Occident

    *Occident* is one of the two continents of the Old World in [[Meier]]. It is home to four major powers, [[Arcland]], [[Gard]], [[Lasant]], and [[Urst]], as well as a number of vassals and smaller states. h3. History Humanoid life has surely been …

  • Arcland

    *Arcland* is one of the four great [[Occident|Occidental]] empires, ruled by blue [[dragons]]. It is the largest in population and second-largest in land area of the four kingdoms. It is also the richest kingdom, as it was the first to settle the [[Bocan …

  • Gon

    Gon is the capital of [[Arcland]], located towards the southwest of the country. It was founded in 115 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]]. Gon is situated on the wide Agon River, which comes down from the mountains to the north and empties into the ocean not far …

  • Lasant

    The queendom of Lasant is one of the four great [[Occident|Occidental]] empires. Ruled by silver dragons, it has since 231 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], been composed of three queendoms which share a common matriarch. It is located in the west of [[Occident …

  • Treen

    *Treen* is the capital city of [[Lasant]]. It was located at the intersection of the five kingdoms of Lasant, before the reorganization of 231 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. Now it is located within the borders of [[Deaux]], although it is officially not …

  • Silverstream

    *Silverstream* is the jewel of [[Arfàn]], one of the three queendoms of [[Lasant]]. It's a large and diverse city, and a very devout one, built around an ancient cathedral. In 451 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], Silverstream was the site where [[Queen Heana …

  • Silverstream Districts

    [[Silverstream]], [[Lasant]] is comprised of seven official districts, and a few unofficial ones. Tanagar, the Shacks, and the Walls are collectively referred to as the Old City. h4. Tanagar *Tanagar* is the official name of Silverstream’s city …

  • Arfàn

    The queendom of *Arfàn* is the largest of the three countries that makes up the empire of [[Lasant]]. It is ruled by [[Perduena|Queen Perduena]], a silver dragon, from its capital city of [[Erolì]]. The largest city in Arfàn is not Erolì, however, but [[ …

  • Erolì

    *Erolì* is the capital city of [[Arfàn]], one of the three queendoms of [[Lasant]]. It is the seat of [[Perduena|Queen Perduena]], and the military center for the entire empire. Located a distance to the north of [[Silverstream]], Erolì is close to the …

  • Meier

    The world of *Meier* is only half explored. It has two long continents in its northern hemisphere, an island chain near part of the equator, and a completely unexplored southern hemisphere. h3. Old World The northern hemisphere of the planet, …

  • Orient

    The continent known as *Orient* is both to the east and west of its sister landmass, [[Occident]]. Orient is home to six major empires: [[Songae]], [[Pin-Tu]], [[Kampsha]], [[Kamto]], [[Shraa]], and [[Cipok]]. Songae is loosely allied with [[Lasant]], …

  • Apex of the World

    The *Apex of the World* is the northernmost point on [[Meier]]. It is known to be permanently frozen over. The area is choked with magical energies of unknown origin, which interferes with teleportation and divination spells, so that it is impossible to …

  • Bocan Islands

    The *Bocan Islands*, also known as the Bocans, are a very large island chain located some two months' voyage to the south of [[Occident]]. Civilized people had no knowledge of the Bocan Islands until 315 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], when [[Boca Freemund …

  • Balor

    _This article is about the pirate haven. For the demon, see the d20pfsrd._ *Balor* is a pirate haven, located on the island of [[Campierno]]. While the whole island is claimed by [[Gard]], Balor maintains its independence largely by being just …

  • 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 …

  • Songae

    The empire of *Songae* is one of the six major powers of [[Orient]], ruled strictly but fairly by bronze [[dragons]]. Its current ruler is Emperor [[Catsobataerelex]], a bronze wyrm. Songae is the home of great orders of humanoid samurai, the greatest of …

  • Cloudview

    *Cloudview* is a strategically important city located in southeastern [[Arfàn]], one of the three queendoms of [[Lasant]]. The city was built atop a number of hills, through which runs the [[Silverstream]] River. The city is not as large as …

  • Ogar

    *Ogar* is a small [[Occident|Occidental]] nation allied to [[Arcland]], comprised almost entirely of goblinoids. It is not a hospitable place for travelers. Ogar is ruled by a hobgoblin military dictatorship propped up by the blue dragons of Arcland. …

  • solar system

    The *solar system* includes six known planets. According to modern understanding, they are bodies like the [[moon]], but much larger, and which orbit the sun. Some claim that there are more than six planets, or that some planets other than [[Meier]] can …

