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  • Velos

    Velos, the Jewel of the Golden Wastes, stands at a great oasis in the heart of the desert. Home to around 50,000 inhabitants, it is a crucial trade link in the desert, connecting the Empire to other lands of men as well as serving as a convenient trading …

  • Laws of the City

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/157585/executions_granada.jpg(Executions granada)!This page collects various laws of Velos or bedouin as might impact the Player Characters. For the most part, most laws should be invisible …

  • Inquisition

    The Inquisition of Velos was established long ago by the [[Calusari]] when the city was part of the Imperial domain in the Second Dynasty. Although Velos now has no direct relationship with the Empire, the institution continued and the Council functions …

  • Tempus

    Tempus is the most well known warrior in Velos, a warrior monk with long service in the Sable Brotherhood. Old men of the city remember Tempus from the days of their childhood. A true believer in the monastic foundations of the Sable Brotherhood, Tempus …

  • Judge Gongde

    Judge Gongde is one of the magistrates of the city of Velos, responsible for law and order at the Brass Gate and surrounding districts including relations with the nearby bedouins. A middle aged man, the Judge acts with authority and is exceedingly …

  • Master Pizentious

    Pizentious is a Master of the Art. Through many long years and arduous toil, he has become one of the Wise. Now very aged, he has claimed the Tower of the Cyclops as his sanctum and imposed his protection on the city of [[Velos]]. Pizentious is a …

  • Talia Gerami

    Talia is the eldest daughter of Asad Gerami, current head of the house. Although females generally do not hold familial _potestas_, Asad's only son in a simpleton and Talia possesses an "unwomanlike" intellect and will despite her feminine beauty. …

  • Mohammed Idrisid

    The leader of the Idrisid family, Mohammed is a youth of eighteen. Recentlky thrust into power with the death of his father, he tries to maintain the family the honor and power in a quickly changing fortune. The player characters are only aware of …

  • Tamizen

    Tamizen is a native of Velos. He has assembled a group of companions to protect the city in these dark times. Only the PCs are rivals in fame and fortune as adventurers.

  • Obain Gerami

    Obain is a younger cousin to the head of House Gerami. He serves as commander of the Watch of Velos, responsible for order within the city itself. He does not provide protection to the Overlord himself; that is the responsibility of the Overlord's …

  • Behas Din

    Little is known about Behas Din. He was an old apprentice of [[:master-pizentious|Master Pizentious]] many decades ago. He became a Master of the Art in his own right, but returned to the [[Cyclops Tower]] to rule in his stead while Pizentious left to …

  • Hasdrubal

    Hasdrubal is journeyman of the Art, and assists [[:master-pizentious|Master Pizentious]] in managing the affairs of the [[Cyclops Tower]] and instructing the apprentices. He was the clear second within the Tower until the arrival of [[:samara|Samara]]. …

  • Simeon of Shanta

    Little is known of Simeon except that he is the chief adviser and bureaucrat of Velos and effectively rules the day to day living of the city. He is of obvious Shantish descent and is middle aged with sharp eyes. The only encounter the PCs have had …

  • Eyassa

    Lady Eyassa is a mature woman whose features still retain the glimmer of youth while betraying the experience of war and combat. She has served as the high priestess of [[Warrior Maidens of Menari |Menari]] for over a decade now. She is a superb …

  • Jafar

    Jafar is the archdruid of the Crocodile Sect, the guardians of the sacred crocodile who has lived in the oasis at Velos since the world was young. The sacred crocodile, named Ambos, is considered to the spiritual protector of Velos. The entire city …

  • Syphax

    The current Master of the Games is Syphax, an ex-slave who won his freedom in the arena after a glorious career more than twelve years ago. The Overlord made Syphax the new master as a reward for his skill and great popularity with the mob. It is …

  • Ossimago

    Ossimago is the beast master of the [[Hippodrome]], responsible for the training and care of all animals and beasts used there. It is a difficult task, as animals must be taught how to do something against their nature – lose their fear of Man and eat …