Everbright Everbright is the kingdom where our story takes place. The kingdom of Everbright covers an area of 102 thousand square miles. Of this, 39% (39 thousand sq. miles) is arable land, and 60% (62 thousand sq. miles) is wilderness. Most of the wilderness is either mountains or flat fields, perfect for farming. The kingdom of Everbright has a total population of 2.3 million people. The largest city, Solaris, has a population of 18 thousand people. The second largest, Lunaris, has 12 thousand. There are no other major cities of note in the kingdom, and 18 towns. The remaining population lives in numerous small villages, isolated dwellings, etc. Towns of Everbright Fogdell: A small village off the northern mountains. Known for the fog that rolls through the entire city, as it sits on the peak of a mountain. Getting there can be quite treacherous for those without navigation. Mallowmarble: Mining village at the heart of Everbright. Known for valuable gems, excellent nightlife, hard- working people and general love of the lower class. Westerhaven: Most of the nobles in Everbright live here. It is a very beautiful city with rich gardens, cobbled streets, rich entertainment and vast mansions that outine Haven Lake. At the center is a great gazebo where all marriages in the town take place. Yale: A small town known more for farming and livestock than anything else. A close community in rolling hills. Dragonpond: The center of religious authority in Everbright. Nuns, priests and bishops are trained and live here, unless assigned to various other parts of the kingdom. Hillfields: A close-knit farming community. Hillfields Ale is made here, the most famous in Everbright. Norberry: University town. All those who can afford higher education come to Norberry to study magic, philosophy, ethics, mathematics, language, etc. Heriett: A town for criminals. Plenty of bars, brothels, jails, pirate ports and other things are littered here. ...& many more towns. Solaris Solaris is the capital city of Everbright. It rests in a valley surrounded by three small lakes and waterfalls, with bridges extending from one point of land to the adjacent. It's counterpart, Lunaris, is the busiest and most successful port in Everbright. Church: Churches are hexagonal shaped buildings that celebrate the six major gods in the religion of Everbright. They hold services every Wednesday evening. Court of Miracles: This is the court of education, a nunnery and the grand hospital in Solaris. Named the court of miracles for the three things that it contains and their importance to making miracles happen; the gods, schooling and physical health. In the center is a massive fountain that bypassers often throw several coins into for good luck in love and finances. Entertainment District: This is a conglomerate of buildings that are specifically aimed at pleasurable purposes; an opera house, various restaurants, museums, recreational centers, and the like. Everbright Inn: A large inn shaped like a manse, able to harbor most anyone who wishes to stay in Solaris for an extended period of time. Ruby Pavillion: The holiest of churches in Everbright, and the most elaborate in decor. Looks something like this. The Drunken Donkey: A tavern filled with sailors and and gamblers, usually avoided by those with good reputations. The Shy Maid: Similar to the modern day bar, a more sophisticated place to drink and enjoy entertainment and meet other people with similar interests. It's namesake is a ship in the Royal Fleet. Other Locations: Throughout the kingdom of Everbright, there are little villages scattered throughout the flatlands and various mountain ranges. Some important locations to keep in mind for the story are listed below for future reference. The Hidden Meadow: A secret place tucked away from the eyes of any who seek to find it, but remembered by those who have previously ventured there. The homeland of mysterious creatures, said to be nestled against a mountain rage. The Potter Cottage: A small cottage run by the Potter family, the florists of Solaris. Rumor has it that their flowers are enchanted, for they always shine in brilliant hues and smell of the freshest fragrances. Marguerite and her family live there. Everbright Castle: This is where King Richard and his mother, Queen Regent Lucille call home. It rests on the mountains above Solairs and overlooks the city as well as the rest of the Golden mountain ranges. It has been home to the Highever family for eleven generations. It consists of nearly 200 rooms in total including bedrooms, libraries, quarters for servants and guests, dining halls, planetariums and observatories, hallways, etc. Lunaris: The sister city of Solaris, Lunaris is a port city that lies in the west of Everbright. Quite the opposite of Solaris, while filled with light and life and music, all the buildings are made of black and obsidian while every light is created by magic. No fire is allowed in their homes. Lunaris is the magical capital of the world.