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  • A gift, recieved.

    We were thankfully free to go from the Party, and did so with alacrity once we had established that the young Anton was as restored as we could make him. Nothing unexpected happened to us on our departure. We gave Anton over to the care of Vikon, and …

  • Valenci

    Capital city of [[Korpesh]]. Valenci is a huge bustling city on the banks of the [[Avanei River | Avanei River]]. While it holds many jaw-dropping wonders, it also teems with the poor and less fortunate members of society. The vast majority of the …

  • Lord Mayor of Valenci

    Elected to serve 6 year terms, the Lord Mayor walks a fine line in the politics of [[Korpesh]]. Reporting directly to the Monarch in several cases (typically in regards to [[The Underbelly | The Underbelly]] and shipping stats), but still falling under …

  • Valenci City Watch

    The Valenci City Watch, currently run by newly-appointed Captain [[:dame-elwyn-fyss | Dame Elwyn Fyss]], is the notoriously corrupt and bureaucratic organization of guards that are charged with safe-guarding the public an enforcing the King's law. While …

  • Noble Musters

    The Noble Musters are made up of Lord and Ladylings, second and third (and beyond) children from all strata of the Noble House, many of whom are required by law to serve in some branch of the Armed forces. They theoretically patrol the Korpesh and …

  • Underwatch

    The Underwatch patrols [[The Underbelly | The Underbelly]], and are tasked with keeping unauthorized individuals out. They also serve to protect and assist [[The Cleaners | The Cleaners]], the group tasked with cleaning out the vermin from the lower …

  • Valenci Gangs

    There are more gangs than can be catalogued easily in [[Valenci]], as the smaller ones are constantly forming, being absorbed into larger, breaking away again, and the entire cycles begins again. Below is a list that most PCs would have hear of. If …

  • Hawthorne District Dirks

    The Hawthorne District Dirks are bit unusual when compared to the other gangs of Valenci. The Hawthorne District was once a rich one, but has fallen on hard times over the years. Most of it's once grand buildings are unrecognizable, as they have been …

  • The Averton Eaters

    Situated in the Averton District, the Eaters are perhaps the most feared of the many gangs in [[Valenci]]. Averton is a subhuman slum, one of the worst in the city in terms of overcrowding and lack of jobs for it's residents to participate in. The Eaters …

  • Valenci Districts

    there are 12 districts in Valenci, plus the royal palace (which is sometimes lumped in with the distrcits, due to its size) below is a rough list * [[Royal Palace]] the hill-top compound of Korpesh's monarch. A glorious sight, for those fortunate …

  • Valenci Organizations

    Non-Guild, non-gang groups of note h4. Entertainment Organization * The Non-Aligned Performers Association - A loose affiliation of performers of all stripes, they run various playhouse, concert venues and other performance halls throughout the city, …

  • Hawthorne Academy

    Located in the once-grand Hawthorne District, the Academy is the last vestige of its elegant and educated past. It also serves as the last breath of life in a dying district. The local gang, [[Hawthorne District Dirks | the Hawthorne District Dirks]], …

  • Valenci Churches

    This page describes the various churches in Valenci. If there is not a church listed here then that god does not have an organized church presence in Valenci. That is not to say that they dont have worshipers or cults dedicated to them, just not a temple …

  • Margove Tower

    Located in the Jeris District, Margove Tower is unusual in that it is run by [[Seer | Seers]], rather than by priests of [[Uistean | Uistean]]. Consequently, the focus of the school primarily Divination, though there is sizable research into item creation …

  • The Banded Castle

    The Banded Castle is a one of a number of sorcerous colleges located in Valenci. It resides in the Balsam district, and is literally a fortress. The school purchesed one of the old crumbling forts that used to protect the headlands above the docks and has …

  • Ebelton College

    Ebelton College is focused on the study of magical beasts, incluing the conjuration and control of them. This control takes many varied forms, depending on the style preferred by the summoner. Maintains extensive menagerie of magical and unusual beast. …

  • Marlton Academy

    Located in the Jeris District, Marlton Academy provides a relatively rigid, straight-forward and universalist approach to magic. In addition to magical studies, students are required to take various ettiquete and manners classes. Because of this, Martlton …

