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  • Nova Dominium

    h6. HISTORY Until the Mortal Age, this seaside territory was a modest human province known as Bronslaw. Then came the fateful day when the elves sailed to Aetheron and chose the humble province as their landing site. The occupation was swift and …

  • Bronslaw Flats

    Long ago, this district was a city all its own, a province known as Bronslaw that was inhabited by reputable fishing and ship-building humans. The province was a modest one, but it had enough economic success to allow for some notable development, …

  • The Crafty Damsel

    This tavern/inn is almost brand new, recently commissioned by its alluring proprietor. The sizable building features two roaring fireplaces, several tables and chairs, a dance floor, and a fully-stocked bar, with rooms for rent two stories up. The entire …

  • The Leaky Dinghy

    An older facility than the [[The Crafty Damsel | Crafty Damsel]], this tavern is a dingy, run-down place loosely modeled after the interior of a ship, with a flat-bottomed raft for a bar and barrels for tables. The place smells distinctly of urine and …

  • Bronslaw City Watch

    Like all districts in [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]], [[Bronslaw Flats | the Flats]] have their own regiment of the domestic police force known as the City Watch. While most districts keep their City Watch well-supplied and well-manned, however, the …

  • The Sawfish boys gang

    A violent gang of thugs and drug dealers, the Sawfish boys were once the most notorious criminal threat in [[Bronslaw Flats | the Flats]]. The money the gang made from its control over the illegal pesh trade in [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]] led it to …

  • Silex Heights

    The old city of Bronslaw ended its borders at the edge of an imposing cliff face, its residents seeing little value in seaside land incapable of supporting crops or a fishing industry. The massive stone outcropping proved very alluring to the elven …

  • Faith of the Weeping Father

    A covert cult of witches and zealots who follow an enigmatic entity they call "the Weeping Father," who presumably created all humanoids but spent a little more time and care on the elves, his most precious children. _Notable Members_ * [[:the-masked …

  • The Harp and Thistle

    The Harp and Thistle is a tavern located between the Silex City Watch headquarters and the Agora. Although it strives to stand alongside the upper class dining establishments in the rest of the [[Silex Heights | Silex Heights]], the fact that it is owned, …

  • The High Life

    Located at the end of the Avenue of Commerce, between the Opera House and Oceanwatch Park, the High Life is the oldest elven tavern in [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]]. It is a popular spot for relaxation and socialization among the [[Silex Heights | …

  • Victarion's Restaurant and Winery

    Victarion's is the most prestigious and reputable dining establishment in [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]], arguably all of [[Romaria | Romaria]]. Everything from its illustrious decorations to the exotic and delectable dishes they serve epitomizes elven …

  • The Thieves' Guild

    The Thieves' Guild is an extremely powerful crime syndicate whose influence has permeated throughout all of [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]] and even beyond the borders of the city. The Guild's economic and political strength has rooted itself in the …

  • Silex City Watch

    Like the other districts in [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]], the [[Silex Heights | Silex Heights]] has their own police force known as the City Watch. Given the amount of money circulating in the Heights, however, the district's Watch is much more well- …

  • House Drachmaa

    House Drachmaa is the only human aristocratic house in the [[Silex Heights | Silex Heights]]. The house's lineage dates back to a lesser Bronslaw noble, who quickly swore loyalty to the invading elves and, thus, was spared his freedom. The Drachmaas lived …

  • House Lyrio

    House Lyrio is the oldest elven noble house in [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]], with heritage dating back to the elven homeland. Their ancestors were leaders and backers of the Elven Conquest, and their political and financial influence persists to this …

  • Contego Populum

    This specialized band of witch-hunters was recruited to help combat the mischief of the [[Faith of the Weeping Father | Faith of the Weeping Father]] in [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]]. It consists of its leader, [[:crixus | Crixus]], [[:gretl | Gretl]] …

