Federative Capital of Riot's Gate

Updated: 19 August 2008

HISTORY ALMANAC FEATURES LOCATIONS DENIZENS ORGANIZATIONS

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Mountainous
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Settlements & Development = 1%; Agriculture = 4%; Forestry = 5%; Wilderness = 80%.
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Sunterran
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Humans = XX%; Half Elves = XX%; Dwarves = XX%; Gnomes = XX%; Hobbits = XX%; Elves = XX%; Other = 11%
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Common, Half Elven Patois, Dwarven , Orindish, Hespanic, Zularean
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Ascendant = 43%; Veins of Stone = 15%; Kith = 15%; Theonean = 7%; Attendant = 2%
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Lawful Good
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GOVERNANCE
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Democractically elected state and local representatives (some local exceptions)
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Sunterrnase Federation
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Sunterran Federal Law and, by settlement
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Agriculture XX% (terraced, orchards some farmlands, gardens); Animal Husbandry XX% (sheep, goats, horses, cattle, polutry, pigs); Fishing XX%; Forestry XX%; Manufacturing X% (luxury goods, paper, gadgets, steel, weapons & armour); Mining XX% (iron, copper, silver, gold, precious stones, coal)
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HISTORY ALMANAC FEATURES LOCATIONS DENIZENS ORGANIZATIONS

FEATURES DESCRIPTION
   

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Happy Acres Refugee Camp (SG-1) A Hobbitish and Gnomish refugee camp in Riot's Gate. It is preyed upon by many of the petty thugs.
Little Hankuo A Hankuo barrio.
NATURAL (SG-B-Frankie) The National Academic and Technical University of Riot's Gate and the Lakes, located in Riot's Gate. The sister institute to NUTTS.