  • Wooten House

    Located in the Emman District, Wooten House has a bit of an odd reputation. Their focus on ‘nonstandard application of magic’often leads to interesting and unexpected events that try the patience of those that live closest to the school, but capture the …

  • The Sickers

    The Sickers are a perhaps the strangest gang in Valenci. More beggars and opportunistic thieves and thugs than an organized group, their only requirement for joining is that the prospective member be willing to pull their own weight...and be ill. The most …

  • Government District

    Home to most government buildings (inc. high court, guild council building, city watch central offices and jail, tax collectors, national archives, armed forces buildings, bureaucratic buildings) and the large market. There are a moderate number small …

  • The Underbelly

    The Underbelly is the term for the network of sewers, caves and tunnels that spread out underneath [[Valenci | Valenci]]. Rumors persists that the Underbelly goes much further down than anyone realizes, and the Underwatch is there to do more just keep …

  • The Cleaners

    The Cleaners are the group tasked with keeping the cities sewers functioning and (relatively) free of vermin. They also run some above-ground vermin extermination services. The are a part of the city government, not the national government, and report to …

  • The Yewstone

    The Yewstone are a mixed gang (human and non-human), made up mostly of the children of the artisans and skilled laborers that make up the Emman district who have no desire to follow in their parent's footsteps. They are viewed by the other gangs as rich …

  • The Howlers

    Capiss District Sub and demihuman slum/boardering markets The Howlers are a demihuman gang (primarily elves) that makes its home in the [[Capiss District | Capiss district]]. [[Sawtooth's Bunch | Sawtooth's Bunch]] has been moving into Capiss for …

  • The Cappers

    The Cappers are human-only gang centered in the [[Kemal District]], a human slum. They have a reputation as a vicious gang, but are relatively small-minded when it comes to opportunities. As such, the other gang of the district, [[Daisy Cutters]], …

  • Korpesh District

    Korpesh District is a walled district that serves as home to the wealthiest and most privileged of Valenci's residents. All of the major [[Nobles | Noble]] families maintain large estates here, as do most of the minor noble houses. Additionally, many …

  • Hawthorne District

    The Hawthorne District was once a rich one, but has fallen on hard times over the years. Most of it’s once grand buildings are unrecognizable, as they have been added on to or modified to hold far more people than the original design called for. The one …

  • Averton District

    Averton is a subhuman slum, one of the worst in the city in terms of overcrowding and lack of jobs for it’s residents to participate in. Few demihumans and no signifigant numbers of humans make their home here. The district has been described, not …

  • Warsok District

    Warsok District is riverfront slum, down the [[Avanei River | Avanei River]] from [[Balsam District]], the dock and commercial district, though it is seperated from Balsam by a high bluff. Warsok is fairly evenly split between sub and demihumans, with a …

  • Capiss District

    A sub and demihuman (mostly elves, some dwarves, handful of halflings) slum, Capiss is better off than many of the other poor districts, due to it's proximity to the markets of Otik and Emman districts. [[The Howlers]] are a demihuman gang (primarily …

  • Royal Palace

    The Royal Palace. not actually a district, though it is almost the size of one and houses and employees nearly as many people. The Palace and it's surrounding gardens, lawns, and various outbuildings sit on a steep outcropping along the [[Avanei River | …

  • Kemal District

    A human slum squashed between the Hawthorne, Capiss, and Averton districts, though all exits to Averton have been walled up and built over. Kemal is not a well-off district, drug use and violent crime are a regular aspect of life, and the gangs that run …

  • Emman District

    Emman is a mixed human and demi-human district boardering the Jeris, Otik, Capiss, and Hawthorne districts. Emman is a solidly middle-class district, home to several artisans, skilled laborers, and mid-level merchants. Several of the smaller, less well …

  • Jeris District

    walled, wealthy human district. many artisans Jeris District is peopled by the rich and powerful of [[Valenci]], those that arent high nobles anyway. The district is almost exclusively wealthy (of various levels) humans, with their servants and guards …

  • Balsam District

    riverfront district, primarily human commercial The Balsam district is the primary shipping and commercial transport center of [[Valenci]], and houses most of the cities warehouses, and almost all of the commercial docks. It is dominated by bluffs …

