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Cheka Man
December 7, 2005
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City Image - Barrowtown    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Barrowtown grew up in the area that was a Royal Necropolis.It was noticed that the wights would slay any criminals in their area, not just those that disturbed their barrows, and so traders and merchants came there and slowly the city improved.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Bridgedale AKA The River Wall    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Bridgedale is the most magnificent walled city in the Marches. It is a sprawl on both sides of the Nargwal. The city continues to grow outside the city walls. The inner cities on both sides have three walls with the river closing the square. The walls are tall structures of masoned riverstones.  The same multicolored round stones are used in almost every building in the city.

CaptainPenguin
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Punampu    Locations  (City)   (Swamp)

Punampu, who’s inhabitants call it the Anciently Dignified and Resplendently Aged City of the Punampu, was originally a very large and splendid city, the capitol of a forgotten kingdom, which, in age, has declined to a somewhat less grand state.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Carnous    Locations  (City)   (Other)

Carnous is the famous Boardwalk city, built upon the toxic lands of The Wastes. Here the land is slowly corrosive to the touch, causing illness with prolonged contact. Carnous is a wooden city that is never stationary and always growing.

Ancient Gamer
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Kaldarien    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The city of Kaldarien is a bustling port on the Isle of Wildenmeer, often called the isle of the twin duchies, and is the capital of the southernmost duchy.

Cheka Man
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Canvas City    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

During most of the year the nomads of the Bushlands wander in small groups, seeking pasture for their animals and food for themselves, over a vast area. But during the coldest three months of the year they come together for warmth and to trade with each other and pool supplies if things get really cold.

Ancient Gamer
December 6, 2005
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City Image - The Imperial city of Malcaresh    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

At the heart of the Dhargenaas continent lays Malcaresh the northernmost city of the Southern Empire of the Careshi. It started with trade, but become tactically important. It has become a place of two styles since then.

Cheka Man
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Walkabout Creek    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The City of Walkabout Creek is based within the only pass in the Mountians of Quartz. All around it is a sixty foot wall of solid but perfectly clear quartz.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Bronzalia    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Bonzalia is a city on a site that has been inhabited for many, many centuries. Since earliest times, it has been known for its metal work (copper and bronze specifically) and this shows in its architecture. Its love of tradition also shows.

Cheka Man
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Pier Point    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Whilst it is part of Vandersil, because it brings in a lot of money in trade, Queen Yocasta is kind to her subjects and people can normally grumble without being executed for it.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Bayaallatalstonescha    Locations  (City)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Bayaallatalstonescha is a beautiful city. That by itself is not saying much, as all Elventi cities are beautiful. Bayaallatalstonescha is called beautiful by Elventi, one of the few places they actually apply that term to. It is on level peak on a tall mountain not too far from the ocean shore.  In fact, on a clear day, one can see the ocean from appropriate places in the city.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Silver Gate    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Silver Gate is built behind a natural harbor upon six and a half steep hills. It leads to the hills and their silver mines.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.500000
City Image - BroadMound    Locations  (City)   (Swamp)

The underlying terrain of the city defines it. It is a large, broad mound. This cluster is as strange to the Kerrenese as Venice or a sunken city is to most Westerners.

MoonHunter
December 6, 2005
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City Image - Payan - City of the Priest Kings    Locations  (City)   (Forest/ Jungle)

Payan is an ancient city that covers a huge area (40 some square miles), with over 4000 Temple and Religious buildings.

manfred
December 4, 2005
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City Image - Medhar, the City that hides.    Locations  (City)   (Any)

Settled two hundred years before, the people were fleeing war and tyranny. Establishing a comfortable existence in the fertile, but empty valleys, they soon learned who the lands belong to. A mighty dragon called only Death, came and burned the city to the ground, and later again, and again, sending with fire also his (hers?) evil laughter and shouts of pleasure at the destruction. The survivors did not wish to leave, and decided for a new strategy.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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City Image - Ageos    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The entire city has a soft glow: the reflected back light from the massive light egg stone up the estuary.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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City Image - Chedru    Locations  (City)   (Water)

The city of Chedru is one of the strangest Elventi cities in existence.  It echos the traditional giant HomeTrees and catwalks between them of "normal" Elventi city.  Yet there is no forest here.  The Elventi were deposited here, far from the green trees and mountains of their traditional homelands.  They have made their Way here.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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City Image - PlaceBetweenSunsetandFalls or Anshenestardaywadaden    Locations  (City)   (Water)

Nestled between a plateu and a river that soon leads to the sea, is the Elventi city of Anshenestardaywadaden or more literally Place Between Sunset and Falls. This city has no purpose other than being beautiful. Anshenestardaywadaden is a riot of color, between Elventi magics and the near tropical climate, there are hundreds of beautiful flowers here.  It is best known as a place of waiting for another perfect sunset.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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City Image - Thierry    Locations  (City)   (Forest/ Jungle)

The City of Thierry is colored by two key beliefs of the city people. The first belief is that the color red is the color of strength, prowess, and courage.  The second belief is that the Darbeast is a creature of great spiritual power.

MoonHunter
December 4, 2005
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City Image - Keepr    Locations  (City)   (Plains)

Keepr is a unique city, built upon a tall standing rock spire.  This keeps it up above the floods, the worms, and the other “issues” that occur at ground level.

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