A fox family that has become enshrined, literally and metaphorically, in the local culture of the Western Yamato Valley.
The Northwestern Yamato Valley is a fertile region fraught with Ur-soulism elemental shrines and beautiful forests.
Still active and working after over two millenia, ships that sail westward through this gate are accelerated by a powerful channel of wind that carries them all the way from the Lower Yamato Islands to Hammerhead. ~ 627 Words
A village located in the western Yamato Valley.
The Jô'oo Clan is one of the Clans of Yamato. It exists since its founding in the Age of Awakening by the notorious Hestia Bygate, destroyer of Estverde. And both feared and respected, the clan has carved out an impresive name all of its own. ~ 3018 Word
When the yarenma moth flaps its wings, run. Run fast and run far.... ~ 416 Words
Almost no animal is as beloved in the Yamato Kingdom as the murasaki moth, its national animal. And though many households in Yamato raise the little critters, people from different regions rarely enjoy this privilege. ~ 1309 Words
The Yamato Kingdom is one of the oldest kingdoms of Aqualon and located in the great Yamato Mountain Range, the largest mountain range of the planet. ~ 2576 Words
Yamato folk first survey Jamphel Yeshe, calling it "Kujira-tô" or Whale Island, owing to its shape that resembles a whale's head. ~ 147 Words
From ~One Hundred Fantastic Facts Come to Life~. ~ 800 Words
From ~One Hundred Fantastic Facts Come to Life~. ~ 853 Words
From ~One Hundred Fantastic Facts Come to Life~. ~ 1267 Words
The Travlers Guid to Aqualon by Thadeus Fletcher was a regular column in the HJT Gazette in the 1580s GE. ~ 1166 Words
The Travlers Guide to Aqualon by Thadeus Fletcher was a regular column in the HJT Gazette in the 1580s GE. ~ 553 Words
As Riccard Leeuw prepares to discuss the principles of technamagix in his codex, he sets a few pages aside to talk about the Moths of Yamato. (13848 Words)
The Yamato people can be quite superstitious, and seeing a fox can have very different implications for them, depending on the color of its coat. (737 Words)
Chapter 6 of Aqualon, Rise of the Broken
This is a favorite food of the murasaki moth, and a popular commodity for the Yamato people, who turn it into cloth for clothing and fine string. It is closely related to common cat's-tail.
"Taishôgeki" is the name of a philosophy and corresponding book, written by a powerful historical figure of Aqualon. He had spent time in the realm of the Aesir and bested them in combat, traveling through the Great Land afterwards to seek wisdom in many places, speaking to many philosophers and mages of his time. Before writing the book, he fought one of the Valkyries on top of the tallest peak of the Yamato Mountain Range and bested her, and as the legend goes, he ripped her soul out of her shattered body, and forged it into a great, metal gate that connected the physical world and the Great Clockwork on top of that mountain, where he had a monastery built to uphold his teachings.
Estverde is growing uncomfortable with Yamamoto expansion policies and tries to fortify its borders, claiming that the Yamato Kingdom is encroaching on their territory. The negotiations and threats are met especially harshly by Hestia Bygate, Daikan of the Easternmost Provinces.
In recognition of her years of service and contributions to the state, Hestia Bygate is appointed Daikan (governor) of the Easternmost Provinces of the Yamato Kingdom. These border on the lands of Estverde.
After delivering her famous map of the Middle Lands to the Emperor of the Yamato Kingdom, Hestia is afforded citizenship in the Yamato Kingdom and appointed Consultant of the Imperial Cartographer. Later that year she also receives the newly created title Special Advisor on the Art of Magic and begins teaching the fire magic she has learned at the Bonfire Shrine to Yamato mages.