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  • Laenart

    Laenart is an island near the center of the Tortilles. It was once one of the more prosperous locations in the archipelago, but its fortunes have suffered greatly since the Long Night. Its capital and major population center, [[Andros | Andros]]. was …

  • Pelintar

    The farthest out of the main Tortilles, it has always been a haven for independent thinkers. Most of the population lives in and around Saltmeadow Port, and mak the living from the sea and the vast tide pools of the saltmeadow. Currently under the rule of …

  • Cauldron

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/87932/artofpirates-pg-124-web.jpg(Artofpirates pg 124 web)!The "Smoking Seat" is a volcanic cone rising from the ocean, with the inner ring of this dormant beast houses a small city. One of the …

  • Donora

    Nearly as large as Malabar, Donora is dominated by a rocky central ridge and volcanic vents. The eastern slopes are swampy and ribboned with waterways, while the west offers some of the finest farmland in the isles. A long-time Dragnian colony Freeport is …

  • Farpoint Barriers

    A number of long barrier islands tame the crashing surf against the shores of the mainland here. Expeditions to the interior for hardwoods, gold, silver, and simply adventure often leave from here. No long-term outpost has ever survived on the mainland, …

  • Flotsam Banks

    An area of shallows and unexpected rocky outcrops, the Flotsam Banks are treacherous to navigate. Even more dangerous are the outrigger goblins (probably descended from slave crews of shipwrecks) who prowl the banks and burrow into its tiny landfalls.

  • Haven

    The first substantial landfall on this side of Oceanus, Haven is now an imperial protectorate. The loss of tribute fleets and other traffic had devastated the economy of this isolated outpost, and its tall towers and mighty battlements had become …

  • Kirkenwell

    A shear cliffed tower of rock at the nexus of two deep water channels, Kirkenwell has one small protected harbor. It is the home to the secretive Thundercliff clan of dwarves, who mine gold and gems from the rock, and provide the isles with some of its …

  • Malabar

    The largest land mass in the isles, Malabar was the home to the Imperial Lord Regent and the deep water fleet. Much of Malabar was civilized in old world Aeridorn fashion, with villages, local industry and interconnected layers of nobility. Cyr Regus, the …

  • Naranjas

    A small group of interconnected low-lying islands known for its jungles and fruit crops. The major city was [[deepwater-creche | Deepwater]], but it was burned by imperial forces tow years before the invasion. Many refugees and other lost souls now live …

  • Ostath

    A recently “independent” state, Ostoth is ruled by King Ostoth I, a ruthless sugar plantation warlord. The island has vast sugar holdings and processing facilities, and much of the Isles trade passes through Crystalport (so named for the hardening “rock …

  • Providence

    Founded by a small group of priests escaping the destruction of a mainland colony in a launch, Providence has become the spiritual center of the Isles. It houses the Great Serachle, libraries, and those seeking protection from others in isles. While …

  • Silver Banks

    Shallow waters, sharp corral and unpredictable shoals mark this territory. Many off-course tribute ships have met an untimely end here, and a small population of raiders and scavengers haunt the cays and looking to make a strike.

  • The Sisterhood

    A chain of islands off the coast of the Aubrian mainland, it is named for the Venturi, the seven virtues that these religious zealots live by. Previously Dragnian, they are now ruled by a man known as the Shuul who presides in Torus. The city is built in …

  • Long Island

    More of series of interconnected cays than a proper island, Long Island runs over 50 miles along the western edge of the Tortilles. There is little commerce beyond fishing and raiding on Long Island, although its plentiful shellfish beds are some of the …

  • Gamaar

    Known as the 'childrens isle' either for its easy lifestyle or the temperament of its people, Gamaar is off the tail end of the Tortillan archipelago. Founded by the Aeridorns, and freed in a bloody revolt started by goblin slaves, it has always been a …

  • Rolley Cay

    !(media-item-align-right){width:300px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/87974/400px-SalcombeCastleFromNorthSands.jpg(400px salcombe castle from north sands)!This nearly 20 mile long stretch of dunes and fens separates Averean Sound from the sea off the …

  • Prosperity Cay

    A small island 200 miles west of the southern Tortilles, home to a colony of halflings that survived the sinking of an Aeridorn galley. They have been supported by [[Our Heroes | our heroes]] and equally endangered by that association.

  • Morna DiVolo

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/97192/Fire-and-Ice-Volcano.sm_.png(Fire and ice volcano.sm )!Not much more than a stack of rocks and smoking volcanic cones, Divolo is an image of hell on Earth. There is little vegetation or …