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|'''Established:''' 781 BL
 
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|'''Alternate Names:''' Theren
 
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|'''Dominant Race/Guild:''' None
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|'''Dominant Race/Guild:''' [[Human]]/[[Paladin]]
 
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|'''Governing Individual:''' [[Gyfford|Baron Gyfford]]
 
|'''Governing Individual:''' [[Gyfford|Baron Gyfford]]
 
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|'''Guild Halls:''' Paladin
 
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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
 
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Therenborough is the capital city of the Barony of Therengia.  While not as populous or as commercially important as [[Riverhaven]], the Therengian spirit of maintaining the ways of the old [[Seven Star Empire]] finds its purest expression in Therenborough.
  
 
==Government, History, and Background==
 
==Government, History, and Background==
  
 
===Government Type===
 
===Government Type===
 
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As the provincial capital, Therenborough and the surrounding lands are ruled directly by the Baron.  The Theren family's seat is Theren Keep, located in the northern end of town.
 
===Prominent People===
 
===Prominent People===
 
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*Baron [[Gyfford]] Theren
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*Lord Chamberlain [[Isleif]] Dunshade
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*Castellan [[Cleworth]] Castellani, Paladin Guildleader
 
===History===
 
===History===
  
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===Landmarks===
 
===Landmarks===
 
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Founded in 757 BL, the [[Gealeranendae College of Magical History]] is one of the oldest instutions of magical education and research in the Five Provinces.  Among its rare manuscripts and artifacts are the Tear of Grazhir [[Dinegavren]] and a piece of the [[Suur Pillar]].  The Theren Theater hosts performances attended by nobility and commoner alike, and Therenburghers find a trip to the public baths to be a relaxing way to spend a day.  For those with more sporting tastes, warriors from across the Barony do battle in the famous Ampitheater, and jousts and feats of archery are regularly held in the Tournament grounds.  Just a short walk south of the Ampitheater, subjects of the Baron can take a break from the bustle of city life and avail themselves of the amenities located in Telomin Hall.  Many shops are located in the northeastern section of town, located through [[Kaudric|Kaudric's]] Gate.  The [[The Morzindaen of Therengia (book)|Morzindu]] [[Trigomas]] has a townhouse in the area as well, located just south of Ibec Hall, home to the bureaucratic functions necessary to keep the city and Barony.
 
===Unique Shops and Services===
 
===Unique Shops and Services===
 
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[[Traders]] can have handbills advertising their skills and wares printed by ''(XXX - don't have the shop's name handy)''.  The [[S'lai Scout|S'lai]] [[Krrish's Bones|Krrish]] sells prediction tools preferred by the [[Nomads of the Arid Steppe]] and [[Category:Prophets_of_G%27nar-Peth|Prophets of G'nar Peth]].  [[Courtly Styles]] and [[Fit for a Baron]] feature the latest styles in fashion at court.
 
===Shops===
 
===Shops===
  
 
===Bars, Inns, and Taverns===
 
===Bars, Inns, and Taverns===
 
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The martial nature of the town precludes the establishment of many alehouses, but a fine meal can be had at [[the Baron's Table]].  The Baron and Trigomas family keep their chefs busy with a neverending supply of delicacies available for their guests enjoyment, along with a wide variety of beverages to quench their thirst.  Travelers find the Therenborough Inn, located in an out of the way part of town east of the town's chapel, to be a quiet place to spend the evening.
 
===Prominent Hangouts===
 
===Prominent Hangouts===
 
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Citizens and adventurers gather at the quadrangle two paces north of the town gate to gather and hear speakers address the crowd. The Therengian Cavalry also makes their home in an outpost near the town stables.
 
==Important Activities==
 
==Important Activities==
 
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Passports for travel past [[Fornsted]] to [[Hvaral]] and [[Muspar'i]] and registration for citizenship in Therengia are located in Ibec Hall.
 
