Tag: [[Tyr]]

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  • Mennigar

    A vassal family devoted to service of the Asticles Family. [[:barristol]] Mennigar is the head of the family. His nephew, [[:captain-talik]] Mennigar, is Aegis of Asticles' Captain of the House Guard.

  • The True

    The True are a group rumored to be loyal to the deposed Sorcerer-King Kalak of Tyr. Kalak's body was never recovered after (presumably) being mortally wounded by the [[:heartwood-spear]] hurled by Rikus the Gladiator. The True seek to find Kalak's body …

  • Asticles Estate

    Lands held by the noble family, Asticles, of Tyr. Headed by [[:aegis-of-asticles]] the estate is a sprawling complex of buildings surrounded on three sides by orchards of agafari trees. Located in the NW corner of the verdant belt surounding Tyr, it …

  • The Warrens

    This sprawl of slums scars Tyr’s northern quarter with a sea of dilapidated structures inhabited by the desperate, the poor, and the unlucky. Many of the buildings here are unoccupied. The few that are inhabited house lower-class freemen and former slaves …

  • Revolutionary Council

    The Revolutionary Council is a governing organization in Tyr designed to help enforce, but also limit the dictates of King Tithian. The council is made up of representatives of every walk of life in Tyr, to help ensure no part of the society’s voice goes …

  • Tyr

    *TYR AT A GLANCE* Tyr is a flashpoint of intrigue and change on Athas. Its Golden Tower and sealed Ziggurat are unique wonders that awe most visitors. !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/48627/Tyr.jpg(Tyr)! *Population …

  • Golden Inix Inn

    A tavern frequented by merchants and traders, located mid-way down [[Caravan Way]]. The barkeeper here is a dwarf named [[:gornal]]. It is known to [[Veiled Alliance]] members in [[Tyr]] that this is a contact point for its members.

  • Caravan Way

    Caravan Way is the main thoroughfare through the trade districts. The broad avenue grants mounted riders the room necessary to maneuver through scattered clusters of pedestrians and street vendors hawking their wares. Caravan Way meanders through the main …

  • Grik's Weaponry

    Grik’s weapons shop lies a few doors down from the caravan gate. Those who know weapons often seek out the gap-toothed mul to fill their needs. An ex-gladiator, Grik sells finely crafted weapons at only a slight markup (10%). Erdlu-claw daggers, obsidian- …

  • Stadium Gate

    Beautiful but awesome, the Stadium Gate is constructed to resemble the gaping jaws of the Dragon. Large triangular-cut stones mimic the teeth of the mightiest beast on Athas line the interior tunnel between the gate openings. Two huge, jagged slabs of …

  • Merchant's District

    The Merchants’ District lies beside the ziggurat. Moving clockwise from the ziggurat, the Merchants’ District is bounded by [[The Warrens]], the Nobles’ District, the Smiths’ District, and the Nobles’ District again. [[Caravan Way]] divides the Merchant …

  • draqoman station

    A placard with a stylized eyeball, ear, and lips impaled on a spike hangs as a standard just inside most city gates. This is the rendezvous point for draqomen. A [[Draqoman]] acts as a guide/interpreter/agent for visitors to the various city-states.

  • Elven Market

    Every city-state has some form of elven market, held in some form of desired acceptance ranging from blatantly ileagle to wildly popular. Differing elven tribes operate and maintain these dubiously named markets, and the nomadic nature of the elven race …

  • Aegis of Asticles

    Aegis of Asticles is a leading member of the [[Revolutionary Council]] of the free city of [[Tyr]], and one of the conspirators who partook in the assassination of the sorcerer-king Kalak. He owns an expansive estate in the northwestern corner of the Tyr …

  • Milos

    A former gladiator from Raam, Milos won service as a caravan guard which brought him to Tyr and eventually to the service of Captain Talik of House Asticles. His performance was never quality, and he blamed an encounter with another gladiator, Brandis, …

  • Captain Talik

    Captain of the house guard of the Asticles Estate. Talik is a member of the lesser noble family [[Mennigar]], a vassal family in service to the Asticles Family. Talik served for 7 years in the standing army of Tyr before retiring and assuming his …

  • Adallah

    Adallah is the house scribe for [[:aegis-of-asticles]]. She lives on the estate grounds in the servant's house, but spends most of her time either in the library of Asticles Manor, or attending the tasks set by [[:barristol]], the Housemaster. Rarely …

  • Grak

    An enormous thr-kreen warrior in the service of the house guard of Aegis of Asticles. Grak was raised on the estate of Asticles from an egg, and has lived there for 14 years.

  • Sadira

    Sadira is a member of the [[Revolutionary Council]], and was a member of the conspirators that overthrew Kalak of Tyr. She is rumored to be the love interest of fellow council member, [[:aegis-of-asticles]]. Her reputation is controversial, as …

  • King Tithian

    The current ruler of the free city of Tyr, Tithian was a high ranking templar under Kalak who threw his lot in with other conspirators such as {:aegis-of-asticles]] and [[:sadira-1]]. When the dust settled from Kalak's supposed death, Tithian was seen as …

  • Pung

    Pung was a formidable and charismatic leader of a branch of the cult called [[The True]]. He was formerly seen leading a procession of followers through [[The Warrens]], proclaiming Kalak a fallen martyr of the people and denouncing King Tithian as a …

  • Fharelayne

    Fharelayne is a [[Draqoman]] that is frequently seen haunting the Caravan Gate of [[Tyr]]. He is young, and carries an air of enthusiasm about him that is seldom tarnished by the ill temperments of others. Fharelayne wears a bright, sparkling gold tunic …

  • Khorvak

    Khorvak is a high-ranking templar in the city of [[Tyr]]. Khorvak began his career at a young age under the rule of Kalak, and after the sorcerer-king's fall he found new opportunities to enhance his position by exploiting independent adventurers in a …

  • Jhondys

    Jhondys is a templar of [[Tyr]] whose main area of interest is security at the Caravan Gate. Jhondys has no real interest in his duties, spending the better part of his days lounging under a pavillion tent just outside the gates. Occasionally he will …

  • Domenik

    Domenik is a guard for the gatehouse of the [[House Wavir]] Compound in [[Iron Square]]. Domenik has been in the service of House Wavir for 3 years, having quit [[Fort Ianto]] as a mercenary guard and signing on with Wavir. Coming into [[Tyr]], he has …