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  • Noble Houses of Brightwater

    The political life of the city and kingdom of [[Brightwater]] is dominated by the nobility. Nobles of Brightwater are separated into distinct- and oftentimes ancient- dynastic Houses. Though political loyalties can and do cut across House lines, …

  • Major Noble Houses of Brightwater

    There are ten Major Houses in the city of [[Brightwater]], two of which are of Imperial origin and three of which are now extinct. The [[Office of the Herald]] has decreed that the dividing line between "Major" and "Minor" Houses in Brightwater is whether …

  • House Albion

    House Albion is one of the oldest of the Noble Houses in [[Brightwater]], with ancestral roots that stretch back before the [[Resettling]]. Before the influx of elven refugees that began in -112 BR, Albion was notable for having produced a number of …

  • Brightwater Line of Succession

    The line of succession to Brightwater's crown (e.g. to control of the [[Silver Palace]]) is hereditary, according to the principle of Absolute Cognatic Primogeniture, wherein the oldest child of the reigning monarch inherits everything, regardless of …

  • Currency in Brightwater

    Brightwater's coinage revolves around the silver-based [[Brightwater Angel]], though the Noble and Pence are both important, too. Letters of Credit and Trade Bars are also issued by the various merchant houses in the city, but the [[Silver Palace]] …

  • Cathedral of the Isles

    h3. A Hymn of Stone and Glass The Cathedral of the Isles is a sweeping, beautiful building of vaulted arches, delicate stonework, and costly windows. It is the de facto spiritual center of [[Brightwater]] and [[Penwith]] writ large, owing to the …