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Taigeria Archives 2

Taigeria Archives is the name of my upcoming fantasy series, and this year I'm going to give you even more insight to my favourite world. I'll introduce you to the six races inhabiting the lands, to the five ages that has passed so far, and to the many wonders that has come and gone.


In this post we're going to talk about the countries and kingdoms of Thykall, in the fifth age, around Alexa Alderbaran's time.


Hedalia is the largest kingdom and predominantly human.

It neighbours the following countries: Apaitreia, Naeena, Ilesme, and Narusa.

Population: about 3 million.

Famous places: the capital, Sung, is famous for it's architecture and seafood. Akel, Alia, Avel, and Awell, cities in the old Taloonian Tower Chain. Bale mountains, the tallest mountain chain in the world.

Notable cultural things: royal birthday banquets for all the royal children (all 12 of them), the Blood Stone ceremony in Sung, harvest festivals.

Primary religion: Summin, Old Lore, nature based.

Famous people: King and Queen Fanses, magician Istra, architect Susta Eric.


Ilesme is the second largest country and predominantly elven.

It neighbours the following countries: Hedalia, Zonia, and Naeena.

Population: about 1 million.

Famous places: Vugen, the high religious place of the elven race and the largest city in the world. Ueen, the only know city to have contact with the floating islands, the home of the dragons. Blood Valley, the ancient battlefield between groups of warring magicians in the third age (border between Naeena and Ilesme).

Notable cultural things: yearly pilgrimage to Vugen.

Primary religion: nature based (usually simply referred to as the Elven religion).

Famous people: minister Fusil Ensana, magician Ari Egnal, musician Nanja.


Apaitreia is the western-most country and the one that is least known abut.

It neighbours the following countries: Hedalia and Narusa.

Population: unknown.

Famous places: Hale Swamp, rich ecosystem that can't be found anywhere else.

Notable cultural things: unknown.

Primary religion: none.

Famous people: unknown.


Narusa is the northern-most country and is predominantly human.

It neighbours the following countries: Hedalia and Apaitreia. Heavily religious and led by a prime religious leader.

Population: about 1,5 million.

Famous places: Avil, and Asul, cities in the old Taloonian Tower Chain. The capital, Tenka, the high seat of the Old Lore religion and is built for the sole purpose of being impressive and showing off the head priest's wealth.

Notable cultural things: yearly festival in high priest's name.

Primary religion: Old Lore.

Famous people: Ka Mar Lok (high priest; Ka Mar Lok means Grand Holy Father in old Taloonian).


Naeena is the southern-most kingdom.

It neighbours the following countries: Hedalia, and Ilesme. It is a strictly matrilineal monarchy.

Population: about 1,2 million.

Famous places: Alev and Avil, cities in the old Taloonian Tower Chain. Blood Valley, the ancient battlefield between groups of warring magicians in the third age (border between Naeena and Ilesme).

Notable cultural things: the imperial palace, the grape wine.

Primary religion: spiritual and Old Lore.

Famous people: the queen, magician Inare Ossval, architect Tey Dun.


Zonia is the eastern-most country.

It neighbours on the following countries: Ilesme.

Population: unknown.

Famous places: Loer Fort, once the home of Lady Giskek Loer, one of Zonia's most famous heros (fourth age).

Notable cultural things: unknown.

Primary religion: none.

Famous people: unknown.


Academic Academy is the world's most renowned academic institution.

It neighbours on the following countries: none (it's located on an island).

Population: about 700 000.

Famous places: Sereph, vacation city located on the southeast side of the Academy. Port Olven, the port city everyone arrives through, famous for its grandeur. Spear Hall, the main hall of the Academy, large enough to host members of all races (including full-grown dragons).

Notable cultural things: yearly spring festival, yearly entrance ceremony, bi-yearly the academic games.

Primary religion: none.

Famous people: Headmistress Haufklinter, the founders, painter Undra Saá, magician Pil the Transparent.

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