  • Surisp

    *Surisp* is the first island sighted by famed explorer [[Boca Freemund]] in his initial exploration of the New World. Freemund's discovery of Surisp, and the [[Bocan Islands|chain of islands]] to which it belongs, proved the existence of landmasses …

  • Avirre Tove

    *Avirre Tove* is a large and wealthy [[Lasant|Lasani]] colony in the [[Bocan Islands]]. The full name Avirre Tove only applies to the city, which is the capital of the island of Tove. However, this name is never used outside of official documents; …

  • 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 …

  • Clapper Cove

    *Clapper Cove* is a small inlet in the island of [[Campierno]], connected with the ocean by a narrow channel. The town of [[Balor]] is located on the coast here, so the entire cove is well protected by pirate ships. The channel connecting Clapper Cove …

  • Redlum

    *Redlum* is a small town located on the island of [[Campierno]]. It has a population of about 2,500 halflings, 1,750 gnomes, and no one else. h3. History The town of Redlum was founded in 403 by first mate Vulpo Redlum of the _[[Regal Rover]]_, a …

  • Deaux

    *Deaux* is one of the three queendoms of [[Lasant]]. It is ruled by the rather liberal Queen [[Nawlimansitzia ]]. Deaux is situated in the southern and western parts of Lasant. Its land is not particularly fertile, with large parts of it considered …

  • Tígiama

    *Tígiama* is a small island located in the [[Bocan Islands|Bocans]]. It is known for being the final resting place of [[Boca Freemund]], the explorer for whom the Bocan Islands are named. In 323 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], Boca Freemund set sail from …

  • Idiya

    *Idiya* is an ancient [[Occident|Occidental]] civilization, predating even the empire of [[Gideon]]. Scholars place its founding well before 2500 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]], and its dissolution into separate kingdoms no later than 1700 BP. Modern …

  • Yarra Island

    *Yarra Island* is a small desert island in the [[Bocan Islands|Bocans]]. An inhospitable place, it gets very little rain, has infertile soil, and its only natural resource is rock salt. A group of cultists, preaching the outlandish belief that [[ …

  • Tufar North

    *Tufar North*, originally just called North, is the newest district of [[Silverstream]]. Originally conceived as an innovative new community for the impoverished citizens filling up the Shacks and the Walls, the district has since fallen to such depths 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]] …

  • Great Austra

    The lost continent known as *Great Austra* to the Empire of [[Gideon]] used to be in the southern hemisphere of [[Meier]]. During its late Imperial period, Gideon's colonies on that continent started to rebel. They embraced freedom and the loa instead of …

  • 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 …

  • Gideon

    The *Empire of Gideon* was a continent-spanning civilization which collapsed centuries ago, in 417 [[Occidental Calendar|BP]]. At its height, Gideon stretched from its eastern capital of [[Gideon City]] to the west coast of [[Occident]], now part of [[ …

  • Wright

    *Wright* is the name of the fourth planet from [[Meier]]'s sun. It appears blue from Meier. Traditionally, Wright is associated with construction, learning, growth, and illusion magic, as well as the spring season. Although it is the closest planet to …

  • moon

    [[Meier]] has a single *moon*. It figures prominently in many religious and cultural traditions. h3. Astronomy According to modern astronomical understanding, the moon is a spherical body with a radius of precisely 1/3 Meier's radius, which …

  • Losablos

    *Losablos* is the most populous island in the [[Bocan Islands|Bocans]]. Owned by [[Arcland]], it has long been hostile to visitors from other countries. Since the signing of the peace treaty of 456, ships from [[Gard]] and [[Lasant]] can finally dock …

  • Carmack

    *Carmack* is the name of the sixth planet from [[Meier]]'s sun. It appears a dark red to viewers on Meier's surface. Traditionally, Carmack is associated with misfortune, death, and evil, as well as with evocation magic. Its negative associations make it …

  • Pajitnov

    *Pajitnov* is the closest planet to the sun in [[Meier]]'s [[solar system]]. It shines a bright yellow when it is visible in the sky from Meier. In classical astrology, Pajitnov represents children, labor, community, and abjuration magic, as well as the …

  • Morhaime

    *Morhaime* is the fifth planet from the sun of [[Meier]]. It appears silver from Meier, and would be indistinguishable from a bright star if it did not move with the days. It is classically associated with war, commerce, weather, the winter season, and …

