During the last week, my ducal court in Partetribus was approached by a courtier dressed in a Demalion naval uniform. He identified himself to my guards as High-Admiral Vixel of the independent county of Maulvorn, intrigued I let him in. Vixel claimed to be an envoy sent by Count Maulvorn to procure trade concessions and military alliances so that the Count could create an independent ‘city-state’ where free thought and trade could flourish. Understanding Maulvorn to be sworn to the Emperor of Demalion, and both unwilling to risk a diplomatic incident with that great state and unable to conceive of any real chance of success that this ‘city-state’ concept may hold I sent the ‘High-Admiral’ on his way without committing myself or Nirath to anything. I thought little of the ‘High-Admiral’ until I had a chance to speak with Duke Thor at the Kings Court a few days later. Apparently, Maulvorn’s Envoy had approached multiple rulers both within Nirath and, according to reports, beyond Nirath’s borders. Intrigued I began sending out missives to nobles throughout Elyria seeking to learn more of this ‘city-state’ ideal and to find out if it truly had any support.

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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 Three Colour Dumplings

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It’s quiet in the court. The normally rambunctious proceedings are stilled. Paused awaiting word from beyond those doors. Doors behind which three kings and a bear have been in audience for nearly seven hours. Nirath’s new king Vittorio the Farmer sitting with his counterparts from Al-Khezam and Tryggr alongside the exiled bear from Arkadia who has won our hearts with his plight. The doors burst open and the kings stride from within. King Vittorio the First steps forward to give his first royal proclamation. Dearly beloved citizens, Recently we’ve seen the introduction of the new discord server in the EU community that has allowed us to become better acquainted with our neighbours. So far this server has been a great success with people joining from all over the world. However, it was not enough. The other kings and I have banded together and came up with something. Why should we limit just our social interaction to this sense of unity? Why not more? That’s why from here on out, we are proud to declare Bear Emperor Bearington our new glorious leader! All hail the bear and all hail the empire of Al-Niryggr! A moment of stunned silence before the chamber erupts into cheers …

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The question has occasionally been put to me collator of law and of lore that I am whether or not I would be willing to engage in a study of one subject or another and then publish my findings in the Herald. I have usually denied such requests but alas a debt of honour towards an ally of my father has led me to revise my normal policy. I thus present for your edification a study I recently engaged upon of Messengers, Heralds and their Etiquette within Nirath.

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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 Pikes in Brasey

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While the reduction of the complexities of Nirathii politics into broad strokes does a great disservice to both the Court and the nobles and aristocrats that constitute it, this broad stroke method does allow outsiders to glimpse at least partially the actions of those who determine at least in part the direction of Nirath. This Herald’s Guide is a politically neutral guide intended for those outside the Court so that they can understand the issues currently under debate in court and the factions that are beginning to form in Nirath’s political sphere

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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 Salt-Grilled Salmon

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