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  • Nexus

    Thronging like a mass of anthills, the city [[The City of Nexus | Nexus]] sprawls at the juncture of the Yellow and Gray Rivers where they feed the swollen Yanaze. Built on, around and under the ruins of a city older than the Exalted, the modern and …

  • Chapter One

    It is fair to say that during your life you were an exceptional person, but even the mightiest mortal is powerless against the ageless horrors stalking the land. As a mortal in Creation your power and scope are limited. You could only look on as spirits, …

  • Bastion

    The well-to-do and well-connected of Nexus reside within; any others would do better to stay out. The place where the rich and powerful of Nexus come to live and play, Bastion is a district of large mansions, open parks, clean streets and frequent patrols …

  • Cinnabar

    The cultural and military center of the city, Cinnabar lines the river and floods regularly. A riverside district, Cinnabar is home to restaurants, teahouses, and cafés of highly variable quality, as well as being the site of annual and severe flooding. …

  • Firewander

    The epitome of urban nightmare, the [[Wyld | Wyld]] zone at its heart still spits out horrors to plague the city. An urban hell of rickety buildings, makeshift stalls, gang warfare, Wyld-spawned monsters and worse, Firewander is generally inhabited only …

  • Nighthammer

    Industry rules in Nighthammer, a place where three or four times a day thousands of workers travel to and from their places of work within the forges, smithies, looms and others factories that produce the thousands of tonnes of goods that pour out of the …

  • Great Nexus Fire

    Fire is an ever-present problem for the city of Nexus. The combination of poor climate, tinderbox architecture and the lawlessness of its populace mean that, according to the workers at the Bureau of Numbers, there are on average 2.7 fires raging on any …

  • Jade Cage of Warrants

    Standing just over one and a half feet tall, the Jade Cage of Warrants (or Jade Coop), at a glance, seems a rather unimpressive antique bird-cage. Constructed principally from a lusterless metal alloy, the Cage is inlaid with a delicate and almost …

  • Rivergate Scandal

    The say that in [[Nexus | Nexus]], you can't walk down an alley without passing a paranoid conspiracy freak. Each has his or her own theory: one asserts that the Guild secretly kidnapped the [[Scarlet Empress | Scarlet Empress]] and is using her like a …

  • The Emissary

    The Emissary stands around 6’ 3” and for the most part resembles an athletic, possibly even idealized human male. He always dresses in a grey tunic, beige pants, grey boots with silver buckles, intricate silver bracers inlaid with ivory, a pale grey cloak …

  • Ashtown

    At the southeasten edge of the city, where the Nexus and Cinnabar districts end at the walls, lies an ill-favoured part of the city which was until recently known as Aston. Prior to the Great Nexus Fire, this was a vibrant neighbourhood, with theatres and …

  • Ashtown Reapers

    The Ashtown Reapers are a mob of children and adolescents who wander Ashtown, unsupervised and apparently aimless. They currently number sixteen, but their numbers fluctuate wildly between nine and twenty-five, depending on the season. The Reapers …

  • Brookside

    A small community only accessible by boat, Brookside is relatively quiet in comparison to the majority of Nexus, since the only people who go there are its inhabitants or those with business with its residents. h3. Points of Interest Burglar's End

  • Dungtown

    Aptly named, Dungtown is where all the riverborne detritus of an entire city upriver of it collects and gathers, due to the swirling currents of the rivers. The people unfortunate enough to live do so in old crates, mouldy tents and rickety lean-tos, …

  • Sentinel's Hill

    On the edge of Firewander, Sentinel's Hill was originally a place to keep an eye on the Wyld-infected madness of that place, but as the Wyld-zone receded the population of the city expanded outwards into the former buffer. Now it is a largely residential …

  • Tellnaught

    Once considered part of Firewander, the inhabitants of Tellnaught, sick of the violence and depravity of it, cleaned themselves up, walling out the worst of the gangs and other scum and turning inwards to create somewhere pleasant to live. Of course, this …

  • The Underground

    The underground neighborhoods, while occasionally converted from newly discovered chambers of the old city, are mostly excavated by Nexus residents. While less dazzling than the old-city architecture, they are supremely functional, making allowances for …

  • Goliath District

    The Goliath district is a unique and compelling district in the city of Nexus just south of the Cinnabar district along one of the many rivers in the city. Comprised of a first age wonder, the district is named after what appears to be a gigantic suit of …

  • Celebrant's Circle

    The Celebrants' Circle is one of those few secret societies whose membership has remained unknown, even after the society itself was discovered. Soon after the Great Nexus Fire burned down most of the city, leaving Brookside untouched, the neighborhood …