Map of the Kashar Peninsula and the far northern Jungle of Shurakha (Actual size is 31 x 21 inches) Detail map of the Anuten Desert region (roughly 11 x 8 inches) Detail map of the Nemoras and Hesal regions (roughly 13.5 x 8.5 inches) The oft-reviled and unpredictable Belun (Lord) of the city state of Anen, the easternmost city of Anuten Regular in the Anen military Vital trade passage to the northern kingdoms, through the Sebish Mountains north of Goharra fortress One example of the volunteer warrior caste who submit to the protection of the temples of Anuten. The Casani are usually only called upon to defend against raiders, and will obey the call of no one but their temple's highest priests Wild ruminant beast with a somewhat domesticable character, roughly the size of a cow Entertainment in the varied city-states of Anuten comes in many guises, including street-performers such as this young woman The farmers of Anuten, as in most regions of the world, dress simply and work hard There are many hupparhu, or combat pits, in the cities and villages of Anuten, where rules are usually dictated by the victor The temples of the Samarid Pantheon are used for enlightenment, worship, and of course, correction and redemption. Here, the most serious transgressors are sent to find Rehan, Samar of the Sun and Father of all Samar (the Sun-Spirits) The most common mount in Anuten is the ruminant 'anhu', and merchants will use them for transport alone or in caravans A trader's city of caravan tents where the merchant lords administer the passage to Gorankha, port to Shurakha and beyond. Makarran soldiers keeps the peace and a magistrate collects a piece of the trade for the city state A virtually impregnable mountain fortress overlooking the trade vessels of the Asanish and the caravans of the western trade route One of several large temple complexes in the desert of Anuten, Harama serves as a spiritual beacon and rest-stop on the road between the Fortress of Sankiral and Qarat in the south Uqaribet was once one of the greatest temple complexes, devoted to a more ancient form of the Samarid Pantheon. Built under the western edge of the Gamurid cliffs, it was long ago overrun by denizens of the deep Wyrmhunters are paid well for their abilities to employ stealth and cunning to kill ruinous wyrms of the akkur (desert), a scourge of remote farmers and lone travellers The regular soldiers of Anuten are typically captained by a hanar, who are raised to the rank through accomplishment in battle and loyalty to the Eresuk (King) or Eresun (Queen). All Makarran soldiers are distinguished by the golden hem on the cloth or kilts they wear The levied infantry of Anuten are not nearly as well-trained as their regular counterparts, but serve a vital role in numbers when tasked to fight for their city-state. The Makarran soldier is distinguished by the golden hem on their cloth or kilt wraps It is common for the Eresun of Makarra to eat amongst upper caste friends on a daily basis. They are served by the Eramari, the Queen's servants The Musabiya are a select group of the Eresun's regular soldiers who can ride and fight at speed as they patrol Makarran lands in all directions from the city itself Eresun Asaralum is widely respected as ruler of Makarra. She is a stern but gourgeous young woman who commands respect in daily life as well as through astute political decision-making at all levels. She is the daughter of the revered Eresuk Yassesh, killed in battle with Anen Sorcery is both respected and feared in Anuten (in many other places, it is demonized or revered). The qutarya of Makarra, as most do, use a small animal or object as focus or sacrifice for their rituals, ranging from short spoken words for weaker effects to long ceremonies for powerful sorcery Back-alley spiritual observances are not illegal in Makarra, representing an underground community that is typically about individual interpretation of what the wadu (the spiritual realm) means, but they are frowned upon and openly criticised Unlike Anuten, Nemoras is a land where the theological is dominant and the centre of this politically religious land is at Gonsharayam, the Temple City. The city is build into a sheer mountain face surrounded by low-lying jungled river marsh, and the city has a series of causeways for access The priests and priestesses of Nemoras run the cities from the temple seat and religious law is paramount Taszker is the great jungle city overlooking the strait or Marota. It is reachable only using the great lift, a smaller version of which can found at the slightly more accessible Sankiral in Anuten Hesal is a hellish crater of smoke and brimstone, with boiling pools of sulfuric water and an air of evil, dominated by a secretive culture of cultists who employ sacrifice, torture and abomination on a daily basis. The Eastern towers mark the edge of civilised lands The raiders of the wastes are the remnants of a region of city-states long overun by corruption and decay. They now control oft-warring clan-based encampments around oases and ruins, or strongholds that dot the north-central Kashar plain With the decay of former civilised communities in the Burara Wastes has come the encroachment of creatures and undead who can raid the western trade route virtually unchecked. No one is quite sure how powerful they might become, but the Fortresses are under severe pressure

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