Estorica News Letter
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Maleia sea is home to a nation of nomadic pirates who generally live by their creed. Across the sea are the Maleia islands which hold various small cultures, each one unique in its way. Collectively the islands are ruled by the President of the United islands, elected by the council of pirates and island representatives. Many of the more elaborate and majestic islands are built on the backs of dragon turtles that have symbiotic relationships with the people of Maleia, which allows the people to move as need be.
Neria is a Confederation of several independent clans and families, with loose rules and enforcement between the clans under normal circumstances, with the muscles of the government being flexed to maintain a small level of uniformity and to defend against foreign and domestic threats.
Seiran, the largest country on Cavus, is bordered by the Abyss to the northwest and Neria to the north. Seiran is divided into two regions. Central Seiran is made up of a mountainous desert, while Coastal Seiran is blessed with fertile land and forests. Once two countries with a reasonably bloody history, Seiran has only become a semi-united front relatively recently. They are vastly different culture wise and prefer to stay very hands-off with one another, and they are one country in name only.
It is a country in which the current regime is a monarchy and is ruled by a Queen, who is the head of the government. Next to the Queen is the power exercised by the government made up of 7 princesses. Tragen is the most rugged body of land found within Cavus outside of the Abyss. Tragen contains the top highest reaching mountains on the planet. Much of Tragen is vertical; mountains, cliffs, and deep valleys. All of the settlements are either found on the shores of rivers and large bodies of water within these valleys. This does not include the 5 cities that reside in other territories.
The abyss is a colossal pit that was created sometime during the age of myth, and it is speculated that the land in which the abyss rest used to be where the gods resided. The vertical hole has a diameter of around 3.6 square miles however the actual depth of the abyss is unknown as it has never been reached, it is known that the surface area of the abyss is at the minimum 9.6 million square miles extended. There are separate oceans, landscapes, continents, and worlds; the further one goes down. At its center rest the Garden of Evil, home to various plant life that is imbued with the power of Dauoin, those who get to close will be overcome with corruption and a need to be wicked.