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  • Rallas

    Rallas is an independent duchy nestled between the Northmere Sea to the west and the Ridgeback Mountains to the east. Seventeen years ago it belonged to the Kingdom of Astoria, but it has always maintained an independent spirit born of an existence in a …

  • Strathaven

    Strathaven (pronounced “stray-ven”) is a small city that is the seat of the Barony of Strath and a burgeoning trade center on the Northmere Sea. It has seen substantial growth in the last year, as refugees from Ashwood and other settlements near the …

  • Lochlan

    This old druid is the keeper of the “old ways” of worshiping the animal spirits before most were converted to the Pantheon. Located in the village of Ashwood, Lochlan receives many visitors to his simple abode and wields tremendous influence in the rural …

  • Baron Armin Strath

    Strath is middle aged, only just starting to lose his graying hair. His eyes portray a deep sadness and he is far less spirited than he was in his youth. His one son died young and his daughter was adopted. Strath was once very active, including …

  • Magister Elisedd

    A mage who used to serve as Baron Strath’s councilor and purser before retirement. He still practices alchemy and herbalism and has been known to teach magic to those he deems intelligent. Some say the Magister’s alchemy skills are the finest in Rallas. …

  • Dame Alana

    Served as Baron Strath's steward and right hand and led the defense against the gnoll incursion. She swore fealty to Deirdre in Allibar prior to the Trial of Succession and became Warden for the young Baroness. Alana is young for a renowned veteran …

  • Captain Rowan

    An officer of the Redcloaks, a standing army from the Kingdom of Astoria. Rallas has a treaty to this day in which it pays tribute to Astroria in return for protection. Largely a ceremonial presence in recent times, Captain Rowan still takes his task …

  • Quintus Jinn

    The owner of the Mandrake Inn and retired locksmith from one of the free cities of Calidar. Jinn has the accent and appearance of a Calidari, with dark hair, goatee, and tanned skin. He is wiry and quick on his feet, and welcomes his customers with a …

  • Captain Shiv Bellock

    The Captain of the Guard arose from commoner ranks. Rumor has it that during a bandit raid during his boyhood, he cut the bandit leader’s neck open with a sharpened sliver of metal from the smithy. The Captain gets along with the commoners of the town …

  • Sir Malkar

    Sir Malkar is one of the older knights in the service of Barony of Strath. He is the castle armorer and has trained most of the squires in the barony, many of whom are now knights. He is well-respected and his words carry great weight. Malkar is …

  • Deirdre Strath

    [[:deirdre | Character Log]] Deirdre is the adopted daughter of Baron Armin Strath. She was found on a nobles' hunting trip near Ashwood, and the baron reportedly was enamored of her from the beginning, since his wife and son had died in childbirth. …

  • Barony of Strath

    Besides the baronial seat of [[Strathaven | Strathaven]], there are only three other settlements of note within the barony. * *Hearthglen* is a village located south of Strathaven along the Inner Sea. It borders a substantial bog and is comprised of …

  • Noland the Black

    Noland was formerly Sir Noland Hornblade, son of Lord Belimond Hornblade of Avon Hill. Belimond was a fierce political rival to Baron Garlond Strath, the father of Armin Strath. During the Rallas Rebellion, Belimond sided with the Astorians, hoping to …

  • Allibar

    Allibar is the seat of the Duchy of Rallas. Despite being small for a full-fledged city, Allibar is the largest settlement in Rallas. Dating back to the Old Empire, the city has tall stone walls with old, square towers. A castle arises above the walls …

  • Magistrate Malcolm Corienne

    The magistrate is officially appointed over Strathaven to look out for the duke’s interests and administer ducal justice. Malcolm manages the duke’s tax collection and census. He has a comfortable manor in town with a few guards. Coriene has balding …

  • Duke Ian Kaydrin

    Duke Ian Kaydrin is tall, muscular, and imposing. He has green eyes, long brown hair, and and has a scar from one of his many battles. He is known to wield athe family blade, a bastard sword made of adamantite and called "Kingfell," in battle. Kaydrin …

