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by Zuk
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 25
Views: 2158

Re: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

CODEX OF THE SECOND ANAKSARXOS, ANNUM XXXVIII by Apollonaros of Tessos, historian of the Autokrator, recorded annum MMDCCLXXII after the founding of the city Arete has blessed the emperor with imperium once again. The Strategoi are pleased with the progress of his plans, and he does well to chastis...
by Zuk
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 25
Views: 2158

Re: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

Minutes after the bombing, Ubaidians began to gather round the ruined imperial train station, where a fire was still blazing at its heart, and blasted bodies were still strewn across the ground. Confusion ran wild, even as emergency crews arrived to tend to the wounded, and fire crews arrived to put...
by Zuk
Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 25
Views: 2158

Re: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

Subatusa, Exarchate of Ubaidia They weren't parked in a vacant lot, but rather over-top some neglected ruins, which had been reduced to their bases, what stones were left stacked at one end to signify where to park. Across the dust-strewn street was a passenger train station on an imperial rail. Ub...
by Zuk
Mon Jun 17, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 25
Views: 2158

Re: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

Gerontes District, Irae Evening "Kyrios?" asked his Ubaidian servant Shekmet. "Are you alright?" "Silence, Shek," Xilomandros demanded, raising a shaken hand to remove his spectacles. The scroll rolled itself back up, covering the words "Decree of Autoktonia"...
by Zuk
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: On the Nature of Emperors and Empires
Replies: 25
Views: 2158

On the Nature of Emperors and Empires

CODEX OF THE SECOND ANAKSARXOS, ANNUM XXXVIII by Apollonaros of Tessos, historian of the Autokrator, recorded annum MMDCCLXXII after the founding of the city I have been with him since the beginning, but never before have I seen the emperor act with such animus. Not even at the height of the wars t...
by Zuk
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Opulence and Exiguity
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Opulence and Exiguity

Subatusa, Ubaidia Exarchate It was almost dusk, and the orange glow of evening was casting down on the streets of the Vile City. Night would mean even more danger, but Enki had nowhere to go, not really. He wasn't welcome anywhere, and he had his little brother, Nur. If they could find one of their...
by Zuk
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Opulence and Exiguity
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Opulence and Exiguity

Thenos, Ilia Despotate "Here is that ice water, just as you ordered," Vigilos said, handing the glass down to the bikini-clad Prekovar before him. She was shaded by the beach umbrella staked in the sand beside her. Next, he handed her her drink , which she smiled while taking. "That ...
by Zuk
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Opulence and Exiguity
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Opulence and Exiguity

Descordinopolis, Kamferia Exarchate Everyone assured him that he had earned his place, but Erixandros was not so sure. His wife Miranda, and his daughter Maria, helped him put on his himation , a traditional Sukarian garment with a fringe of gold geometric spirals. Miranda placed an olive wreath up...
by Zuk
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:41 am
Forum: The Great Game
Topic: Opulence and Exiguity
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Opulence and Exiguity

The Kastroudeos, Irae When she woke, she did not see the servants who held the fans blowing cool air upon her face. She hardly registered that they brought her her finest silk robes, or set out a grand breakfast at her gilded, marble dining table. She accepted the cool Axackal breeze coursing betwe...
by Zuk
Tue Jan 01, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: The Map Room
Topic: Jotlund should be removed
Replies: 3
Views: 1248

Re: Jotlund should be removed

I know it doesn't directly pertain to anything that I am sperging, but I would prefer some kind of island or chain (think Faroes, maybe, too rocky or small to really create a serious military presence that totally alters the balance of power, but large enough to act as a stopover where people herd s...

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