Intox

A fairly ordinary city state, Intox has escaped the notice of the other kings due to its lack of interesting items to trade. Its own king is distracted with many personal projects and bids for more power, but these attempts are always seen as foolish and unduly superstitious. The latest project, Intox-Eri, is a complete copy of Intox, constructed out of alabaster, porcelain, and obsidian.

Intox has a well known gladiator circuit, but the main attraction is the Valley of Dust, an immense, self-contained sphere that allows audiences to partake in the events in isolation and shade. This is one of the few projects that enjoyed public support and funding from the outside.

Intox’s central market is owned by the Haldobba merchant house, which does its own regulation of the trade. This has resulted in more than a few conflicts with the Templars and their rules. In one of the most notable incidents, the market was closed and fortified, with hostages taken and exchanged before the situation was diffused. The ownership of the market has also discouraged visitation from other merchant houses, so while the variety of goods is great, the monopoly puts a major restriction on trade.

Intox

Unforgiving Sun ChristopherCorbett