The Six Cities
The Six Cities are in the southern region on the main continent of Psuterra. A region of about 50,000 sq. miles of open plains, thick forests, and raging seas. The area gets its name from the six Poli, or cities in the region. Each Poli is an individual city-state, and while they share a common culture and language, peace is tenuous at best. The Poli share a common enemy that binds them together, the barbarians of the Uncivilized Lands, who once took an army deep into the region, only to be pushed back by a concerted effort of the cities. The barbarians, called Xenos, do not forget the defeat, and have been nursing a deep hatred of the Poli for decades, waiting for the right time to strike. There are five main cities in the region, and one fortress-state. They are:
There individualistic nature, and city-pride, both serves as a boon and bane to the prosperity of the region.