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  • Recent Events

    It has been a year since the undead sorcerer-king [[:dregoth]] of [[Giustenal]] conquered the city-state of [[Raam]] sending its indolent [[:abalach-re | "Grand Vizier"]] fleeing. His armies of undead backed by the sorcerous power of the strange, draconic …

  • The World of Athas

    * [[Flavor Text]] * [[Dynastic Merchant Houses of the Seven Cities]] *Changes from the Book* *Races:* The Dray are a very recent phenomenon. Dregoth sent them forth from Giustenal as spies and missionaries for the "Cult of the Dragon," cloaked and …

  • Flavor Text

    *A Legend of the Beginning:*
    On the eve of the age of kings, the Dragon destroyed the land, sea, and the sky. The sky was filled with stars, until the dragon swallowed most of them, leaving only the brightest. The sun was a brilliant yellow fire in …

  • Dynastic Merchant Houses of the Seven Cities

    There are literally hundreds of merchant organizations in the seven cities area. Centuries of cutthroat competition, however, has ensured that each city only has room for one major dynastic merchant house. Each of these houses guards their home turf …

  • Raam

    * [[Current Events]] * [[Culture and Caste]] * [[Civil Institutions]] * [[Nawab Houses]] * [[Cult of the Dragon]] * [[Other Major Factions]]

  • Culture and Caste

    For all the seeming chaos of the city under the former regime, Raam is and always has been a city of rigid social order. The eight major castes, which each include dozens of sub-castes, determine a person’s fate from birth to the grave. Elaborate social …

  • Current Events

    Raam was, until recently, a city characterized by chaos and unrest for many dozens of generations (for more details see Raam, City of Unrest, Dark Sun Campaign Setting p. 168). Under the neglect of the "Grand Vizier" Abalach-Re, the nobles became warlords …

  • Civil Institutions

    [[Raam]] has had many millenia to settle into its dysfunctional system of government and the conquest of Dregoth has only started to reshape entrenched civil institutions. *Templars:*
    Under Abalach-Re, the templarate was a faction like any other, …

  • Cult of the Dragon

    The Cult of the Dragon has been a fringe presence in [[Raam]] for many years. Few knew that the cultists were actually advance spies for Dregoth's invasion. They once could be seen preaching on street corners, thickly robed and bandaged as if diseased, …

  • Dragon Sacrifice

    The Dragon has been a scourge of the Seven Cities for time immemorial. It is the only entity that the Sorcerer-Kings fear. No one can say with certainty what the Dragon actually is, as there are no confirmed sightings from among the living. Legends and …

  • Nawab Houses

    The Nawab caste is reeling, with the majority of their most powerful warlord-houses destroyed by Dregoth, their lands and titles granted to others. * [[House Hanafi]] * [[House Hassan]] * [[:maarham | House Maarham]] * [[:shialha-1 | House Shialha]] …

  • Other Major Factions

    * [[House M'ke]] * [[Night Runners]] * [[Psionoramh]] * [[Psiumarkh]] * [[Temple of Badna]] * [[Yellow Monastery]]