Cal Winterborne: "War may be at our doorstep, but we're not going down that easily. Kourians are fierce, loyal, and stubborn. If anything, we'll win this war and be home in time for supper!"
eigrebath is a grassy region with large forests taking up the north and western corners of the region that is home to the Kourians
. Well known for its lake towns, Leigrebath is teeming with diverse life. Unlike the regions to the south, Leigrebath is the only country to run itself like a utopia for its citizens.
Fun fact: Most of book 1 of the Hidden Duology takes places in Leigrebath.
Most of Leigbrebath is made up of grassy plains and forests, there are a few mountains hidden to the southwestern boarder near Streirune
. Cold, frigid temperatures are surprising for the southeastern portion of the region where the area is a savanna, spreading out into grasslands and then into a temperate forest and finally into a taiga forest.
Hidden deep within the Wescier Cavern is the Wescier Chasm, a portal to the stroansian and grosant homeworld, Eozania. The cavern is protected by loyal Kourians, who see it as a royal landmark that marked the beginning of the Kourian Dominion.
The abundance of lake towns should instantly draw forth the image of multiple lakes, except there are only two lakes known in Leigrebath — Cornoniaqui Lake and Nuvuspori Lake.
Cornoniaqui Lake is the largest lake, creating a wide berth for many lake towns to build trading ports. Nuvuspori Lake is a quite smaller lake that provides fantastic tourist resorts within the lake towns that reside around it.
Aiden Shadowlocke: "Death and ruin have followed the stroansians everywhere. Yet, nobody seems to acknowledge the desperate attempts to squash people's dreams."
For as long as one can remember, Leigrebath has been overrun with war, causing catastrophic damage to the landscape. The Kourians see their homeland as a scarred veteran, brave and adaptable. No matter how much of erosion occurs, Leigrebath stands tall.
Afte the stroansians
arrived and established peace with humans
, they began building the Kourian Dominion, a faction of peace and harmony. The humans were happy the comply, constructing new towns and mining for resources. Over the centuries, the Kourian Dominion redesigned Leigrebath in the utopia of Thaouta
. The citizens see their homeland as the birth of a new beginning once the stroansians revealed themselves.
Before the stroansians arrived, Leigrebath was barely standing; the soils were toxic and wildlife was scarce as the lakes and rivers were drying up. Then, the portal opened and the stroansians arrived, offering to fix the region. With ancient mana
, the stroansians began fertalizing the soils, growing flora, and drawing water from the underground lakes to restore the surface lakes and rivers.
However, humans who saw mana as toxic and dangerous, vowed to educate their brethren of the atrocities that the stroansians were creating. They formed together and founded the Brethren of Sanctity. The new religious faction sought only one thing — the abolishment of mana throughout the world. They would first start with the stroansians, and then moving onto whatever non-humans used mana.
The War Across Time
Aiden Shadowlocke: "Don't underestimate what losing one's freedom and rights can do to a man."
Sometime after the Kourian Dominion was formed, rumors of the DPO began to emerge in the Kourian Military. Precise assassinations popped up all over Leigrebath. Due to stroansian bloodline, all stroansians and awakened essetids were able to spot changes within history, things that should have never happened.
With history changing at random, the Kourian Military began making evidence files of the changes, including changes to the topography of Leigrebath. None of the changes seemed to add up. What was so important about Leigrebath that the DPO sought to change everything? Kourians who know of the changes work to get history back on track and even took precautions from DPO captives, now learning that the DPO had access to time travel.
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To identify a member of the DPO, one must find the DPO tattoo on a DPO member and hold a uv-ray light over it to make it spin, as it does above.
For as long as the war has raged in Leigrebath, the Zalgi Empire
has slipped in through the southeastern border and fought the Kourian mIlitary. The Kourians have constantly outed that the empire wants nothing more than to destroy the Kourian Dominion, regardless of what stands in the way, including frigid plains to the north.
With the Archstroansians in charge of everything political and geographical, they are the ones to spread the news of any changes or shortages. Archstroansian Adoel
is at the head of the Archstroansians, vowing to radically fix the damage. While the Archstroansians never show their faces in public, they do make radioshow appearances and inform their public with newletters.
"We remain perplexed by the onslaught of terrorism that runs through our land. Be they the cries of rage from our citizens or mass damage to the southern border, we'll do everything in our power to overpower this vulgar threat and return Leigrebath back to its former glory!"
There are four Archstroansians in total, one banished due to conflicting morals. Jackal
was a former Archstroansian, and the youger twin brother of Adoel. Despite what the Archstroansians promise, Jackal claims their ideologies and "rightous" speeches are nothing more than brainwashing. However, Jackal cannot claim himself to be as innocent as he looks since he is in charge of the Zalgi Empire.
Jackal works as a general and king to the Zalgians
, ordering the military strikes against the Kourian Dominion, and is personally responsible for the destruction of most of Leigrebath's topography. He holds no ill will for the citizens, but anyone, or anything
that stands in his way of overthrowing Adoel and the Kourian Dominion will be removed.