  • Sir Bowen

    Sir Bowen is a young cavalier, strong and skilled on horseback. The Heroes first encountered him when they were traveling to Allibar to inform the Duke of the succession problems in Strath. Bowen led an excellently trained and equipped group of bandits …

  • Eleena

    Eleena is a young, beautiful enchantress who was once a student of Magister Elisedd's before she was dismissed from his service. She fought against the Heroes on the side of Magistrate Corienne in the Trial of Succession. Eleena has auburn hair just …

  • Chancellor Thalmane

    Thallmane is the chancellor to the duke, and provides him with advice, manages the duchy's finances, and has a strong say on who sees the duke and when. Many see Thallmane is an extraordinarily powerful individual. The chancellor is an older, thin, …

  • Baron Tory Bear Bradan

    Bradan, "the Bear" is lord of the barony of Eastford along the border with Astoria. A large-framed, gruff man, Bradan is an excellent motivator, with a fierce temperament and ruthless reputation. Bradan is aging now, with balding gray hair, bushy …

  • Baron Blane Logaire

    Logaire is lord of the Barony of Logaire, north of Strath. He makes money taxing the Old Coast Road and has settlements near the Deepwood. Logaire maintains a persona of thoughtfulness and deliberation. Logaire is middle aged, with thinning brown …

  • Marshal Kellon Truemane

    Truemane is older than the other company, with gray-white hair, trimmed beard, and sparkling blue eyes. He has a kindly countenance, and is reminiscent of a grandfather figure. Truemane is old-fashioned, but very knowledgeable of leading armies. He …

  • Captain Penrose

    Penrose is the Redcloak official responsible for keeping tabs on the Duke's court in Allibar. He is somewhat young for his position, well-spoken, and bright. Penrose has a de facto Redcloaks headquarters set up at an inn in Allibar's Market Ward …

  • Rell

    Rell is a colleague of Talar's. They seem to have known each other for a long time and he is one of the few, and possibly only person, that Talar seems comfortable with. Rell is Ashearan and wears comfortable, padded clothing that does not interfere …

  • Sir Lucien

    [[:lucien | Character Log]] Lucien is a priest at the Temple of the Pantheon in Strathaven. He assisted the Heroes in clearing Strat Hall Keep and rescuing Deirdre and Sir Malkar. He always wanted to become a knight and recently, Baroness Deirdre …

  • Talar

    [[:talar-1 | Character Log]] Talar is a strange, former druid who showed more power and potential than any druid in generations. She told the Heroes she would be fighting against them in the Trial of Succession after a strange and rambling dialogue …

  • Bors

    Bors is a simple but professional career soldier (4th level warrior) who has been a sergeant with the militia for over a decade, was recently acting militia captain until Sir Simon was appointed, and then promoted to Sheriff of Strath. His techniques are …

  • Ailon

    Purser Ailon is the purser for the Barony of Strath and has served as such for a couple of years. He is a mousy, shy man of middle age with balding gray hair, squinty brown eyes, and a very thin build. He is pale and often prattles nervously about …

  • Raegor Nogginstomper

    Raegor is a dwarf trap-maker who became the de facto leader of bandits based at Corbald Ruins when Noland the Black was imprisoned. Raegor escaped with the remaining bandits when the Heroes retook Corbald, but Talar was able to track him down and …

  • Sir Liam Bellamy

    Sir Bellamy is a young knight and son of Sir Pedrik Bellamy, who was head of the Knights of Strath and killed by Baron Armin Strath when the baron was possessed by a cursed blade. Liam shows as much promise with a blade as his father, and was named …

  • Avonhill

    Avonhill is located in the remote, southeastern corner of the Barony of Strath. It is a small town with wooden walls protecting three sides and the fourth side facing the Avonmere River. It has a couple of inns, some shops, a smithy, garrison, watch …

  • Dagon

    Dagin is the owner of the Boar's Haunch Inn in Avonhill. He is an older, barrel-chested man with a burgeoning belly, mutton chops, and a healthy sense of humor. His young daughter, Mara, is an enthusiastic beauty who keeps the inn spotless and has a …

