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  • Jolly Cow (game)

    The Translated rules of the loose orginazation of tribal ritutuals refered to as *[[Saint Jolly Cow | Saint Jolly Cow]]'s answer to the problem of people suddenly killing each other for no reason* by the indigenous [[Tutuni | people]] of the [[Harborhead …

  • Djala

    A race of white skinned people with black spots from the south. The perennial underclass in throughout most Southern nations, the Delzhan Empire being no exception. [[File:381665 | class=media-item-align-none | Faka_Revised.gif]]

  • Gray Sash

    The [[Delzhan]] have a strictly binary view of gender, but when they come of age (roughyly 12), they may choose to take or not take the Gray Sash. If they do, they "switch" their gender, provided of course they still pass the proper rite of passage. If …

  • In'qia'ta

    A species of shellfish native to the [[Tsu-Dian-Pei]], it resembles a lobster in most respects, with an extra pair of claws and averaging about five feet long and over fifty pounds. It is a rare delicacy and savored by nobles throughout the [[South]]; …

  • Delzhan Fashion

    Delzhan fashion is emulated throughout the [[South | South]], being the single largest political entity and home to [[Chiaroscuro | Chiaroscuro]], probably the most cosmopolitan city in Creation after the Imperial City itself. Delzhan men like to wear …

  • Holidays

    The many peoples of [[Creation]] celebrate a large and often bewildering variety of regional and national holidays, from the [[Lintha | Festival of Kimberry]] of [[Bluehaven]], to the [[:the-pale-mistress | Lighting of the Darkness]] in [[An-Teng]], to …

  • Food of the South

    The many peoples of the [[South]] enjoy a wide variety of dishes, but they have in common a tendency toward strong flavors, with a large amount of spice, and a fondness for sweetness. Honeyed locusts and chili peppers are common street food, and lamb …

  • Pets

    The great majority of people of the [[South]] tend to have little use for animals who sit around and don't contribute. Between thirst, taxation, bandits and slavers, they have enough to worry about without taking care of some useless animal. With that …

  • Music of the South

    The music of the [[South]] varies widely, from the taiko-esque drumming of the [[Shayanti]] to the long epic ballads of the [[An-Teng | Tengese]]. Most regions contain some influences of the [[Realm]], and guqin and pipa are widely practiced instruments. …

  • Realm Fashion

    The Realm's fashions are heavily influenced by their Dragon-Blooded masters, but strong sumptuary laws protect against certain styles that would bring mortals too close to the majesty of their masters. For example: a brief fashion in Cainis' teenage years …

  • Reaping of Saturn

    The 21st of [[Resplendent Earth]]. On the evening of the Reaping of Saturn, ghosts are said to wander Creation, their tethers loosened. Flying specters in service to the Grim Maiden are said to whisk off unwary travelers and take them to an early grave …

  • Meandering Pacifists

    A variety entertainment act recently arrived in town. Program to include contortionists, fortune-tellers, illusionists, forbidden sorcery from the exotic west, jugglers, dancers, musicians, mummers, fantastical beasts, poets, and wondrous mechanical …

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