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Bettellyn (Kingdom of)
Location: Southwestern rim of the floating continent of Alphatia, south of Foresthome, west of Vertiloch and Alphas'ar and north of Randel and Theranderol. HW
Area: 172,595 sq. mi. (447,020 sq. km.).
Population: 338,200, including Citadel (pop. 30,900).
Languages: Alphatian (Randellyn dialect).
Coinage: Alphatian Standard: crown (gp), mirror (sp), judge (cp). Bettellyn also mints gold citadels worth 10 gp each.
Taxes: 15% income tax on all those of favoured supplicant status or higher. Labour performed by supplicants is considered taxable income for whomever that labour is provided.
Government Type: Monarchy, member of the Alphatian Empire.
Industries: Agriculture (especially grain), cattle, sheep.
Important Figures: Llynara (Queen).
Flora and Fauna: Herd animals of all types abound here, from the common cow, to catoblepas, rhinoceros, and llamas. Earth elementals, gargoyles, and various living statues are not uncommon throughout the countryside. Lately stranger creatures have been entering the land from the ruins of Sundsvall.
Further Reading: Dawn of the Emperor boxed set, previous almanacs.
Last Year's Events: None to report.