strokesRPG: The War of the Burning Sky
|Kingdom of Dassen|
|Location||Dassen lies to the south of Ragesia, and to the southwest of Shahalesti, its borders defined by craggy mountains defended by hundreds of small dwarven strongholds|
|Capital||Bresk (Small City): Conventional; AL LN; Mixed (65% human, 28% dwarf, 5% orc, 1% half-orc, 1% other)|
|Form of Government||Fuedalistic|
Dassen’s people, a swarthy assortment of humans and dwarves, cherish their land, to the point that superstitious cavalry men even put dirt in their boots so never have to stop touching the soil of their homeland.
King Steppengard rules a patchwork of eight feudal holdings, many of them controlled by distant relatives with claims to the throne of numbing complexity. To assure that he never has to worry about untangling these claims, Steppengard has had a huge family with eighteen children, all of them legitimate on the word of his oath.
There are no mighty cities in Dassen, only thousands of farms and towns growing out from the nine castles of the king and his dukes. The largest city, Bresk, lies on a major river beside Steppengard’s castle, and is a hilly community built both above and below ground.