To the typical citizen of Terrainia; Ra isn't inhabited, its simply a domain of Talax, used for farming rare mushrooms, but what they don't know is that's it home to the last of the ancient mythical race of Dryads. Their leader was saved from destruction by Queen Karla Raeger and they formed a friendship that has lasted over a thousand years. The queen found them a new home in return for the protection of thier mushrooms.
The only humans on the island are a handful of soldiers and workers that facilitate the shipping of the mushrooms back to Talax, they all reside at the tiny port settlement, on a piece of land that extends from the island to the southwest.
|Goverment:||Pacifism Inherently peaceful, abhors all violence, will always seek a diplomatic resolution and will only ever engage if something directly threatens to harm them or their way of life.|
|Established:||100 years ago|
|Philosophy:||Theocracy A form of government in which a god or deity is recognized as the state's supreme civil ruler. Since said god or deity is usually absent from decision making, a self-appointed or elected leader or leaders of the religion of said god or deity will rule instead through personal interpretation of the laws commanded by the god in that religion's written law.|
|Alliances:||The Grand AllianceThe Grand Alliance consits of Talax, Alantor, Ra, Razell, Thraw, Drakis and Mekis.|
|Capital City:||No Cities|
|Landmarks:||The Lighthouse of Volan
Built ten years before Volan Hoardrin sailed across the Talax Ocean, Volan knew his fleet would need guidance across such a treacherous span of water. He was well aware of the rumours about the island to the north and wanted to steer clear of it.
His solution was to build a beacon so high and so bright it would be seen from such a distance that it would guide his ships on both stages of the journey.
The lighthouse is now redundant due to the more advanced maps and shipping lanes, particularly the use of the water to the south of Ra, the lighthouse has fallen into disrepair, although on the darkest nights and foggy days sailors claim to have seen the lighthouse and used it to stay on course.
In the centre of the forests of Ra stands an impossible tree, golden in colour with three trunks twisting around each other until they become one. It?s this tree that changes the solid around its base and allows the rare Golden Mushroom to grow.
The mushroom has a golden colour but is otherwise edible, but it has a renown healing property, when used in the right way.
The tree is the last of the golden trees that used to grow throughout the area, they were being cut down by raiders until Karla Raeger blockaded the island and stopped their attacks, this not only saved the last golden tree but also the lord of the dryad people who had settled on the island some millennia before.
|Pantheon Aspect:||Aspect of Earth
The aspect of Earth focuses on the nature of the world rather than good or evil, typically worshiped by the Sylvan races.
|Secondry deities:||Mathandria, Zuoken|
|Prohibited deities:||None (Racial Providence) The creatures of the area simply dont know, understand, or aknoledge other deities so there is no reaosn to prohibit them.|
Syvlan creatures are those that dwell in the forested areas, some are as much part of the forest as they are of an elemental plane.|
Many sylvan creatures are also fairies, but not all faries are sylvans. (90%), Centaur
Half man, half horse, orignally discarded by Vorseth as a failure the first pack bred with wild horses, diluting the orginal bloodline but stabalising into a survivable species.
Millennia later the Centuar is a rare creature, having bene hunted by Zariger and Elf alike, and once the humans discovered them they were nearly hunted into extinction, a prize kill for the experianced hunter.
A rare languge in the material plane, it is the language of the Fairy creatures of Theyran, specifically the Dryads.|
Within Terrainia it is the elves of Dasima and Oakenlir and a rare few humans that have the skill requiered to speak it.
|Laws and Justice:||No Law Structure
No discernible law structure exists either because no discernible community exists or the inhabitants are self-governing.
If discovered by a inhabitant capable of taking action the thief is likely to be killed.
|Magicial Law:||Not Applicable|
|Architecture:||No Architecture Any buildings are either encient runis or built as temporary structures by other nations.|
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No economy of its own, totaly connected to that of its associated body.|
Usually this will be a resource outpost, or a small island collanised by the associated nation without enough people to have its own economy. - Talax
|Main Exports:||Mushrooms to Talax|
State of War
|Enemies at War:||None: Protected Via the protection of a greater force, this nation is not at war directly with any other, though they may contribute to thier protectors war effort.|
|No Military Forces|
|No Naval Forces|
|No Reknown Heroes|
|Boars, Small Woodland Mamals, Rodents, Birds, Horses, Snakes, Wildcats|