Destria, also know as the Destrian Empire, is a city-state [1] nation in western Vetia. [2] [3] It is ruled by Empress Sophia. [4]

Destria is currently not represented by any faction in the game.

History[edit | edit source]

Queen Genoveva, one of Sunna's closest allies, originated from the land now know as Destria [5]. Her descendants are said to live on in the same land [6].

Politics[edit | edit source]

Destria is ruled by the Empress Sophia. She is married to Matthias the Pious, emperor of Sonnstahl. [7]

If the two spouses share in each others responsibilities of governing their respective empires, Destria and Sonnstahl could be considered forming a personal union . This would most certainly become true if the two thrones were inherited by a prospective mutual heir of Sophia and Matthias.

Some source say that Destia has two crowns, who are now united in marriage. This was supposedly something long thought impossible. [8]

Each city in Destria is state of its own, ruled by a noble family of varying titles and positions. Prince Esteban is one such ruler. [1]

Some parts of Destria are considered part of the Iron Crowns together with Arcalea. [9]

Geography[edit | edit source]

The Destria is found on a peninsula in southwestern Vetia. [2] [3]

Destria is known for its twin cities: Port Roig and Santa Genoveva. [3]

Colony[edit | edit source]

Destria has a colony set up in Virentia [8], called Aguadulce. [2] [3] [4]

In 952 A.S. Colonel Sabino Virgen was to sail to Virentia in order to re-establish control of the colony after it had allegedly been attacked by the Saurian Ancients. [4]

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Interview with Sigmund Selig, the Great Sage (The 9th Scroll issue #14)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Meradus Gercator (962 A.S.) Map of the Lands and People of the 9th Age (T9A:FB Rulebook, v1.3.5, p125)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Johannes Strabo; A New Atlas for the Ninth Age (T9A:FB Rulebook, v1.3.5, p124)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Raul Llerena (956 A.S.) Letter to Colonel Sabino Virgen (T9A:FB Rulebook, v1.3.5, p11)
  5. The Book of Askar: chapter 5, Sunna Cycle (T9A:FB Rulebook, v1.3.5, p64)
  6. The Book of Askar: chapter 14, Sunna Cycle (T9A:FB Rulebook, v1.3.5, p146-147)
  7. Informative text about the Empire of Sonnstahl (9th Scroll issue #5)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Overheard in a busy tavern in Santa Marika (The 9th Scroll, issue #8)
  9. Informative text about Arcalea (The 9th Scroll, issue #8)
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