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  • Currency and trade

    A small note on the currency of the Inner Sea and its surrounding nations is in order. The standard currency format is that used by the Armavine Empire, and though individual nations and peoples may mint and create their own coins, the name used is …

  • Piracy and the Inner Sea

    The Inner Sea and its residents do have to contend with piracy of differing types. Pirates tend to operate from any one of the small uncharted islands that dot the waters of the sea, sailing forth and taking what they can before disappearing again ( …

  • Climate of the Inner Sea

    The Inner Sea has a hot climate, in many respects like the Mediterranean. The Northerly coast can have temperatures around the 25-30 degree celsius in Summer dropping to an average of 10 in Winter. The Winters tend towards being wet and windy, with no …

  • The Armavine Civil War

    No other event within the area of the Inner Sea has had such a profound immediate and long term effect as much as The Armavine Civil War, sometimes just referred to as the Great Civil War. This event began almost 330 years previously, and plunged the …

  • Port Caros

    Port Caros lies on the coastal Altai Territories, a big sprawling place where the fierce nomads come to trade horses, leather items, certain spices and other goods with traders from Calvia, Padiha, Bassur and other realms. It was created some 60 years …

  • The 8 Imperial Wonders

    For an Empire to have lasted in one form or another over 1300 years, one would expect there to be formidable achievements and monuments to indicate power, wealth and success, and it is commonly held that there are 8 such things within the Armavine Empire. …

  • Armarissa Invictor

    The largest city in the known world and the capital of the Armavine Empire, it has stood for over 1300 years as the centre of the Empire founded by the first Emperor Hajinus Armavii. In that time it has seen wars, riots, times of great strife as well as …

  • On shamans and their place

    In terms of money not as affluent as sorcerors, and in terms of infrastructure not as organised and evangelical as Priests, the Shaman has an altogether different relationship to his (or her) followers and the world around them (both spiritual and …

  • The Zevgenya Altai

    Living within the grassy plains of the northern Armavine Empire is a tribe of Altai named the Zevgenya. Over 200 years previously they lived within the Altai Territories, but after a particularly intense and bloody feud with a rival tribe (called the …