Tag: Republic of Darokin

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  • Separated

    *_The Guild's Hall in Akorros_* (19 Klarmont 997 AC) Putting down the pencil, Janice looked up the junior and answered _“No, no, no…you’re misunderstanding boy. You have taken on two work assignments at the same time with each job being elsewhere, …

  • Distractions

    *_The Guild's Hall in Akorros_* (20 Klarmont 997 AC) _“You know you have to go with them?”_ her question sounding more like a statement, while pouring him a drink. Grabbing hold of the glass, Gotryk slowly nodded his head. Placing the bottle on …

  • That Night in Nemiston

    *_The House of the Industrious Hands_* (13 Felmont 997 AC) Mother Amelia sat patiently as Captain Eldmire’s men searched the House of the Industrious Hands. She had taken a much needed rest, as her legs were tired from the day’s activities. She was …

  • The Ana Radeeya Restaurant

    *_The Ylari_* (16 Felmont 997 AC) Sitting deep in thought, on a comfortable mattress amidst a sea of various sized and coloured pillows, in his personal private booth of his favourite Selenican Restaurant, Ibrahim Al-Azrad pulled methodically on his …

  • Letters

    *_House of the Industrious Hands_* (16 Felmont 997 AC) Mother Amelia pressed firmly, sealing the final letter with The Church's seal. "Liam!" she called out. Turning her eyes downwards, she observed as she opened and closed her hand in an attempt to …

  • Decisions

    *_Kobold cave near Armstead_* (2 Fyrmont 997 AC) The [[Confession from Adelmar | Confession from Adelmar]] had taken an interesting turn. The implication of [[Umbarth House | Umbarth House]], one of the great [[Merchant Houses of Darokin | Merchant …

  • Potatoes

    *[[:mills | Millington Klantyre]]'s room, in the Salonikos Rest Inn* (12 Fyrmont 997 AC) There was a knock at the door. _“Come in.”_ Aidan entered the room, and looked around, _“First one here?”_ _“Seems that way,”_ answered Mills, too engrossed …

  • Under the City

    *The Ancient Catacombs of Selenica* (13 Fyrmont 997 AC)  There is no natural light source and the filthy murky water, black in colour, offers no true reflection. The water itself reminds you of an enormous black pudding and you feel that your clothing …

  • Grumaka

    *The Ancient Catacombs of Selenica* (13 Fyrmont 997 AC) p. Grumaka cried out in pain and fell as his left leg gave way. Brushing his hair from his face he looked at the wounds which had just opened up along his leg. _His regeneration was not …

  • His Eminence, Loric II

    *Selenica, Great Cathedral of Darokin Church in Anna Square, Hallonica Quarter* (14 Fyrmont 997 AC) p. The meeting with the level-headed Captain Justinian and his subordinates ran longer than expected and by the time they took their leave one could …

  • To Glantri

    *Corunglain* (20 Sviftmont 997 AC) [[:janice-wynn | Janice Wynn]] put out the cigarette just as Chord sat down, biting her lip in anticipation. She disliked being in this position, but things had become desperate. The fool had risked his life …

  • Croaker Returns

    *Just outside Specularm* (5 Eirmont 997 AC) Once he recovered from the nausea and disorientation, Croaker steadied himself and looked around. A smile played across his lips as he remembered fondly the last time they had all been here. Kneeling he bent …

  • the Company

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | …

  • Republic of Darokin

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | …

  • Settlements in Darokin

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  • Foreign Influences in Selenica

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  • Nemiston

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | …

  • Darokin Society

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | Rules]] …

  • Darokin Society - Displays of Wealth

    Members of Darokin society must walk a fine line when it comes to personal wealth. On the one hand, power and status comes from wealth, so it's important that most people be able to tell fairly readily just how rich you are. On the other hand, garish …

  • Darokin Society - Charity

    With the exception of each city's annual Masked Ball, there is not a great deal of charitable activity in Darokin. Darokinians put a great deal of stock in the value of self-reliance, and charity is perceived by the majority to take that self-reliance …

  • Characters of Selenica

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  • Fort Hobart

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  • Darokin Society - Education

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  • Armstead

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | …

  • Walking Tour of Armstead and its Environs

    [[File:470700 | class=media-item-align-center | Armstead.jpg]] *Armstead Market:* The country road connecting [[Armstead | Armstead]] to the Darokin Road ends at a large clearing in the middle of the village, where local farmers ply their wares and …

  • Merchant Houses of Darokin

    The Great Merchant Houses: The merchant houses wield considerable influence over government policy in Darokin – some would say (very quietly) that they run the government itself. The most prominent Houses are listed below: [[Al-Azrad House | Al-Azrad …

  • Letter from Jarvis

    25 Felmont 997AC Adelmar I trust things are well with you. The negotiations have been concluded, our long wait is finally over. One of my men will be escorting the buyers …