  • Lighthouse Infidels

    [[Massacres and Mysteries | Sardonically named]] for their resistance against a [[Faith of the Weeping Father | local witch cult]], this skilled band of registered adventurers rose from the slums of [[Bronslaw Flats | Old Bronslaw]] to achieve relative …

  • Collegium Magicum

    This complex of rustic buildings near the center of the [[Silex Heights | Silex Heights]] is the epicenter for higher education and magical learning throughout all of Aetheron. Scholars, academics, and wizards travel from miles around to seek the vast …

  • The Crowns

    The Crowns is a colloquial nickname for an enigmatic organization of criminals active throughout [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]]. The members come in all manner of races and abilities, but they all share a distinctive band of black runes etched around …

  • Slade Giffkin

    Slade is a human of average height, with broad arms peppered with tattoos of fish, axes, and other images. His head is shaved except for a short brown mohawk. Slade is personable and resourceful, but realistic; he knows how sorely undermanned his …

  • Heinrich Coppergrin

    Heinrich is a portly dwarf with toned arms patterned with burns, and a short black beard with no mustache. Heinrich is gruff, cranky, and not the most supportive journeyman. He always requires registration before the sale of arms and armor. He has …

  • Wayne Mizzirelli

    Wayne Mizzirelli has a soft boyish face and a mop of dark blonde hair that routinely falls in front of his green eyes. His clothes are often stained with chemicals from his work space. Wayne is often scatterbrained and disorganized, but he is quite …

  • Marisa Montea

    Marisa Montea is an alluring half-elf fiddler with striking auburn hair and green vine tattoos all along her right arm. She typically wears flashy, form-fitting clothes designed to tease but not welcome admirers. Marisa is the only daughter of …

  • Lumen Nalia

    Lumen Nalia is a short woman with graying hair and a warm smile. Her holy symbol is a distinctive pendant made of amethyst, an heirloom of her family who raised her in the Faith. Nalia is kind and dedicated to her work and her faith, but in her age …

  • Douglas & Vetna Cleanleaf

    Douglas Cleanleaf was a tall man with a thick, bushy black beard and green camouflaged clothes. His wife Vetna was more average in height, and kept her tangled brown hair in a bun secured with a crooked branch. Both of the Cleanleafs were taciturn and …

  • Treg Bjorn

    Warden Treg Bjorn has a bald scalp, but compensates for this with a long brown beard tied into two thick ropes. He is rarely seen without his heavy armor. Bjorn is mostly a stern, no-nonsense protector of the state, but those who drink with him know …

  • Emitt Rainboot

    Emitt Rainboot is a broad-shouldered man with a tattoo of an ugly fish on his left pectoral, a fact commonly known by patrons of his tavern since his chest is often bare. Emitt is the closed-mouthed, surly, and overall unpleasant barkeep for the [[The …

  • Golda Furrell

    Golda is a homely dwarf with acne-ridden cheeks and a tangled bun of hair the color of mud. An arsonist from the higher districts of Nova Dominium, Golda has a shifty demeanor from trying to keep a low profile. She is curt and gives the shortest …

  • Nim Stillshore

    Nim Stillshore was a brutal gang lord who led through intimidation and strength. Originally a miscreant from the North, he worked his way south to [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]] after being systematically driven from numerous other settlements for his …

  • Gervais Tripdirt

    Gervais Tripdirt is a frail man with wispy white hair and a face scarred from a past case of shingles. Gervais is a friendly if somewhat morose man, made somber both from his depressing craft and his concern for his misbegotten son, [[:ethan-tripdirt …

  • Ethan Tripdirt

    Ethan Tripdirt is a wiry youth with messy dirty blonde hair, with a pronounced twitch in the left side of his face (a side effect from his latent pesh addiction). Ethan is skittish and paranoid, both from withdrawl and from the fact that if the Sawfish …

  • Drevitt

    Drevitt is a burly human standing six feet tall, with a large birthmark on the left side of his cheek. His cotton jerkins often stretch thin over his muscular frame. Drevitt is something of a flirt, but does so harmlessly and has little respect for …

