Edasseril

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Edasseril (ancient)
(Nation)
Titles Realm of Envy
Land Thassilon
Capital Xin-Edasseril
Ruler Belimarius, Runelord of Envy
Languages Thassilonian

Source: The Dead Heart of Xin, pg(s). 70
Edasseril (modern)
(Region)
Nation New Thassilon
Capital Xin-Edasseril
Ruler Runelord Belimarius

Source: Lost Omens World Guide, pg(s). 114

Edasseril (pronounced eh-DASS-ur-ill),[1] the Realm of Envy, was one of the seven nations that formed the ancient empire of Thassilon. More recently, Edasseril is the name of a region within the nation of New Thassilon.[2]

History

The land of Edasseril was rich in resources like timber, gemstones, and iron, as well as in animal resource with herds of wild aurochs and horses roaming the country. Edasseril even had a decent supply of giants to enslave. The land did have its problems, however: from Edasseril's verdant forests came a constant stream of raiders, varying from wild elves to ettercaps, and even hulking ettins.[3]

Despite its many resources, Edasseril was a nation of bitter rivalries and substance-less vanity. Even though the few remaining documents from the Age of Legend speak of it as a utopia where nothing went wrong; this was far from the truth. The domain's byzantine bureaucracy was full of envious and backstabbing officials more concerned with their own advancement than effectively managing the affairs of the nation.[3]

This realm's original name is unknown; in -6475 AR, the first runelord of envy Naaft, who looked to the local elven kingdom of Mierani[4] and its elves' beauty with characteristic envy, took the family name of the loveliest elven princess to be the name of her domain.[3][5][6]

At the time of its fall, Edasseril was ruled by Runelord Belimarius, who maintained her capital at Xin-Edasseril. During Earthfall, Edasseril was destroyed by rising oceans.[7]

Modern Edasseril

Edasseril now exists as a region in the nation of New Thassilon. It consists of Peridot Isle, the deserted southern half of the Ironbound Archipelago, and the Mierani Forest.[8] It is still ruled by Belimarius, who continues to be poisoned by the sting of envy, despite mercy and understanding from those who could have destroyed her.[9]

References

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  1. Erik Mona et al. (2008). Campaign Setting, p. 246. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-112-1
  2. Tanya DePass, James Jacobs, Lyz Liddell, et al. (2019). World Guide, p. 114. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-64078-172-6
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Rob McCreary. (2013). Runelords of Thassilon. The Dead Heart of Xin, p. 70. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-491-7
  4. James Jacobs. (2018). The Runelord Legacy. Secrets of Roderic's Cove, p. 78. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-64078-062-0
  5. Wolfgang Baur, Adam Daigle, Jeff Erwin, and F. Wesley Schneider. (2012). Lost Kingdoms, p. 55. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-415-3
  6. James Jacobs. (2018). The Runelord Legacy. Secrets of Roderic's Cove, p. 78. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-64078-062-0
  7. Wolfgang Baur, Adam Daigle, Jeff Erwin, and F. Wesley Schneider. (2012). Lost Kingdoms, p. 56. Paizo Publishing, LLC. ISBN 978-1-60125-415-3
  8. James Jacobs. (2019). Beyond the Campaign. Rise of New Thassilon, p. 79. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-64078-106-1
  9. Tanya DePass, James Jacobs, Lyz Liddell, et al. (2019). World Guide, p. 109. Paizo Inc. ISBN 978-1-64078-172-6