  • MacAlleyn House

    Originally Klantyre, some of the MacAlleyns immigrated from the [[Principalities of Glantri | Principalities of Glantri]] to Darokin during the Flaem/settler war in the mid AC 780s. Keeping with their background as arms merchants in Glantri (and, possibly …

  • Umbarth House

    *History of the House* On the surface at least, Umbarth House is one of the more pedestrian of the Great Houses. Founded by former employees of House Ithel, its history follows the typical story of slowly gaining power after the fall of the Kingdom, …

  • Dragon Hatchery

    [[File:473936 | class=media-item-align-none | Dragon_Hatchery.jpg]] h5. GENERAL FEATURES *Ceilings:* Cavern ceilings are 15 feet high. *Light:* During daytime areas 1 and 2 are brightly lit and areas 3 and 4 are dimly lit by outside light. All …

  • Darokin Society - Magic

    Magic plays a small part in the daily lives of many of Darokin's residents. The _Arte Dei Maghi_ (Magic User's Guild) is one of the most powerful in the country, doing a great deal of business both inside and outside Darokin. Typical transactions include …

  • Darokin Society - Government

    [[Darokin - Plutocracy | Darokin - Plutocracy]] defines the role that one's personal wealth might play in government. There are two major types of government in Darokin, covering two different types of land: The [[Heartland | Heartland]] and the [[ …

  • Borderlands

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | …

  • Heartland

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | …

  • Darokinian Campaign History

    Below follows a list of Darokinian Adventures embarked on by [[the Company | the Company]] as well as any essential notes to the particular adventure: # *Carnival (Af)Fair* - The Party was hired by the [[Carnival Fair Consortium | Carnival Fair …

  • Darokin - Plutocracy

    It is not unusual power goes hand-in-hand with money in Darokin for there are many places in the [[Known World | Known World]] (and elsewhere) where that is true. What is unusual about the way things work in Darokin is the extent to which this …

  • Darokin - the Role of Diplomacy

    Darokin has acquired a reputation for experts in diplomacy throughout the [[Known World | Known World]]. This should come as no surprise when one considers the following facts: *Darokin's tenuous geographical position:* Darokin has common borders with …

  • Functions of the DDC

    * Maintaining and improving relations with all other countries in the [[Known World | Known World]]. The DDC has "missions" (as they are known) in the capitals of every neighbouring nation, as well as many other major cities. Even distant lands such as …

  • Darokin - the Role of Guilds

    The Guilds of Darokin, most notably the Merchants' Guild (Arte Dei Mercantati), are a very powerful political force. There has never been a Chancellor or member of the Inner Council who was not a member of Merchants' Guild, and 96 percent of all the Outer …

  • Darokin Diplomatic Corps

    The tradition of Darokin diplomats began with Sasheme Vickers of [[Umbarth House | Umbarth House]] (based in Akesoli), who took it upon himself to mediate a dispute between Glantri and the Atruaghin, preventing an armed conflict that would have caught …

  • Applying and Training at the DDC

    Any resident of Darokin who wishes to become a diplomat need only apply at the [[Darokin Diplomatic Corps | Darokin Diplomatic Corps]] headquarters (sometimes referred to as the DDC compound) in the capital or at any field office (in all major and minor …

  • DDC Budget and Remuneration

    The DDC is an official branch of the Darokin government, and as such is supported by tax money. They also keep the fees earned in business arbitration. The profession of a diplomat carries with it more honour than monetary remuneration, but the members of …

  • Darokin - Taxes

    Taxes are not high in Darokin. But while the rates themselves are low, nearly everything is subject to taxation, and some monies get taxes twice or three times before the system is done with them. There are three types of taxes in Darokin: Income taxes …

  • Darokin - Judiciary

    Under [[Heartland | Heartland]] law, the Darokin's court system concerns itself primarily with the criminal matters, leaving civil disputes to the arbitrators of the [[Darokin Diplomatic Corps | Darokin Diplomatic Corps]]. Almost all trials are heard by a …

  • Darokin - Crime and Punishment

    Most penalties in Darokin law involve fine and/or imprisonment. The death penalty is used for major crimes involving bodily harm. Some judges occasionally come up with more inventive punishments, such as branding or banishment, but that is rare. The …

  • Darokin - Indentured Criminals

    If the fine assessed for a criminal is greater than he can afford to pay, the criminal becomes _indentured_, that is, private property. Indentured criminals are usually awarded to their victims or the victim's family. If that is not possible or if the …

  • Darokin - Local Government

    Under [[Heartland | Heartland]] law, all villages, towns, and cities in Darokin have same system of government. Each town is divided into six districts of somewhat equal population, and each of those districts elects a representative to the town's council …