  • Otik District

    Located near the heart of [[Valenci]], the Otik district has grown into a center of business, entertainment and culture for the sprawling city. A combination wall street and red light district, Otik is the place to go for high end business and pleasure, …

  • Graveyard District

    The Graveyard District is a sprawling sparsly inhabited district located across the river from the rest of [[Valenci]]. Signifigantly larger than any other district, it houses the boneyard and several private compounds as well as quite a few undeveloped …

  • Ssama Entertainment League

    To say that Ssama can get you anything you want, as long as you are willing to pay the price, would not be terribly amiss. While the majority of their business is in entertainment, everything from bawdy humor and peep shows to undergound arena fights ( …

  • Dame Elwyn Fyss

    An eager, newly-appointed knight with ties to the [[Xarx | Xarx]] Noble house. Little is known about her, or how she managed to achieve such a high position over other, perhaps more qualified candidates, most notably [[:damion-homesteed | Damion Homesteed …

  • Damion Homesteed

    A middle-aged, grimly effective professional soldier. The long-time second of previous Captain of the [[Valenci City Watch | Valenci City Watch]], [[:harsn-kalso | Harsn Kalso]], was recently passed over for promotion in favor of [[:dame-elwyn-fyss | Dame …

  • Harsn Kalso

    Still powerfully built at 63, Harsn has been Captain of the [[Valenci City Watch | Valenci City Watch]]for over 15 years, and has been unpopular ever minute of his career. Long despised by the Nobles for his refusal to allow the more flagrent of the …

  • Adrew Morfin

    Adrew Morfin is an extrodinarily capable and talented young leader, who had the misfortune to be born with a slight mutation. His ears have tufts on them, much like a lynxes' would. This imperfection has relegated him to a long series of less desireable …

  • Sawtooth

    Sawtooth is a huge monstrosity of a creature (think a Gator version of a minotaur) that runs the [[Sawtooth's Bunch | Sawtooth's Bunch]] gang in Valenci. Despite his savage appearance, he is a highly intelligent and dangerous foe, and has kept his crew in …

  • Ulphilas

    This charismatic and heavily-muscled elf runs the [[The Howlers | Howlers]], a gang in the [[Capiss District | Capiss]] District of Valenci. He is always seen clad in his long, sleeveless coat trimmed in wolf's fur, and fights with clawed gauntlets, …

  • Leo Kalb

    Leo is 16 years old, the younger son of an offshoot of the [[Kalb]] family. He went to a school run by priests of [[Zekan]] for much of his childhood, and subsequently became a follower of [[Marius]], although he's also fond of Marius' lover [[Demias]] …

  • Pierre Mann

    Mann cousin, 17 years old, elder brother of [[:celine-mann]], member of the Noble Musters Pierre is well-known in high class circles for his hot temper and fierce pride in the [[Mann | Mann]] family. This often results in spats with other nobles …

  • Alexei Kalb

    [[Kalb]] cousin (though closer to the main branch of the family than Leo), 17, cousin and friend of [[:leo-kalb]], in [[Noble Musters | noble muster]] with him. Alexei, while laid-back, is both more responsible than Leo and more experienced at covering …

  • Will Carborn

    [[Carborn]] cousin, 18, elder brother of [[:anton-carborn]], friend of [[:pierre-mann]]. In [[Noble Musters]]. Will fought a duel against Leo Kalb not long ago, and was defeated (and seriously injured during the course of it).

  • Anton Carborn

    [[Carborn]] cousin, 16, younger brother of [[:will-carborn]], childhood friend of [[:leo-kalb]]. In [[Noble Musters]]. Anton is skilled (and he knows it), high-spirited, brash and loyal to those who have earned his respect. He had apparently joined …

  • The Twins

    The Twins are something of a local legend around [[Valenci]]. Supposedly they run a gang of thieves, not cut-throats but rather B&E types, real stealthy. Some even say that they are the force behind the Thieves Guild. They both dress and appear very …

  • Aeowyn

    Aeowyn is a drop-dead gorgeous elven serving slave in the Ssama Entertainment League performance house known as "The Big House". Though she is technically a slave (which is also technically illegal in Korpesh), the only sign of that is her collar, and …

  • Byron Kalb

    Older brother of [[:leo-kalb|Leo Kalb]], and [[:raisa-kalb|Raisa Kalb]] once considered to be the heir to the family business, he was raised to be just that. He attended all the best schools, associated with all the best families, and attended the best …