  • Dovar & Ylia Parcella

    Mr. & Mrs. Parcella were regretfully neglectful of their young daughter, Mona. When Mona contracted filth fever from a sewer rat and her parents failed to administer the antiplague necessary to cure her, she died a slow and painful death at the hands of …

  • Zeg

    Zeg is a well-built man who wears his metal armor in public, flaunting his status as a registered adventurer despite the fact that all he regularly does is drink himself into a stupor at the Leaky Dinghy. He has dark brown hair and perpetual five-o'-clock …

  • Skeever Snapjaw

    Skeever Snapjaw is a shifty halfling with squinty brown eyes and a smile that invariably turns into a sneer. A well-known cutpurse and gang member, Skeever aggrandizes his reputation to those who will listen, except for those charged with upholding the …

  • Alyndra Wavesong

    Alyndra Wavesong is a twenty-year-old half-elven resident of [[Bronslaw Flats | the Bronslaw Flats]]. Prior to adventuring, she was one of the principle fiddle-players in the Sea-Wharf Shanties, a troupe of performers centralized around the Brons-Wharf …

  • Grayson

    Grayson is a healthy but thin man with wispy brown hair and a curly beard. He has a wife and teenage son, both of whom live in his brewery by the docks. Grayson is an honest businessman, so when [[The Sawfish boys gang | the Sawfish boys]] approached …

  • Carver Lyst

    Carver Lyst is a well-toned former sailor, with a shaved head and a scar across the left side of his mouth. His wife Teya is a petite blonde woman who loves green dresses, and his daughter Isabel is a 9-year-old blonde girl with a broad smile. Carver …

  • Kerwitt Palatus

    Kerwitt is a rather unattractive man with yellowed teeth and foul breath, side effects of a lifetime chewing goldweed tobacco. He has noticably bushy eyebrows. Kerwitt is grumpy and petulant, always on the lookout for how to make a bargain best serve …

  • Meliss Trinetta

    Meliss Trinetta has long, blood red hair that is often covered by an antique-looking bonnet. She is never seen without her flowing white overcoat. Meliss is infamous for her haughty and self-important demeanor, believing that expression through the …

  • Ricardo the Hunter

    Ricardo is a lean man with a close-trimmed brown beard and a black tattoo of an arrowhead in the center of his forehead. He always carries a longbow to show his trade, even in public, although he otherwise abides by local weapons regulations. Ricardo …

  • Tenorus the Singer

    Tenorus is a graceful and strikingly attractive elf who performs in the [[Silex Heights | upper-class districts]] of [[Nova Dominium | Nova Dominium]]. His clothes are of the highest quality, and he communicates potent emotions with very small facial …

  • Dalwin Keap

    Dalwin Keap is a clean-cut man with a pair of practical leather shoes that betray his otherwise professional clothing. He has a silver ring set with a small opal easily worth 50 sp. Keap is a forgetful, somewhat wimpy executive. He recently received …

  • Tomlin Leiby

    Tomlin Leiby is a thin but toned man of twenty-nine years and average height, with tangled brown hair and light blue eyes. His deep voice carries the authority of experience, capable of influencing even his superiors. Tomlin has a five-year career …

  • Thevane Crispwillow

    Thevane is a somewhat stocky female gnome with pronounced eyebrows that match her dark blue eyes and hair. She wears baggy silken clothes to try and disguise her uncontrollable jittering (a side effect of a nearly deadly disease in her youth), and has an …

  • Tigris

    Tigris is a slender elf with wavy brown hair and light brown eyes. She wears stylish black leather clothes that show off her physique but provide little actual protection from attacks. She is often accompanied by her pet hawk, Velos. Tigris is the …

  • Irwin McKennitt

    Irwin McKennitt is a bald, black-skinned human who wears all manner of animal pelts (complete with tooth and bone jewelry) as his personal style. He has two gold canine teeth that he likes to flash with his broad smile. Irwin hails from the McKennitt …

