Tag: Syrak

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  • Crownguard

    Crownguard is a growing town of over 3,000 souls. Baron Echinos and his council rule wisely and well and are popular with the people. Crownguard: c. 2000 humans Crownguard is the most northerly town in the Kingdom of Syrak and is the seat of …

  • Castanium

    Castanium and the Eastern Marches (population: 22,000) The haunted fortress of Castanium is the regional capital of the Eastern Marches, and this ominous black-stoned edifice is a highly visible landmark in the otherwise flat plains. The province was …

  • The Olsen Duchy

    A typical Duchy is that of the Olsen family. Comprising a dozen villages and the modest town and castle at Meerburg, the duchy is home around three thousand people and guards the trade route to Dardano on the southern border of the realm. The Olsen …

  • The Guild of Bards

    The heritage of Syrak is a source of great pride to its citizens and for centuries its lore has been maintained by the Guild of Bards. The bards of Syrak are more than mere minstrels or lore keepers; for centuries they have ridden on wars and quests so …

  • The White Tower

    Magic is relatively common in Syrak; most people have seen it practiced at least a few times and many wealthy families own magical items from trinkets to powerful heirlooms. The Mages Guild is the heart of spell casting in Syrak; all arcane spell …

  • The Church of Sol Helios

    Sol Helios is the god of the sun and the legendary founder of Syrak. He is worshipped by practically everyone in the city and is most dominant religion. Other Good and Neutral deities are also revered by the people of Syrak but the worship of evil …

  • The Royal Palace

    At the centre of the Syrak the Royal Palace rises elegantly from the mansions of the nobility that surround it. The home of the royal family is the symbolic heart of the city. It also houses the Royal Guard, the only true standing army in Syrak and …

  • Landus

    The [[Knights of the Thorn]] are sworn to obey the King, Landus of Syrak. Landus is a good looking, fair haired man of 38 who is popular with his people. Although he is neither a great swordsman nor an acclaimed general he led his people through ten …

  • Antoninus

    Antoninus is a former High Priest of Sol Helios. He is an irascible old man who led the faithful through a generation of war and brought them out the other side. However his rigid and conservative views began to fall out of favour as the city returned to …