  • Ivan Kalb

    Ivan Kalb is the Heir to the Kalb Duchy, and the eldest son of [[:lord-markov-kalb | Lord Markov Kalb]]. Ivan is a tall, dark-haired 23 year old who would be handsome if it wasnt for the sneer that constantly calls his face home (though many young ladies …

  • Fyodor Kalb

    Fyodor is the middle son of [[:lord-markov-kalb | Lord Markov Kalb]]. Fyodor is 22, only a year younger than [[:ivan-kalb | Ivan Kalb]], and the two are very close. Like Ivan, Fyodor has been well-educated and has recently been given more responsibility …

  • Vasily Kalb

    Vasily, youngest son of [[:lord-markov-kalb | Lord Markov Kalb]], is much younger than his older siblings [[:ivan-kalb | Ivan]] and [[:fyodor-kalb | Fyodor]], at only 16. He lacks the confidence of his older brothers as well, and suffers from a rather …

  • Harrik

    Harrik is so short and squat (he stands under 5 feet tall) that most folks assume he is a dwarf rather than the human he is. He has a tendency to scowl when not speaking to anyone directly, but has a silver tongue that any courtier would envy. Most of …

  • Jowan Furquist

    Passionate, charismatic, compelling, and utterly convinced that that world will end in fire (and very soon), Jowan has dedicated his like to preparing the way for the fire he has felt in his blood his entire life to run rampant through Seken. Cut down …

  • Lillian Da'al

    Lillian Da'al is a name not many know. To most of the members of [[Caillech | Caillech's]] church she is addressed as Mistress, and to most of her flock she is simply the High Necromancer. She is Risen, one of the undead returned by Caillech's grace. She …

  • Lydia

    A clever and ambitious human prostitute that works the Otik and Government Districts. She is not quite well-connected or established enough to get her on place and become a madame yet, but she doesn't seem far off.

  • The Builder

    __Rejected from the Priesthood of [[Bemel | Bemel]], kicked out of the [[Seer | Seers]] of [[Aisling | Aisling]] for giving false prophecy, the mysterious figure known as The Builder lives in an isolated block in the Government district and shuns contact …

  • Elysse

    Elysse is a bubbly and flighty [[Necromancer | Necromancer]] that helped stop the ‘Death Emergency!’ Recently became Caillch’s newest Risen and helped drive away Kemotin during the attack. She seems to embody [[Caillech | Caillech's]] odd sense of …

  • Lady C

    You know only a bit about Lady C, aside from the obvious. She speaks with a Vellucian accent, has large amounts of resources, including magic and mundane items, and exhibits grace and panache even when under stress. She has indicated she is an alchemist …

  • Bastion

    he's a rakasta, fairly famous, and violent. What more could you want? (note- Bryce had to drop, but Bastion is still around as an NPC)

  • Jinko

    Despite being not human (or even technically alive) Jinko rapidly became a friend and ally after you met him shortly before going to see [[:the-builder | The Builder]], who is apparently his 'father' and creator. Jinko has expressed a dislike bordering on …

  • Varus

    Hi. I am Varus. A simple historian in these troubled times.

  • Solus Darr

    Solus Darr is the High Seer, the head of [[Aisling | Aisling's]] church in Valenci. Your interaction with him so far has been somewhat limited, but he did help you with Raisa's seeing everything problem. Helped put together the defeat of 'Paulus', to …

  • Laemorius

    One of Ssama's candidates for Jester, and the default winner after Paulus was revealed to be a Wizard puppet. That is not to say he didn't earn it (well, that Ssama didn't), he is quite good. He sings a beautiful tenor, and can do so while performing …

  • Daleena Mann

    [[:lord-rich-mann | Lord Mann's]] middle daughter, married to Paul-Henri and the mother of Corinne Therese Mann, the young girl who in all likelyhood has grown up to become [[:cinnamon | Cinnamon]]. Not much else is known about her, or why she gave up …

  • Grllith

    A massive drunken furball, surprisingly sneaky for something so large. Hard drinking and loves to fight. He is one of the countless freelance thugs that makes a living hiring himself out in the scrabbles over who will control the crime in the city. …