  • Newell

    *Newell* is the second planet in [[Meier]]'s [[solar system]]. It is classically associated with trickery, water, teleportation, necromancy magic, and the fall season. Newell appears orange from Meier. Newell has been visited by traveling wizards from …

  • Urst

    *Urst* is one of the four great powers that rules over [[Occident]]. Urst, despite being located in the cold north, is ruled by the fiery red [[dragons]] -- because Urst is one of the only places in the Old World with active volcanoes. Because it has no …

  • Tabras

    *Tabras* is the capital city of [[Urst]]. King [[Ossesugros]] declared it his capital when he rose to power in 397 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]]. Unlike the former capital, [[Cuthburg]], Tabras has very little to export, and not much commerce. It is a …

  • Cuthburg

    *Cuthburg* is a city in south-central [[Urst]]. Until about 60 years ago, it was Urst's capital, and most people still think of it as the unofficial capital even though it is not the seat of King [[Ossesugros]]. A major trading and cultural center, …

  • Kampsha

    *Kampsha* is the largest and most powerful power in [[Orient]]. Its ruler is Emperor [[Ngdammaccalev]], a gold [[dragons|dragon]]. h3. History Kampsha was formed out of the ashes of [[Tzu-Dan]], an ancient empire which ruled almost all of Orient. …

  • Kamto

    *Kamto* is one of the six major [[Orient|Oriental]] powers. Alone among the world's great nations, its rulers claim to be humans. Despite this, the [[dragons]] who rule the rest of the world have confirmed that Kamto is run exclusively by white dragons. …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Kisko

    *Kisko* is a dwarven kingdom located in and beneath the [[Tapuachian Mountains]] in northwestern [[Occident]]. It has an independent government, but has for a long time been a close ally of its neighbor [[Lasant]]. h3. Leadership The king of Kisko …

  • Gravcourt

    *Gravcourt* is the capital city of [[Kisko]], and seat of King [[Comoskoviex]]. It is entirely underground, beneath Grav Mountain in the [[Tapuachian Mountains|Tapuachian mountain range]]. Geographically, it is quite close to the [[Lasant]] border, …

  • Tapuachian Mountains

    The *Tapuachian Mountains* are a large mountain range that extends from the northwest of [[Occident]] down to the center of the continent. The nations of [[Kisko]] and [[Noriox]] are contained entirely in the mountains, as well as parts of [[Arcland]] and …

  • The Astron

    *The Astron* is a fortress built atop Mount Gala in the [[Tapuachian Mountains]]. Archaeologists date it to the late [[Gideon|Gideon Empire]] period, about a thousand years ago. It is not clear what the fortress is actually protecting, though, as it's not …

  • 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 …

  • Freedland

    *Freedland* is a newly-discovered continent in the southern hemisphere of [[Meier]]. Until 456 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], the entire continent had been locked in a hidden pocket of reality, having been sent there by the [[Gideon]] Empire, which called …

  • Dragonfall

    *Dragonfall* is a large town on the northern coast of [[Freedland]]. It is a colony of [[Eustace]], a [[Gard|Gardish]] realm. h3. History In 456 [[Occidental Calendar|OC]], explorers from the _Freewater_ released the continent of Freedland from the …

  • Dragonfall Districts

    [[Dragonfall]] is not large - in fact, the Archmages magically erected more buildings than they ended up needing, so there are a number of unused structures around. Most of these are for sale by the town for fairly low prices to anyone who wishes to live …

  • Mount Elric

    *Mount Elric* is the tallest of several mountains in northern [[Freedland]]. Mount Elric itself is directly south of [[Dragonfall]]. It and the other mountains nearby make exploration south of Freedland difficult, although a few explorations have gone …

  • 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 …

  • Divine Realms

    The *divine realms*, sometimes termed *planar demesnes* by scholars, are the personal realms of [[Deities of Meier|Meier's deities]]. From a technical standpoint, a divine realm is the area of a divinely morphic plane which a god has control over. In …

  • New Planes

    The multiverse which contains [[Meier]] is a vast place, containing many planes beyond Meier's own Prime Material. All of the planes described on the "d20pfsrd Planes page":http://www.d20pfsrd.com/gamemastering/environment/the-planes can be reached from …

  • 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 …

  • 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, …

  • 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 …

  • 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. …

  • 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. …

  • Atolhua

    *Atolhua* is a [[Reptites|reptite]] city-state in [[Freedland]]. Located about 40 miles south of [[Mount Elric]] and [[Dragonfall]], it's the only native Freedlandic civilization known. It has a large population of reptites, [[Saurites|saurites]], [[ …

  • 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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