  • Senia Cabaniss

    Senia Cabaniss is a short, black-haired half-elf with dark gray eyes. She tends to be quiet and bashful, making her all the more alluring to the patrons of her workplace, the [[The Crafty Damsel | Crafty Damsel]]. She spends much of her time at the …

  • Imhistis

    Imhistis is a tall, lanky elf with clean-cut, dark brown hair and a gold-plate earring in the tip of his left ear. He is commonly seen in one of his two uniforms - school and work - but uses his earring and a dark blue headband to maintain his …

  • Myr Polonius Theodoard

    Myr Polonius Theodoard is a frail elf prone to shakes and fits of illness. His leathery hands and frizzled hair bely his seafaring past, but he can no longer walk without his cane, and the jewels he wears are faded and worn like his brown eyes. In his …

  • "Axe"

    "Axe" is a slender elf whose hair changes dramatically every day, making him hard to recognize. His dark blue eyes, however, are a constant. Axe is a recruiter and handler for the [[The Thieves' Guild | Thieves' Guild]]. He arranges meetings and jobs …

  • Beacon Patricio

    Beacon Patricio ("beacon" being the next tier in the True Light hierarchy above "lumen") is a short elf with long blonde hair, excepting one strand of green that he dyes regularly so that it matches his eyes. He works as a major financial officer for the …

  • McClean Drachmaa

    McClean Drachmaa is a dark-skinned woman with dark, curly hair and a full bosom. She has a hot head and a short fuse, but lashes out with her biting tongue rather than with physical violence. She wears clothes made from fine materials but rolls and cuts …

  • Lumen Zaphkiel

    Lumen Zaphkiel is a handsome elf with straight blonde hair and light brown eyes. His slender, boyish face sports a broad smile, indicative of his friendly nature and sense of humor. Zaphkiel's decorative armor, while still graceful in design, actually …

  • Crixus

    Crixus is a dark-haired elf with steely grey eyes and a small scar on his jaw just below his left ear. He stands with immaculate posture, and each of his movements, even the minor ones, is a deliberate act. Despite this intimidating presence, he is …

  • The Masked Monk

    This mysterious figure only appears when [[Faith of the Weeping Father | the Faith of the Weeping Father]] executes a major plot, often acting as a herald for the cult. Although he demonstrates no innate magical ability, the witches afford him tremendous …

  • Elpidius Theodoard

    Elpidius Theodoard is an elf of average height and slight frame, with short black hair and blue eyes magnified by round spectacles. His face is often stoic, but it breaks into a faint, warm smile when Elpidius is overjoyed. Elpidius is the son of the …

  • Senator Pylos Lyrio

    Pylos Lyrio is a slim elf with thinning blonde hair and pronounced veins beneath his pale skin. He dresses is the most contemporary and expensive clothing styles, currently robe-like suits with long hanging panels of decorative designs, and is rarely seen …

  • Atalanta Lyrio

    Atalanta Lyrio is a slender yet shapely elf with large, light brown eyes like those of a doe. She has a long tapestry of bright golden hair, perpetually wavy from the numerous different buns, ties, and weaves her handmaidens create with it. She is only …

  • Poculum

    Poculum is a short elf of average build with dark brown hair streaked with gray around his long ears. He is commonly seen in his white alchemist's smock, except in public occasions, where he commonly wears pale dress clothes. Poculum is arguably the …

  • Ingeni Pontifex

    Ingeni Pontifex is a slender elf with slick black hair and dark gray eyes. His eyes are creased by smile lines, indicative of his jovial and spirited nature. For an elf of his social standing, Ingeni dresses very modestly, favoring solid colored tunics …

  • Yvette Pontifex

    Yvette Pontifex is a tall, exceedingly graceful elf with light skins and long, wavy black hair streaked with silver highlights. Her eyes are two different colors - one dark purple, one light green - which she credits to the same rare genetic disorder that …