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The Realm of Varahil

Varahil is situated in the west of Norlandía. With the Iron Mountains to the north and Thalûsbar Marsh to the south Varahil is a noble and affluent realm, its gold and iron mines ensuring that its armies are not only the best equipped but also the best paid. Decades of war with the neighbouring realm of Tantoräc has left Varahil’s forces seasoned and competent, and not to be trifled with.

Insignia:                     Eagle
Ruled By:                   Gorakcos Royal Family
Capital City:               Perethos
Other Cities:              Javyńe
Villages/Towns:         Coingdale
Ports:                           Port of Ionder
                                     Port Thalycón
Ruins:                          No Ruins
Resources:                  Gold
                                      Precious Stones

The City of Perethos

Perched on the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Claws, Perethos is the capital city of the realm of Varahil. Famed for its lavish townhouses and marble temples Perethos is also home to the realm’s largest sect of elementalists. Able to harness the power of the elements these mages are capable of altering the weather, manipulating water and have even been known to take to the battlefield, hurling balls of fire at the enemies of the realm.

Varahil is a proud and noble realm whose wealth and prosperity are the envy of most other realms. The Gorakcos Royal Family rule the realm with an iron fist, quelling uprisings with merciless efficiency and taking a zero tolerance approach to crime. In conjunction with the temples they enforce civil obedience and strict compliance in the populous.


One man who does not comply with the rule of law is Braxil Denowai. The current lord of his family’s estate it is said that Braxil Denowai is the most heartless lord his keep ever had. His sadistic deeds and tyrannical acts are known throughout the realm, causing many of the other lords to shun him.

The Thirteen


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The lands within the Northern Realms range from arid deserts to frozen tundra, and the vast majority of them are filled with untamed wilderness and untold dangers

The Ruins of Argdönsgate

The Realm of Ashensörth

The people of Ashensörth are guarded and furtive and so it is apt that Ashensörth has adopted the Shield as its emblem


The Realm of Caulderon

The forests of Caulderon are vast and expansive covering over half the realm and so the emblem of Caulderon is the Tree

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The Realm of Delathorn

The stone masons of Delathorn are the most experienced in the Northern Realms which is why the Castle is the emblem of their realm

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Frigöris is a realm of ice and snow where warlords and tribes battle for the realm’s meagre resources. The emblem of Frigöris is the Bear

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The Realm of Kankulēsis

The realm of Kankulēsis is known for its harsh laws and war-like tendencies proving that it is no coincidence the realm’s emblem is Crossed Axes

The City of Wittinshade

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The greatest navy in the Northern Realms belong to the realm of Landledusk which is why they adopted the Ship as its emblem

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The Horse is the emblem of Mantaras due to the fact that Mantarasian horses of pure stock are faster than those in the other realms

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The warriors of Narquiss are trained from their early teens and are ferocious in battle. It is their Horse Hair Helms that is the emblem of the realm

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Pholôs is a realm of contrasts; some cities are a beacon of civilization while the others are a pit of vipers. The Cobra is the emblem of Pholôs

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The Realm of Tantoräc

Tantoräc is an untamed realm of forests and mountains. Wars with neighbouring realms has left Tantoräc in disarray. The Wolf is the emblem of this realm

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The Realm of Umberöc

Umberöc is made up of five islands each with a city at its core. Dragons nest on the surface of each island and it is they which is the emblem of this realm

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The Realm of Valadöria

The realm of Valadöria is famed for its storms and tempests leading its Royal Household to adopt the Lightning Strike as the emblem of the realm

The City of Perethos

The Realm of Varahil

Varahil is a proud and noble realm whose gold mines ensure their army is both well equipped and well paid. The Eagle is the emblem of this realm

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