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    Valterra consists of diverse city-states on a foundation of four fallen empires. The history on the continent goes back at least five thousand years. * [[History]] * [[Geography]] * [[Religion]] * [[Demography]] * [[Politics]] * [[Economics]]

  • Geography

    World Map The current city states are: # [[Karsuli]] # [[Adamik]] # [[Nakkim]] # [[Tingus]] # [[Railê]] # [[Sarpen]] # [[Gadi Hills]] # [[Ilipa]] # [[Laki]] # [[ …

  • History

    The [[Lykenem Empire]] was only the most recent empire; there have been at least three continent unifying governments before it, though their names (as well as common information about them) have been forgotten. (Or purposefully removed and/or destroyed …

  • Religion

    There are several major and minor religions and deities, worshiped according to race, creed or societal traditions. However the gods do not meddle in the affairs of mortals, or even communicate with them in any meaningful way. Some people (labeled …

  • Demography

    Valterra is racially diverse, although most of the races tend to have regional representation. For instance, Humans are the dominant race in the south portions of the continent, while Dwarves are mainly concentrated in the mountainous north central area. …

  • Economics

    Trade and economics drive much of the politics in Valterra, but indirectly in the main part. Before the [[Lykenem Empire]] fell, it was very segregated, with various portions of the Empire devoted to differing production, and a robust system of roads and …

  • Railê

    Karsuli's eastern neighbor, Railê has the best diplomatic ties with Karsuli right now; due, in no small part, to the fact that it is the only neighbor that has not invaded Karsuli in the last century. Railê is hilly, cultivating grapes and olives on …

  • Gadi Hills

    Calling the Gadi Hills a city-state is a bit of a misnomer. The Gadi Hills is a number of tribal herder-gatherer nomadic groups. They have a nominal 'ruler' the [[Kohr]] who is 'elected' by the elders of the various tribes in their once-a-decade [[ …

  • Trading

    *Imports* * [[Karsuli]]: lumber; ore; liqueur; animals * [[Railê]]: grain; ore; fish * [[Sarpen]]: grain; animals; ore * [[South Urba]]: grain; fish; ore; lumber * [[Tingus]]: animals; ore; clay; lumber _______________________ *Exports* * [[ …

  • South Urba

    Urba was split by civil war seventy years ago, and is currently the politically tense sister states of North and South Urba. South Urba shares little of [[Karsuli]]'s agriculture- it's soil has a high sand content and moves into desert scrub-land near …

  • Tingus

    Tingus is a swampy area, often rumored to be still independent because conquering it- through those swamps, and with it's ornery people- would be more trouble than it is worth. Tingus does not maintain a standing military, per se, but sharing as much …

  • Sarpen

    Sarpen is an advanced nation, with a democracy in place. It is also, unfortunately for it's neighbors, militaristic and _hungry_. There is an elected rank structure that seems only available to successful military officers- and it is these people who, …

  • Politics

    Politics on the continent are precarious at the best of times. Regardless of the codependency created by the [[Lykenem Empire]], many of the city-states would rather war upon each other than trade peacefully.

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