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Bishop, Jones (Dead)
(3) A stuttering researcher for the Libriohenaeum who works in the catalogues at the Temple of Heironeous in Riot's Gate. This aged, human scholar is held in high esteem by those involved in arcane research. His shy nature around strangers is related to his jarring studder. It is somewhat common knowledge among his peers that Bishop was once an amateur adventurer in his younger days, in search of rare lore and artifacts. At the age of 35, he was a seasoned traveller and adventurer with a solid sense of humour and significant wealth and completed research. During the Wars of Independence, he put his personal ventures aside to support the emerging Federation. He was a part of a small team that sought a wicked noble who had abandoned his retreating army near Eoport. The nobleman fled into a cellar and magically ambushed Bishop and his party with a summoned Demon. This demon killed all of Bishop's companions and only with the use of a powerful magic device did Bishop defeat it and survive. While he did capture this "nobleman" alive, Bishop's health was never the same and his voice became broken and disordered ever after. He never did return to field work but instead joined the Libriohenaeum and has been committed to an austere life of learned scholarship for the last 23 years. He was severely wounded during the disaster that befell the Order of Heironeous during the Eye of Independence Eclipse. He later died.
Bottom, Lester (SG-2) The Gluttony Cultist subdued and captured by the party. A wee slip of a man. A former federal bureaucrat
Brusier (SG-1) A Half-Orc barbarian, Bruiser was a member of the Viper's Watch in Riot's Gate.. A bunch of do-gooders (the Party) beat the crap out of him while he was pillaging a Hobbitish and Gnomish refugee camp with his friends. He was arrested for disturbing the peace and for his role in kidnapping a Hankuan merchant's young daughter and selling her to Gluttony cultists.
Canchari, Yeoman
(Dead)
(SG-B-Domaldi) Few outside the Church of Heoironeous know the Lord High Commander of the Sunterran Armies of Heironeous by his Azmaiiy family name. Formerly a janissary of the armies of the Monotheocrate Order, fewer still know how he came to be in the Mazari, nor how he came to the worship of Heironeous. What is known, is that during the Wars of Independence, he rallied slave and freemen, elves and half elves, even half-orcs to Heironeous's battle standard. Though he is elderly, he still cuts a formidable figure even when he is not wearing the armour of his station. In Riot's Gate, he has grown more weary of politics than he ever was of war. He died during the Doom's Eye Eclipse, in the ruins Axes Bithtat.
Captain of the Eastern District Watch (SG-2) The Captain of the Watch for the Steel Ward, the Craftsman's Quarter and Fortress Hill in Riot's Gate is a tough old pug of a human. He commands an overcrowded Watch station in the Steel Ward originally meant to handle only one distrtict. He is overworked and exhausted. Balding, mid forties with greying hair.
de la Espada, Diego (B) The Vice-Chancellor of the Sunterranse Federation. He is a young human member of House Espada of Valparaiso. He became the Acting Chancellor after a failed assassination attempt left Chancellor Fabina Ziegeldaf in a magically induced coma.
Gemfist, Cairn, a.k.a. The Maddock (B) The Maddock of the Dwarves, also known simply as "the Heir," is the venerable Dwarven monarch Head of State of the Sunterranse Federation.
Gilchrist, Drizzen (SG-2) A Half-Elf building supplies merchant from Riot's Gate. The Dripping Blade sold him to Gluttony Cultists for refusing to make protection payments. The party rescued him when they routed the Gluttony Cultists. A family man. He said he had been held captive for nearly two months.
Glindi (6-Arek) A Dwarven woman of Riot's Gate. Urban's long lost love, they split over his love of drink.
Golthek (a.ka The Big Dolphin) (1) A human member of the Viper's Watch. He managed to escape when a bunch of do-gooders beat the crap out of some of his companions while they were in the middle of pillaging the Happy Acres refugee camp. He remains at large. Description: Originally from Bostik, Golthek is a tall, thin human. He has a large mole on his right cheek and his left neck. He has serious scarring on his upper back, possibly from trying to remove traces of slavery records. He wears his dark hair long, usually in a braid. (Thalazzar - Wanted Poster)
Gorm, Sirol (SG-B) A vicious Trudorean Noble who led the last of the forces of Old Terranse against the newly formed Sunterranse Federatiuon for three years following Independence from his hideout in the Wasted Sea. He was defeated by the forces of Heironeous our of the Forward Advance. His blue tower shield was used as the placard upon which the principles of the order that would become the Keepers were first inscribed. He has languished in a prison in Riot's Gate for the past 17 years.
Grist
(2) A large Half-Orc discovered to be the bodyguard of Tallim Nuvam. He is unusually calm and self-possessed for his race, and given the state in which he was found when the party rescued him from Gluttony Cultists in the sewers beneath Riot's Gate. Domaldi has noted that he displays an obvious intelligence and wit.Grist stuck out from the other captives mostly for his size, but also for the fact that he moved like a person who could take care of himself, despite the beatings it looked as if he had endured. He said he had been held there two weeks.
Gruedo (SG-B-Frankie) A goblin engineering student at NATURAL. He has a crush on Frankie. She considers him a "wannabe" engineer.
Hanrahan, Minos (SG-4) The owner and sometimes bartender at the Billygoat & Broadsword. A surly, balding human in his middle years they enjoys too much roast pork and ale. Oddly, though his left eye was brown and his right eye green. He was also missing two fingers on his left hand but certainly proficient at his trade. He has a keen business mind.
Hsi Jiang (SG-1) A Hankuan textiles merchant in Little Hankuo in Riot's Gate. The Viper's Watch kidnapped and sold his daughter Mei Mei to Gluttony cultists when he was unable to pay their exorbitant protection fees. He bargained with the characters to find her in exchange for information about a mysterious tapestry Thalazzar had seen in his shop.
Kenna, Susan (aka "Saucy Susan") (SG-B) Buxom brunette half-elf barmaid at the Bell & Dragon. Plake hired her when he first opened and has relied on her to keep his business going. She is a flirt and has a knack for knowing all the the customers by first name after a single visit. Plake is like a father to her and she worries about him constantly. She doesn't drop her facade while she works and she never give up any details about her life, let alone her background, but she's always got a smile and a wink.
Kulakk the Quartermaster (2) The Quartemaster in charge of supplies in at the Temple of Heironeous in Riot's Gate. He supplied the party with equipment to pursue the Glutonny Cultists in the sewers. After the death of Yeoman Canchari and many other ranking priests during the disaster that befell the Order of Heironeous during the Doome's Eye Eclipse, and given that much of the rest of the Order was at the front lines in the battle with the invading Orcish Horde, Kulakk is the ranking High Commander in Riot's Gate.
