My dear readers it seems almost yearly that this publication gets bombarded with questions regarding tax reform and how that relates to land management and titles. While I cannot comment on the current Nirathi tax system or on any plans to reform the system I present to you a selection of systems of taxation that have been used in our ancient past, are used now both within and without Nirath and have been proposed for use in the future. ((This is a look at various modern and historical forms of taxation and how they might (and might not) work in Chronicles of Elyria))

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In my travels across our fair kingdom, on both court and personal business, I have visited every duchy and sampled the great variety of foods that exist within our realm. In this series, I will show you how to create some of Nirath’s best dishes found in homes, taverns, and feasts across the kingdom. In this part, I will show you how to prepare and serve Trison Shin Ragu

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Today the Herald is pleased to sponsor an event that we hope will be the first of many such community building exercises. Three Dukes and their counts have volunteered to be part of a mock land selection that will help us as a community highlight the various issues that are likely to arise during Land Selection. For this event, the Herald generated a kingdom map with duchies and counties based roughly on Kingdom Four.

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Today in Nirath we reached a significant milestone in our growth as a kingdom. 500 members have now registered on our census, while this is low compared to the probable thousands of players and NPCs that will inhabit our kingdom post launch it shows a significant growth over the two years that Nirath has run its census. As a special commemoration of this achievement, I present to you the 500th member and the first in our new series of community profiles:

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In my travels across our fair kingdom, on both court and personal business, I have visited every duchy and sampled the great variety of foods that exist within our realm. In this series, I will show you how to create some of Nirath’s best dishes found in homes, taverns, and feasts across the kingdom. In this part, I will show you how to prepare and serve One Pan Lamb

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((Recently while suffering the aftereffects of a flashbang during a training exercise I started thinking about the different methodologies of law enforcement in the modern world, and the evolution of law in our world (specifically England and Wales) and began to think about how this would look in CoE. The following article is an adaptation of a mix of Medieval and Renaissance policing ideals with a bit of Victorian and modern theories intertwined and is written in character. As always actual in-game practices will be limited by the mechanics available.))

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