You've lived in and around Ivy Shade your whole life. You
are familiar and friendly with most of the denizens in town.
The population is around 100 souls. The town supports a
group of around 500 folks in the outlying areas that might
call themselves members of the Ivy Shade community. The
main sources of income for the town and surrounding
environs are: port operations (Ivy Shade is a major
transship point between river and land-based traffic), glass
blowing and items (including one of the main sources of
glass panes for the Duchy of Kernan), Alchemical and
Herbal special items, and adventurer support.
Ivy Shade is part of the Barony of Quival in the Duchy of
Kernan in the Kingdom of Tumeria, Lands of the Overlord.
The population is supportive of the Baron and the Duke.
The Baron gets to Ivy Shade about twice a year, and the
Duke is infrequently seen this far out. The Duke operates
through appointed officials. His Honor Companies are
dispatched to deal with the most pressing and dangerous
issues. These Companies are composed of the most
capable adventurers within the Duchy. Candidates
compete for the opportunity to serve in these prestigious
parties. Royal visits are a once in a lifetime event though
royal agents, messengers, foresters, etc., are sometimes
seen. The Kingdom of Tumeria is the oldest kingdom in the
Lands of the Overlord and named after the Timerian Empire
to the south, the first major settlements of humans in the
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