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Capital, Cities and Ruins

The Dark Empire of Aevetis is a extensive geographical land spanning much of the eastern pacific. It is unknown to most as unclaimed land, but no one seems to find out. The land is shrouded in myths and legends.

The Teroise river, that leads into Lanseach Lake conditionally divides Aevetis into two parts, western and eastern. In the west theres the capital city of Aelathla and the ancient ruins of Delsadh. The western region has numerous mountains and swaths of mallorn forests, legends say the black dragons reside in these parts.

The eastern region is more populated, it has the Laenathla Alps running down a as a natural spine. On either sides there are the cities of Maedalae and Caimairian. There are a few more settlements in the mountains.

The lands of The Dark Empire of Aevetis ha a area of 13.1 million square kilometers (5,100,000) The Dark Empire of Aevetis is well known primarily for its long, harsh winters, with a january average of -30'c (-16'f)

The Capital City of Aelathla

The capital city is situated in the forest realm of Aelathla. The city is situated on the edge of the Lanseach Lake. The building are built of ebony marble (mallern), so the buildings and the imperial palace glints in the sunlight ans starlight. It was built by Mathra in the third age, it quickly became populated place in the empire and Aelathla became the most important settlement of the east pacific region.

The City of Maedalae

The city of Maedalae is circular in shape and about three thousand feet from east to west and is surrounded by a wall of green earth and a ditch or a moat called Deep Fosse. On the western border, a long stone road outside the Deep Fosse runs for many dozens of miles, which also surrounds the city. The only entrance is in the south through a set of great gates across a bridge in the Deep Fosse.

The city is a host of mallorn trees where the Aevetisians live in flets atop the trees. Located in the city's centre, atop the largest mallorn in the city, was the flet of Aernin and Shanenia and the Chamber of Aernin.

Other notable features are Shanenia's garden and her temple both in the southeast quarter.

The City of Caimairian

Caimairian is located in eastern Cheyael at the edge of a narrow gorge of the river Eamanu (One of the main approaches to Caimairian comes from a nearby ford of Cheyael), but well hidden in the moorlands and foothills of the Naernis or the Ahmiachna Mountains. Caimairian was maintained as a hidden valley away from the road to the high pass.

The climate is cool-temperate and semi continental with moderately warm summers, fairly snowy-but not frigid-winters and moderate precipitation. Seasons are more pronounced than in areas further west, such as th Alisav Settlement, but less extreme than the places east of the Ahmiachna Mountains.

The Ancient Ruins of Delsadh

The ruins of Delsadh are the remains of the ancient temple of Delsadh. The descendants of the Aevetis used to worship the great black dragons of old, including the practice of cultivating and using mysterious magics to keep harmony and balance in nature and the environment, now its used for limited public tourism.

The Laenathla Alps

The Laenathla Alps are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in The east pacific region, it is also home to to the mountain temple of the Csijich Order, a order that has long been extinct.

The Laenathla Alpine region has a strong cultural identity. The traditional culture of farming, cheesemaking and woodworking still exists in Alpine villages, although the tourist industry began to grow in the 20th century and expanded greatly after the third age to become the dominant industry by the end of the century. The 1990 Winter Eastern Pacific Olympic Games was hosted here and bought in roughly 120,000 tourists.

The City of Liaxalim

The southern coastal port city of Liaxalim serves as a home port of Aevetis famed Imperial Navy. It is also one of the busiest cities which is home to a large fishing, commercial and ship building industry.