Sunday, August 26, 2018

Condensing Ravenloft Part 5: Falkovnia

  • Ruled by the cruel mercenary king Vlad Drakov.
  • No police force, only the military.
  • Drakov has at least one person executed each night at dinner, impaled on stakes.
  • The walled city of Lekar contains 15,000 people, 1/4th of which are soldiers.
  • There are 4 other main settlements; Stangengrad (population 6,500), Silbervas (population 5,000), Aerue (population 2,000), and Morfenzi (population 1,500).
  • Most of land is covered with dense forests composed of tall black trees, called the vigila dimorta (sentries of death). Legend has it one tree catches fire and dies for each person executed by Vlad Drakov.
  • Borders are heavily patrolled by soldiers.
  • Everyone is branded with the mark of a hawk on their forehead.
  • Demi-humans are considered property of the state.
  • Only foreigners are allowed to enter and leave, citizens may not exit the domain.

NPCs of Falkovnia

Vlad Drakov
  • Rules by force.
  • Infamously cruel, executes people at the drop of a hat.
  • Hated by all.

Vladimir Ludzig
  • A vampire who stalks the city of Lekar.
  • Bloodthirsty and vicious, even for a vampire.

Monsters of Falkovnia
  • Griffons are oddly common.
  • Lycanthropes.
  • Kobolds.
  • Satyrs.

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