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Thothia (Kingdom of)

Location: Southeastern end of the Isle of Dawn, north of Caerdwicca and east of Provincia Septentriona. SD

Area: 458,157 sq. mi. (1,186,627 sq. km.), 95,277 sq. mi. (246,767 sq. km.) for Thothia proper and another 362,880 sq. mi. (939,839 sq. km.) for the Thothian Plateau.

Population: 81,200.

Languages: Nithian (Thothian dialect), Alphatian (Thothian dialect, official language).

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

Taxes: 15% income tax on everyone of servant status or higher, and an import/export tax of 2% on magical items and components, and 1% on all other goods (Naycese kingdoms, Karameikos and Thyatis excluded). 10% of tax revenue goes to the Naycese treasury, and an additional 10% is spent on military forces in the name of the confederation.

Government Type: Semiautonomous monarchy, member of Nayce.

Industries: Agriculture, fishing and trade.

Important Figures: Ramenhotep XXIV (Pharaoh).

Flora and Fauna: In mainland Thothia, standard desert wildlife can be found. Also, various undead and golems/statues protect the numerous ruins and tombs lost beneath the sands. On the Thothian Plateau, the exact wildlife is still relatively unknown, but there is a known presence of phanatons, centaurs, treants, and araneas.

Further Reading: M5 Talons of Night, Dawn of the Emperors boxed set, previous almanacs.

Last Year's Events: The Alphatians mostly forgot the role Thothia played in keeping the Alphatian remnants out of Thyatian grasp, and the aura that the Thothians had gained faded to the point that it lost its grip on the Naycese Council. Facing trouble at home, with the attack by spiders and the denunciation of his policy by Haptuthep, Pharaoh Ramenhotep dramatically altered his stance, notably by using what power Thothia still had in the council to prevent it from interfering on the Isle of Dawn.