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  • Slavetown

    Here the Muster holds sway, for in Slavetown every commodity is for sale, even life. The Slavers raise cheap labor and sell it off as needed, though most of it is in fact rented or leased. In the interim, the buildings of Slavetown, which was once a …

  • Carbon City

    A settlement populated almost entirely by serfs, ruled over equally by the al Malik and Decados who moved all the clients and servants into the area, removing any former inhabitants who were bothered by this action. The region is powered by the coal …

  • Decados Quarter

    The most wicked of the noble houses rules over a mass of territory just south of the river, centered on the [[Soft Palace]] where their Countess Louisa insists on complete loyalty and enforces her will through the Seven Slayers. Small homes of loyal …

  • Soft Palace

    Pale cloth hangs from iron girders, stained with bloody rust where too much moisture has accumulated. Hundreds of rooms, with only wood slat floors to support the upper floors, are filled with those who wait for the good word and support of the Lady of …

  • Black Walls

    Built in the first weeks after the Steel Web was dropped, the Black Walls are meant to keep out all the other powers of Arad. The Decados man the walls with favored slaves and junior members of the family, and keep out all other persons without consent. …

  • The Mines

    A district comprised of barracks, fences and holes it the earth, which descend far enough to discover that the cables pass under the city as well as over it, and which fortuitously (for the Decados) discovered coal seams barely under the ground. Coal had …

  • Noble Houses

    Within the Steel Web, all the five major houses are represented, though to varying degrees. The planet is technically dominated by [[House al Malik]], represented by Count Ariman who rules over the [[al Malik Quarter]]. They remain perhaps the strongest …

  • Viktor Decados

    Viktor was only a few years old and visiting from another Decados planet when he was trapped under the Dome. Although not a direct family member, he was part of House Decados and was allowed to remain in the Soft Palace as part of Countess Louisa's …