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  • Essos

    *Essos* is the largest continent in the known world and the center of the civilizations of men. The Empire of [[Ghis]], the Kingdom of Sarnor, the collection of lands known as Andalos, and the Valyrian Freehold all exist on Essos.

  • Qohor

    Nestled between the upper reaches of the [[Rhoynar | Rhoyne]] and the Essarian Steppes that mark the western edge of the [[Kingdom of Sarnor]] lies the forest of *Qohor*, the largest forest in western Essos and the location of the city that bears the same …

  • Kingdom of Sarnor

    From the Essarian Steppes in the west to the [[Dothraki]] Sea to the east; from the Painted Mountains in the south to the Shivering Sea in the north; the *Kingdom of Sarnor* is one of the largest empires on the continent. Having begun in the city of …

  • Dothraki

    The *Dothraki* are nomadic horselords that ply the whole of central Essos from the eastern border of the [[Kingdom of Sarnor | Kingdom of Sarnor]] to the Bone Mountains, and from the Red Waste in the south to the Forest of New [[Ib]] in the north. This …

  • Lorath

    On a stony island off the northern coast of [[Andalos]], the city of *Lorath* has existed for longer than men can count. Indeed, the ancient city was constructed by a civilization so lost to history that all that remains of it is this one breathtaking …

  • Andalos

    The Andals began in the tiny peninsula northwest of [[Qohor]] known as the axe, but have expanded with startling swiftness to make *Andalos* into a prominent kingdom in northwest Essos, covering the Hills of Norvos and the fertile lands between them and …

  • Rhoynar

    Although considered a kingdom or an empire by most outsiders, the *Rhoynar* consider themselves more an alliance of free cities all bound to the _Mother Rhoyne_, as they call the great river. The various great cities of the Rhoynar are all built …

  • Ghis

    From the Red Waste to the Gulf of Grief, and across the northern coast of Slaver's Bay, there is but one nation that rules without question. *The Empire of Ghis* is an ancient and well-entrenched civilization that for centuries has been content to …

  • Freehold of Valyria

    Encompassing the whole of the Valyrian peninsula, the Freehold of Valyria is one of the youngest of the modern powers of [[Essos]]. Once merely shepherds and traders, the Valyrian people scratched out some wealth from the Land of the Long Summers and …

  • Tyrosh

    Initially founded as a military outpost, *Tyrosh* was little more than a resupply stop for ships sailing around the western edge of [[Essos]]. Surprisingly, a discovery was made there that put the tiny city on the map and grew it into something much more …

  • Lys

    [[Freehold of Valyria | Valyrian]] travelers, making their way around the western tip of [[Essos]], were the first to stop on the isle of *Lys* for any length of time. What began as a stop to repair a breached hull eventually became a sort of vacation, …

  • Tolos

    Initially founded as a military outpost, *Tolos* was little more than a garrison for troops from [[Ghis]] to be within close distance to the Valyrian peninsula on the northern coast of Slaver's Bay. Surprisingly, a discovery was made there that put the …

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