Lacrima

Lacrima

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Country Hestial
Founded ~7300 A.E.
Ruler Duchess Anabelle Estat
City Area 3.4 km2
Land Area 49 km2
Water Area Negligible
Average Elevation 91 m
Population 1,206
Population Density 24.6/km2
Demonym Lacrimanian
City Guard 8
Military Strength 0

Contents
History
Geography
Climate
Demographics
Economy
Governance
Religious Institutions
Military Presence
Landmarks
Notable People

A town in Hestial, the coastal community of Lacrima can be found on the western coast somewhat north of the city of Skepshire.

History
Lacrima was founded sometime in the seventh millenia A.E.. The architecture of the habitats carved out of the cliffs is not traditionally dwarven or human in style, but is appropriate in dimensions for a humanoid species.

Geography

Lacrima is located on the western coast of Hestial. The town is carved out of the cliffside overlooking the western coast of the Endless Ocean.

The town of Lacrima is 3.4 km2, while the entirety of the duchy covers an area of 49 km2. There are no significant bodies of freshwater within the borders of Lacrima, with their potable water supply being provided by an underground aquifer.

Climate

Lacrima has an oceanic climate. It receives plentiful precipitation all year round, with the weather usually being milder or cooler than that of central Hestial.

Demographics

Like most of Hestial the majority of the population is human.

Humans: 96.6%
Hill Dwarves: 2.3%
Gnomes: 1.1%
Other: 0.0%

Economy

Lacrima’s economy is driven mostly by the fishing opportunities presented on Hestial’s coast.

Governance

Lacrima is governed by the Duchess Anabelle Estat, Warden of Lacrima. Overseeing the guards and dealing with the small amount of crime that does occur is generally delegated to Sheriff Otis Bracket. The borders and public walkways are patrolled by 8 Guards on various shifts.

Offenders to the law of the land are brought before the Duchess for sentencing.

Taxation of land and business owners occurs and funds civil works as well as being forwarded to the capital for the national treasury.

Religious Institutions

The two dominant religious structures of Lacrima include:
Pelagion’s Chapel
The Shrine of The Widow

Military Presence

There is no permanent military force stationed in Lacrima. When military support is required, troops are generally deployed from Skepshire.

Landmarks

Estat Tower:

The Shrine of The Widow:

Notable People

Duchess Anabelle Estat, Warden of Lacrima, whose duchy encompasses the town. The Duchess’ primary residence is Estat Tower, which can be found near the center of town.

Sheriff Otis Bracket, who oversees the 8 guards of the City Watch and answers directly to the Duchess.

Lacrima

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