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  • Dir-Jal

    Dir-Jal, also called the City of the Chained God, sits at the bottom of the [[Jalist Valley | valley of Jalist]], next to the sluggish river Dast. A few centuries ago, the river was known for its clear green waters, but the blood flowing from the beast …

  • Dir-Jal Alchemy

    Every day, reagents and materials are extracted from the [[Inashi | Inashi]] by teams of butcher-alchemist, under the supervision of the Black, White and Red Alchemist who govern [[Dir-Jal | Dir-Jal]] along with Guild merchant-princes. The beast is then …

  • Siem

    Siem is a young, ambitious guild merchant, and has recently taken a seat on the ruling council of Dir-Jal with the help of [[:ysmir | Ysmir]] and the circle. A driven and intelligent young woman, she started as an understudy for a Dir-Jal guild …

  • Ysmir

    Ysmir started as a landowner from the [[Pearly Coast | Pearly Coast]], driven away from his home in during a succession crisis. He joined the Guild and rose steadily throught its ranks, ending up as one of the three merchant-princes of[[Dir-Jal | Dir-Jal …

  • Wulpa

    Wulpa worked day-to-day as a docker in Dir-Jal, finding work in the docks or in the caravanserai of the city. He is respected for his rectitude and fairness by most of the workers who know him, but often got into scuffles with guild foremen when he felt …

  • Farris

    The middle son of a very large family, Farris is foremost an information dealer, but has come over time to become a recognised player in Dir-Jal's criminal underworld.

  • Pree Asma

    Born in [[Dir-Jal | Dir-Jal]], Pree Asma went from being a lowly trader in spices to holding a near-monopoly on food exports to the city, and is widely considered to be the most powerful of the three merchant princes. Pree Asma is the one responsible …

  • Nash Draghma - DECEASED

    Nash Draghma was the coinmaster of [[Dir-Jal | Dir-Jal]], a banker and the main money-lender in the city-state. Most people did not realise that he also happens to be the only one paying Dir-Jal's standing army, making him even more powerful than his …

  • Piah

    Piah was raised as one of the butcher-alchemists of [[Dir-Jal | Dir-Jal]], spending her youth working on the living carcass of the [[Inashi | Inashi]]. Today, she is the Black Alchemist, part of the ruling council of the city, and supervisor of the …

  • Kelaj

    Raised as an alchemist, Kelaj's genius allowed her to rise quickly to become part of the ruling council. As the Red Alchemist, she oversees the gathering of the Inashi's bodily fluids, from oil and bile to blood and marrow.

  • Cipih

    A powerful ghost-blooded thaumaturge, Cipih is easily the youngest member of the ruling council. As the white alchemist, he is responsible for taking in the tears, saliva, and flesh of the Chained God.

  • Marika

    Marika is the illegitimate younger sister of [[:kelaj | Kelaj]], and abused the protection her sister's status to join the Cult of the [[Inashi | Chained God]]. She became a political firebrand and one of the very few open worshipers of the Inashi, until …

  • Jemdat Ys O'Meilian

    Jemdat is the niece of [[:ysmir | Ysmir]], a merchant-prince of Dir-Jal. She was born on the [[Pearly Coast | Pearly Coast]] and raised in [[Kingdom of Ansibah | Ansibah]], before coming to live with her uncle in [[Dir-Jal | Dir-Jal]]. Like many …

  • Lee The Blind

    Lee the Blind is the city god of [[Dir-Jal | Dir-Jal]], and is often seen quietly walking in the streets around the [[Inashi | Inashi]].

  • Yadu Vanshi

    Yadu Vanshi is a natural revolutionnary, travelling the countryside to help the downroden as they rise up against their betters. He fosters unrest and helps revolutionnaries against their adversaries, before disapearing and leaving them to fend for …

  • Ciello Three Tears

    Ciello was born in [[Dir-Jal | Dir-Jal]], and spent most of her youth training under [[:piah | Piah]] to become an alchemist. Her work was noticed by [[:omale | Omale]], and the noblewoman soon offered her a small fortune to set shop in her palace. …

  • Zao Khan

    Zao Khan is a treasure seeker and a self-described scavenger lord. He has made and lost numerous fortunes around the Dreaming Sea, and spends his life digging around strange ruins to find treasure and strange objects to sell to the highest bider. He is …

  • Neth

    Neth was a butcher-alchemist before joining the cult of the Chained God. He has become an important figure in the cult after saying Marika betrayed its ideals by cosying up with the council and other religious leaders.

  • Onirim

    Onirim was once part of the Silver Masks, the group of dream-eaten warrior slaves commanded by [[:nash | Nash Draghma]]. He was left for dead by his master, and subsisted for a while on the flesh of the [[Inashi | Inashi]]. Sick, addicted to the flesh …

  • Rohim Ourba

    Rohim lives in Dir-Jal. He rents a room that he uses as a medical office, but he lives in a different place, in another neighborhood. His office opened only a few months ago, so he doesn't have enough patients to work full-time, but it is quite a good …