Kybbo Mezori-os (B-Arek) Kybbo is a Half-Elf priest of the Ascendant deity, St. Cuthbert in Riots Gate, and he is a friend of the Cleric Arek. Together, he and Arek attended the ceremony at the High Command of Heironeous where Domaldi spoke the deeds of his father.
Lokiyar (SG-12) The Heironean High Inquisitor who confiscated Domaldi's body. Appears to be of Theonean or southern islands racial stock.
Leader of the Gluttony Cult (SG-2) The Cleric who led the Vile Gluttony Cult that practiced its foul rites in the sewers beneath Riot's Gate escaped the destruction the party brought unto the rest of his cell. He remains at large. The following description was overheard one night in the Bell & Dragon: I remember going into the room full of freaks. The leader stood out, due to him not wearing a mask that forced his mouth open. Instinct took over, and as I sighted down my x-bow, I saw the leader's bloodshot eyes with their yellow irises. A true whacko if I ever saw one! My xbow bolt fired off and nailed him just below the heart (I think). I don't think it sunk in too well, but he sure yelled hard! That will definitely leave a scar! His full leather garb sure wasn't designed very good against xbow bolts. Next thing I know, the freak leader is making a getaway, flashing his long grey cloak to disappear in conjured darkness. (Frankie)
Louie, Sgt. (SG-2) The Orcish desk Sergaent of the Steel Ward Watch in Riot's Gate. He is overworked, has little patience, no sense of humour and you are geting on his last nerve. Doesn't seem to like Goblins too much, or anyone else for that matter.
Marla (SG-2) A high strung human administrator for the overworked the Steel Ward Watch Station in Riot's Gate.
Mei Mei (SG-1) A seven year old Hankuan girl kidnapped. The Dripping Blade and sold to Gluttony Cultists who practice their fell rituals beneath the city when her father was unable to make their exhorbitant protection payments. The party successfully rescued her and returned her to the merchant in exchange for a tapestry depicting a portal seen in their Dream of Horrors.
Olaf (SG-3) An Elder Cleric of Moradin in Riot's Gate. One of Arek's tutors. The Party tried contacting him in order to learn more about the fate of the Claimers.
Permany
(SG-3) The old Zularean groundskeeeper for the Temple of St. Cuthbert in Riot's Gate.
Phillip (a.k.a Philly Ten Bones) (SG-1) Phillip claims to be an innocent by-stander, but the party believes he is the leader of the Viper's Watch, a street gang in Riot's Gate affiliated with the Dripping Blade. He claims to have a lwayer. They brought him into the Watch, but could lay no charges. Description: Phillip is a goblin citizen with green skin, long thin ears, and a particularly short nose for a goblin. He is found of wearing hats and wears a ten-bone bracelet. He is suspected of leading the Viper's Watch and working with the Dripping Blade. (Thalazzar - Wanted Poster)
Plake (SG-B) Affable, overweight Half-Elven owner of The Bell & Dragon, an Inn in Riot's Gate. He is originally from the town of Bellhold, but he has been in Riot's Gate about 2 years, and has put down roots. He tells tall tales and brags, but he is good natured. Probably more cunning than one would think initially.
Reisman (SG-16) A functionary of the prisons of the Heironean Inquisition. He helped prepare the Dirty Half Dozen for their mission.
Sadore (SG-4) A Grey Elven wizard. An associate of Woden. He was at the Battle of the Gate, insidethe towers of Axes Bithtat on Indepedence Day.
Sayre, Catherine (SG-4) The mother of the child, called Johnothan, that Domaldi rescued from the jaws of the fiendish dinosaur at the Skybridge Tram during the Doom's Eye Eclipse. She believes it was Cpl. Pikket who rescued the child.
Sayre, Jonathan (SG-4) The 2 year old child that Domaldi rescued from the jaws of the fiendish dinosaur at the Skybridge Tram during the Doom's Eye Eclipse.
Sayre, Kline (SG-4) One of the surviving Senators of the Sunterranse Federation. His was the child, called Johnothan, that Domaldi rescued from the jaws of the fiendish dinosaur at the Skybridge Tram during the Doom's Eye Eclipse.
Scuz (SG-1) An Orinidsh lowlife human, and a member of the Viper's Watch. By all appearances, a loud-mouth loser who does not realize he is either. He thinks his nick-name is cool. It's what his "friends" call him. The Party beat the paste out of him, captured him and turned him over to the authorities. He was sentenced for his role in kidnapping a Hankuan merchant's young daughter and selling her to Gluttony cultists in Riot's Gate.
Tarnin, Barris (SG-B-Domaldi) A Windhome Elven Praetorian, and old friend of Pilus Justinian from the Independence wars. He is a Fellow of the Order of Heironeous - an admirer though not an adherent. He divides his time between the Windhome Plains and Riot's Gate. He has been involved in politics, but his influence is fading. He is a Federation Loyalist whose strong admonishment of Elven Nationalists has lately won him few friends amongst his own race.
Tufimatix (SG-B-Frankie) Frankie's uncle, her mother's second second brother, is a great Gnomish lawyer from Claxxon. He practices law in Riot's Gate and occaisionally writes editorials for The Portcullis regading the goings on in the chambers of government. As a somewhat less old man, he played a major role in writing the laws of the Sunterranse Federation. His chaotic Gnomish heart has been perfect for the task of reconciling the variety of cultural and racial legal traditions that co-exist and collide within the new country.
Unga, a.k.a. "The Orc from New York" (SG-1) The Orcish owner of The Dregs of Humanity, a crap hole in the wall bar in the Forgetown Market. He wasn't born yesterday and he doesn't take no crap. He's pretty good at sizing up his customers. He hated Scuz and the Viper's Watch for scaring away his business.
Vishada, Ishaz (Dead) (SG-Sn2) A wealthy art collector in Riots Gate. Nimbus found him in the ruins of his oppulent home, apparently killed by one of the paintings he had recently purchased, by a Dwarven artist, Hashar, of Kronos.
Whitey (Dead) (SG-1) A Trudorean human member of the Viper's Watch. He managed to escape when the Party hunted down his crew in Riot's Gate while they were shaking down Hobbits in the Happy Acres Refugee Camp. Description: Whitey is a bald, dark-skinned human, a Coronan of Trudorean descent. He is fairly tall with narrow features. (Thalazzar - Wanted Poster) After he went to rescue Plake from the Dripping Blade, Grist informed the Party that "the Trudorean? He is no longer with us."
Ziegeldaf, Fabiana (SG-B) Fabiana Ziegeldaf is the elderly human Chancellor of the Executive Council, the Sunterranse Federation's Head of Government. Originally a debtor slave from Eoport, she escaped to Rut Mantel in Lake Range province as a middle aged woman. There, she established an underground railroad that helped many other slaves escape to communities deep into the Mazari interior. Ten years later she, helped to organize the revolution that led to the Sunterranse Federation. An assassination attempt has left her in a mysterious magically induced coma. The Vice Chancellor is currently governing.