===Favors===
 
===Favors===
 
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[[Chadatru]] grants favors at the Chapel of Chadatru in Theren Keep.
 
===Task Givers===
 
===Task Givers===
  
 
===Quests===
 
===Quests===
 
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One of the Paladin glyph quests involves traveling to Theren Keep.
 
==Creatures:==
 
==Creatures:==
 
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The Breech Tunnels, created by Dwarven sappers besieging Theren Keep during the [[Therengia-Kwarlog War]], are now overrun with [[Giant Wolf Spider|gigantic spiders]].  Their webs are known to ensnare the unwary traveler seeking a back entrance into the keep.
 
==Maps==
 
==Maps==
 
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[[RanikMap42]] <br>
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[[RanikMap42a]]
 
==Scripts==
 
==Scripts==
  

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Province: Therengia
Currency: Lirum
Population: 40,000
Established: 781 BL
Alternate Names: Theren
Dominant Race/Guild: Human/Paladin
Governing Individual: Baron Gyfford
Guild Halls: Paladin
Warnings:

Overview

Therenborough is the capital city of the Barony of Therengia. While not as populous or as commercially important as Riverhaven, the Therengian spirit of maintaining the ways of the old Seven Star Empire finds its purest expression in Therenborough.

Government, History, and Background

Government Type

As the provincial capital, Therenborough and the surrounding lands are ruled directly by the Baron. The Theren family's seat is Theren Keep, located in the northern end of town.

Prominent People

History

Locations About Town

Landmarks

Founded in 757 BL, the Gealeranendae College of Magical History is one of the oldest instutions of magical education and research in the Five Provinces. Among its rare manuscripts and artifacts are the Tear of Grazhir Dinegavren and a piece of the Suur Pillar. The Theren Theater hosts performances attended by nobility and commoner alike, and Therenburghers find a trip to the public baths to be a relaxing way to spend a day. For those with more sporting tastes, warriors from across the Barony do battle in the famous Ampitheater, and jousts and feats of archery are regularly held in the Tournament grounds. Just a short walk south of the Ampitheater, subjects of the Baron can take a break from the bustle of city life and avail themselves of the amenities located in Telomin Hall. Many shops are located in the northeastern section of town, located through Kaudric's Gate. The Morzindu Trigomas has a townhouse in the area as well, located just south of Ibec Hall, home to the bureaucratic functions necessary to keep the city and Barony.

Unique Shops and Services

Traders can have handbills advertising their skills and wares printed by (XXX - don't have the shop's name handy). The S'lai Krrish sells prediction tools preferred by the Nomads of the Arid Steppe and. Courtly Styles and Fit for a Baron feature the latest styles in fashion at court.

Shops

Bars, Inns, and Taverns

The martial nature of the town precludes the establishment of many alehouses, but a fine meal can be had at the Baron's Table. The Baron and Trigomas family keep their chefs busy with a neverending supply of delicacies available for their guests enjoyment, along with a wide variety of beverages to quench their thirst. Travelers find the Therenborough Inn, located in an out of the way part of town east of the town's chapel, to be a quiet place to spend the evening.

Prominent Hangouts

Citizens and adventurers gather at the quadrangle two paces north of the town gate to gather and hear speakers address the crowd. The Therengian Cavalry also makes their home in an outpost near the town stables.

Important Activities

Passports for travel past Fornsted to Hvaral and Muspar'i and registration for citizenship in Therengia are located in Ibec Hall.

Favors

Chadatru grants favors at the Chapel of Chadatru in Theren Keep.

Task Givers

Quests

One of the Paladin glyph quests involves traveling to Theren Keep.

Creatures:

The Breech Tunnels, created by Dwarven sappers besieging Theren Keep during the Therengia-Kwarlog War, are now overrun with gigantic spiders. Their webs are known to ensnare the unwary traveler seeking a back entrance into the keep.

Maps

RanikMap42
RanikMap42a

Scripts

Miscellaneous