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Traldar (Kingdoms of the)

Location: Western spur of the World Spine Mountains, continent of Iciria, large peninsula between the Southern Atlas Ocean and the Gulf of Aztlan, west of the Schattenalfen, east of the Merry Pirate islands. HW

Area: 84,524 sq. mi. (218,915 sq. km.).

Population: 512,000 in several independent kingdoms, each centred on one town averaging 5,000 residents.

Languages: Traldar, Milenian, Neathar.

Coinage: None (barter only).

Taxes: Levies in kind of goods and corvée labour as determined by kings.

Government Type: Autonomous and fractious monarchies in a loose alliance.

Industries: Agriculture, herding (sheep, goats, cattle), mining, fishing, piracy.

Important Figures: Tiradon (King of Corescos).

Flora and Fauna: Black bears, brown bears, beholders, boars, bugbears, lions, smilodons, centaurs, chimeras, cockatrices, giant crabs, cyclopskin, dinosaurs, dolphins, dragons, dragon turtles, dryads, gargoyles, hill giants, stone giants, cloud giants, storm giants, mountain giants, gnolls, gorgons, griffons, hags, harpies, hippogriffs, hydras, liches, giant lizards, manticores, medusas, mermen, minotaurs, pegasi, phoenix, pterosaurs, rocs, skeletons, snakes, sphinxes, giant spiders, unicorns, wolves, zombies and especially rabbits.

Further Reading: Hollow World boxed set, previous almanacs.

Last Year's Events: The Traldar were plagued by the usual raids by Merry Pirates, though thanks to the efforts of the Traldar Heritage Society there may be a reduction in the number of such attacks in future.