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Ossian (Barony of)

Location: Continent of Brun, on the shores of the gulf south of Alpha. NW

Area: 998 sq. mi. (2,585 sq. km.).

Population: 1,900.

Languages: Heldannic.

Coinage: Alphatian Standard: crown (gp), mirror (sp), judge (cp); barter common.

Taxes: 30% income tax collected yearly.

Government Type: Barony, member of the Kingdom of Alpha, member of the Norwold Confederacy.

Industries: Fishing, agriculture, hunting.

Important Figures: Heinrich Niederhaus (Baron and Grand Knight of the Order of the Ash Rod).

Flora and Fauna: Ossian is a lowland valley nestled between the Ossian Bay and the Wyrmsteeth. Wild animals and monsters can be encountered in the southern regions, especially on the foothills of the Wyrmsteeth, while the north and central areas are safer and filled with farmlands and pastures. Woods on the eastern border provide small game, but wild beasts are also common in this region and hunters must be very careful.

Further Reading: CM1 Test of the Warlords, previous almanacs.

Last Year's Events: None to report.