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  • Ivinian

    p.The Ivinians are the inhabitants of the region known as [[Ivinia]]. The Ivinians are famed seamen, and their tough, seaworthy ships enable them to range further than any other people. They have planted colonies and conquered territories throughout …

  • Hârn

    h2. Harn Hârn is a rough, hazy, forested isle 100 miles off the northwest coast of the continent of [[Lýthia]], on the edge of the [[Harnic Ocean]]. [[Lake Benath]], a freshwater lake drained by the [[Thard River]], dominates Harn's center. The longest …

  • Azadmere

    The kingdom of the Harnic [[Khuzdul]] (dwarves), is centered on the [[City of Azadmere]], but includes most of the mountains surrounding [[Lake Arain]]. The kingdom was founded more than 7000 years ago. More than half of the population is human. Most …

  • Evael

    p. This is the last remnant of the elven kingdom which once covered all of [[Hârn]]. Some fourteen centuries ago, unable to stem the tide of human immigration, the [[Sindarin]] renounced claim to Harnic sovereignty and withdrew to the [[Shava Forest]], …

  • Kaldor

    p. Located in the eastern interior of Harn, Kaldor is a feudal realm ruled by [[King Miginath]] from his royal castle in the city of [[Tashal]]. Founded more than five centuries ago, external threats to Kaldor have been minimal, but internal strife has …

  • Kanday

    A feudal kingdom in southwestern [[Harn]]. Founded 150 years ago after the collapse of the despotic [[Theocracy of Tekhos]], Kanday is ruled by [[King Andasin IV]] from his seat in [[Dyrisa]]. The city of [[Aleath]], a chartered freetown, is the largest …

  • Palíthanè

    h2. The Kingdom of Palíthanè p. Palíthanè is a kingdom in northwestern [[Lythia]], conquered and now ruled by [[Ivinian | Ivinians]]. It is an independent state located along the coast, south of the [[Emélrenè | Kingdom of Emélrenè]]. On the eastern …

  • Orbaal

    h2. Orbaal p. A pre-feudal state in northeast Harn ruled by [[King Alegar II]] from [[Geldeheim]]. It was formally called [[Jara]], until the Kingdom or Orbaal was proclaimed about 55 years ago after the [[Ivinian]] conquest of the indigenous [[Jarin …

  • Rethem

    p. A fuedal kingdom in western Harn, founded about 100 years ago by [[Arlun the Barbarian]], currently ruled by [[King Chafin III]] from his seat in [[Shostim]]. Rethem has a violent history and is Harn's most unstable, treacherous, and dangerous state. …

  • Thardic Republic

    h2. The Thardic Republic p. A plutocratic state, unofficially called just Tharda, misgoverned by a republican senate from the city of [[Coranan]]. The republic was founded about 65 years ago, evolving from the [[Thardic League]]. Although not a feudal …

  • Barbarian Tribal Nations

    p. Harn contains eighteen barbarian tribal nations. Each of these nations has fairly well defined homelands in the wilderness areas of Harn. For the most part, the tribal nations are the same racial stock as the civilized human cultures, but for one …

  • Feudalism

    h2. Feudalism p. The prevailing form of government in civilized Ham is feudalism. All land is owned by the king, who then grants fiefs to trusted magnates to provide for local government and defense. Such grants are inheritable although the monarch may …

  • Knighthood

    h2. Knighthood p. Knighthood is not a feudal title. All barons and earls, and even the king, are knights. Anyone may theoretically be knighted, most often for exemplary military service to the crown. Knighthood is non-hereditary, hut most knights are …

  • Jarin Culture

    h2. Jarin Culture h3. Jarin Traits and Passions p. The Jarin peoples are highly artistic, creative and emotional people. Their passions seem to burn hotter than those of many other cultures. Common passions among the Jarin are; Loyalty to Family, …