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  • Abydion

    The city of Abydion was founded at the dawn of the [[Age of Man]], upon the last of the [[Starwalkers]]' fortresses. It has fallen and been rebuilt four times since then, as well as passing through several governments. Currently in the Fifth Founding, …

  • Alph

    h3. Physical Feature The river Alph is the main source of non-oceanic water for the city of [[Abydion]], which is built on its marshy delta. The main channel of the river runs through the heart of the Fifth City, with walls rising up nearly 50 meters …

  • Gorge

    The Gorge district runs north to south through the heart of the Fifth City along the banks of the river [[Alph]]. Rather than being built on the land above the river, this district consists of countless small structures hanging off the river walls of the …

  • Temple of Alph

    Located in the [[Gorge]], this temple to [[Gajo-Eyia]] is named for its location - floating in the river [[Alph]] - rather than the deity it is dedicated to. It is maintained by the [[Sisterhood of the Scales]], whose adjacent guild-barge supplies most …

  • Seven Silvers

    A low-class gambling den located near the river [[Alph]] near the southern end of [[Rat Row]], owned and operated by [[Fira Silverfrost]]. It's an open secret that the [[Seven Seers]] sect has a shrine here. which places the management at odds with the …

  • Basilic Spire

    The Basilic Spire is home to the government of the city of [[Abydion]]. The entire district is contained within a single [[Itiril]] structure. The lower portion of the structure has an equilateral triangular footprint, approximately 1.2km per side, for …

  • Towers

    As the name implies, this district is centered on a pair of triangular [[Itiril]] towers, one on either bank of the river [[Alph]] and overlooking the [[Abydion High Road]] as it enters the city, standing some 23m above the Fifth City's ground level. …

  • Haford Market

    The Haford district is dominated by a large open-air market, which is busy throughout the day and only slightly less so at night. While it is the main marketplace for the city of [[Abydion]], it deals mostly in goods with relatively widespread demand. …

  • Bastow

    Bastow is the primary residential district of [[Abydion]], with the extremely poor tending to concentrate in [[Hydon]] and the [[Gorge]], while the wealthy favor the [[Itiril]] enclaves of the [[Towers]] or the [[Basilic Spire]]. But even here, most …

  • Hydon

    The Hydon slums are built atop what was once the heart of the Second City. The current structures would have been the soaring tops of towers which stretched effortlessly into the sky, their flowing curves studded with gravity-defying balconies. But all …

  • Vallasy Square

    Vallasy Square takes its name from its central feature, the [[Vallas' Hall]] arena, and its surrounding plaza. Other major features of the district include a variety of other leisure and entertainment establishments, ranging from public parks to the city …