  • Darokin - Prison Life

    Darokin's jails are not particularly pleasant places, though most able-bodied prisoners do survive their terms. Prisoners are fed and clothed, and are put to hard work in isolated parts of the country, clearing rough ground, building roads and bridges, …

  • Darokin - Sentence on Businesses

    When a business is accused of a crime, such as misrepresenting inferior merchandise, price fixing, or fraud, the people in the company responsible for the crime are considered co-defendants with the business. If found guilty, the employees serve any …

  • Darokin - Borderland Judiciary

    As stated earlier, the Judiciary system described , pertains to [[Heartland | Heartland]] law only. Criminal justice under Border law is much simpler - the Magistrate if the Border dispenses justice in his holdings. Appeals may be made to the Inner …

  • Darokin - Civil Lawsuits

    Darokin courts will hear non-criminal cases (civil lawsuits), but only as a last resort. Both parties are encouraged to accept DDC arbitration, right up to the moment they enter the courtroom. Judges rarely enjoy hearing non-criminal cases, and unless one …

  • Darokin - Victimless Crimes

    Many of the so-called _"victimless"_ crimes are not against the law in Darokin, including: prostitution, narcotics and gambling. Crooked gambling games, however, fall under the category of "Theft By Deception," while narcotics sellers have been …

  • Darokin Society - The Calendar

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | Rules]] …

  • History of Selenica

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  • Reedle

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  • Darokin Economy - Foreign Trade

    Foreign traders are the elite of the merchants of Darokin. Though domestic traders outnumber them by more than four to one, foreign traders as a group make more than half again as much as their domestic counterparts. Because of the money, plus the …

  • Darokin Economy - Trade Related Industries

    If commerce is Darokin’s primary industry, then commerce support is a close second. There are nearly number as many people employed in these so-called “Background” businesses in Darokin as in the merchant business itself. There are hundreds of types …

  • Darokin Economy - The Caravan

    If any one thing defines Darokin in the minds of other countries of the [[Known World | Known World]], it is the merchant caravan. Many citizens also consider the merchant caravan a sort of national symbol, and a particularly impressive one will still …

  • Darokin Society - Economy

    Darokin's economy is the envy of most other nations of the [[Known World | Known World]]. Prices are reasonable, no one lacks for work, and the people have a standard of living unparalleled in the world.It is important to remember that this is not the …

  • Walking Tour of Reedle and its Environs

    [[File:484385 | class=media-item-align-center | Reedle.jpg]] *1. Gatehouse* Most of the caravans that travel through [[Reedle | Reedle]] are too large to stay in the village proper. Instead, they camp outside the village in partially fortified …

  • Characters of Reedle

    *Tareal Moonflower* is a representative from Alfheim who assists the village in keeping the roads free of bandits, goblins and orcs while he arranges safe passage for merchants travelling to Alfheim. He and his band of Elves (5 elves) are usually on the …

  • Darokin The Accounting

    [[Campaigns | Campaigns]] | [[Players' Guide | Players' Guide]] | [[Timeline | Timeline]] | [[Beyond Mystara | Beyond Mystara]] | [[Character Prose | Character Prose]] | [[Admin | Admin]] | [[Rules | …

  • Emilio the Great

    Emilio (full name unknown) is a Darokinian wanderer who for the last 25 years has been, according to himself, trying to give the peoples of the world the enlightenment and enrichment that only theatrical performance can bring. In short he is an actor and …

  • Mills Klantyre

    [[File:580761 | class=media-item-align-none | Plate_Mills.jpg]] *Biography* Mills grew up in Darokin but his ancestry goes back to immigrants from Glantri in the 780s, and distant connections to one of Darokin's larger, arms merchants, [[MacAlleyn …

  • Gotryk Korrin

    _"Life is what happens while you're making other plans..."_ [[File:454757 | class=media-item-align-none | A_new_leader.jpg]] *Early years* Gotryk Korrin grew up on the dirty streets of Corunglain, a troubled youth who fell in with a bad crowd and …

  • Aidan Riordan

    _"Taming the raging Storm within was no easy task. Until I switched to a stronger ale."_ [[File:455309 | class=media-item-align-center | 300x133px | Aidan_Portrait.jpg]] Halflings are known for being amicable folk, but Aidan would beg to differ. …

  • Janice Wynn

    * Janice is the second eldest daughter and third child of a fisherman from the small village of Bronsdale. From what she has said, her father has passed away during a fishing expedition on Lake Amsorak when she was young, however her siblings and mother …

  • Commander Jeremiah 'Mudd' Arundel

    Was originally part of The Rats of Corunglain before being arrested and forced into the militia life. Initially placed along the southern border patrols of the Cruth Mountains, he moved his way up the ranks until he was selected to take command of [[Fort …