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The Barren Night (SG-3) A criminal organization in Riot's Gate.
Claimers of the Maddock

(SG-B-Arek) a group of dwarves of noble descent, fiercely loyal to the person of the Maddock and what he represents to Dwavres more than they are loyal to what he represents to the Federation. The Claimers frequently venture in the underground sections of Axes Bithat to reclaim part of the lost city for the greater glory of the Maddock. The Claimers are comprised only of the noble offspring of the clans surrounding Axes Bithat / Riot's Gate. It is an elite guard, dedicated to bringing back the greater glory of the ancient dwarvish kingdoms. Graduated Claimers are all trusted members of the clans surrounding Axes Bithtat and de facto Wardens of the Watch in Riot's Gate. They are entrusted with many secrets of the Undercity and the Dwarven race. The section of Axes Bithtat that was opened up after the First Great Seal of the Stone Druids had been opened, had been abandoned for years - its hallowed halls emptied of Dwarves and infested with creatures of the Underdark! Besides that, the Stone Druids left traps everywhere during their retreat. Claimers require a great deal of training to ensure they die in battle, not at the hands of some diabolical device. Most serious, however, is the next Great Seal! No one had been in any hurry to break that one - and its warnings were taken much more seriously... at least for a while. In an apparent act of betrayal that few understand, but regardless know as the Claimer Conspiracy, the Claimers of the Maddock

Libriohenaeum (SG-B) A solemn secular order of researchers, librarians and archaeologists that adheres striuctly to a code of non-interference and neutrality to all politics but that which affects or threatens their collections. The stacks are not public. The Libriohenaum can trace its origins back to the Mazarean Empire, and boasts libraries throughout the world, including one Eudaemonia in the Monotheocrate Order. When the Dragon Fleet returned to Hankuo, amongst the emissaries was a collection of texts and a score of researchers from the Libriohenaeum. (Touched by Gods. Penumbra 2001. p. 5)
The Viper's Watch (SG-1) A small time crew of hoods working in the Dripping Blade. The Part caught them shaking down Hobbit and Gnome refugees in the Happy Acres Refugee Camp in Riot's Gate. They also preyed upon the Hankuan merchants outside the Forgetown Market section. At least two of their members were beaten up and turned over to the authorities, several others escaped in the conflagration with the Party. (Wanted Poster)

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