  • Mara

    Mara is the daughter of Dagon, owner of the Boar's Haunch Inn in Avonhill. She is an enthusiastic beauty who keeps the inn spotless and has a soft spot for animals. Mara is attractive, with long, dark hair and expressive eyes. [[File:367535 | class= …

  • Meledor Goldchase

    Meledor is a crafty Dwarven merchant who plies trade between Perriford in Astoria, and southern Rallas. He made a deal with Thane Silverfist of [[Kelzad Delzoun | Kelzad Delzoun]] to travel to human lands near Avonhill and uncover ancient dwarven ruins. …

  • Lord Murray

    Lord Murray is Lord of Avonhill, given that post by Baron Armin Strath after he lead a resistance against the Astorian occupiers in the area 17 years ago. Murray drills his militia and watch tirelessly, as he sees a myriad of threats in the region. He …

  • Isilde

    Isilde is a young female, around 18-20 years old. She is a tracker who lives in the woods north of Avonhill. The Heroes found her being kept as a prisoner in a tend belonging to Viro, a bandit leader who was kidnapping locals. She is somewhat tall …

  • Kal Korithar

    Kal’Korithar is an abandoned dwarven fortress southeast of Avonhill nestled in the foothills of the Ridgeback Mountains. It was put to full use during the Reign of the Necromancers a century ago, when the Necromancers had taken territory reaching all the …

  • Valen Ralifar

    Valen is a wood elf druid who has been trapped in in crypts beneath the abandoned dwarven fortress of Kal’Korithar for over 100 years. He survived by fishing at an underground stream and eating lichen. Valen, from an elven realm once located in the …

  • Pelivorian Greenwhisper

    Pelivorian, unwillingly nicknamed "Pug" by Meledor, is a gnome researcher accompanying Meledor. He has been promised access to lost dwarven ruins. He is a font of knowledge on history, geography, and cultures, and will regale his (captive) audience with …

  • Magnus

    Magnus is the innkeeper of the Azure Drake Inn in Strathaven. The inn is more upscale than most, with decor gathered from Magnus' travels as an adventurer, including the skull of a green dragon mounted over his bar. Magnus knew Grimbull from his time in …

  • Dakara

    Dakara is a younger girl, about age 15 or 16. She can use magic, and the PCs captured her with a brigand group near Strathaven. Grimbull insisted she be given a second chance to learn right from wrong and took her in. She admitted she was run from her …

  • Sir Morgan Chase

    Morgan's father, an Astorian knight, was killed in Rallas' war for independence, when Morgan was a boy and a page. Morgan was brought up in the court by Armin along with Alana, though cautiously, because it was difficult to read his mind. Morgan has …

  • Jaydin Valmort

    Jaydin Valmort is the commander of all Redcloaks in Rallas and a Knight of the Crimson Blade, a knightly order based in Astoria. No one knows why a knight with such promise was exiled to such a frontier post, but Jaydin serves with dignity. The first …

  • Lord Elidh

    Lord Elidh is the liege of Hearthglen and was once a loyal warrior under Armin in the Rebellion. He leads a peaceful life retired from politics and can often be found in prayer at his humble estate overlooking the Northmere. Lord Elidh is almost …

  • Lady Lavarra Logaire

    Lavarra is the daughter of Baron Blane Logaire. She is quite clever and loves to travel as much as she is allowed. Lavarra is absolutely beautiful, with raven black hair worn up in an intricate braid, a somewhat foxy looking face, and clever eyes that …

  • Lady Sovena Hawk

    Sovena is a lady-in-waiting for [[Lady Lavarra Logaire | Lady Lavarra Logaire]]. Sovena has blonde hair with curls, has large expressive hazel eyes, and an oval face. She twirls her hair in her finger and is a skilled singer. [[File:434578 | …

  • Lady Aurelia Ren

    Aurelia is a lady-in-waiting for [[Lady Lavarra Logaire | Lady Lavarra Logaire]]. Aurelia is tall and willowy, has red brown hair, pale skin, and high cheekbones. She can play a flute but tends to talk in a whisper. [[File:434580 | class=media- …