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  • City of Osis

    h2. City of Dungeons, City of Cellars h3. Overview The city of Osis is a large trade city found near the intersection of two Imperial Highways and within a day or two of significant lumber and mined resources like silver. Osis is known as the City …

  • Black Breath Society

    It seems that half the city has heard of the Black Breath Society, but nobody is quite sure who they are and what they want. Sure, some braggarts down in the Rat's Nest will tell you that they've got an in with them, but nobody takes them seriously. The …

  • Winter's Knives

    The Winter's Knives are a collection of thugs, robbers, and gutter assassins who call themselves a thieves guild. All self-respecting thieves mock the idea that the Winter's Knives are anything more than bullies, but few of them mock within earshot. Even …

  • Rag Men

    When people in Osis think of thieves, they think of the Rag Men. Which, despite the name, has more than a few women and children as members. The Rag Men are the pitiful poor, reduced to pickpocketing, burglary, begging, and other desperate measures to …

  • Ghost Runners

    The Ghost Runners, if you ask them, are the most skilled and best thieves in the city of Osis. If you asked anybody else (aside from other thieves) you're likely to get a lot of swearing and grudging agreement. The [[Winter's Knives]] are like using an …

  • Advisory Council

    The Advisory Council (officially, the Advisory Council to the Office of the Lord Mayor of Osis) is a body made up of important and influential members of society who briefs and informs the Lord Mayor on the status of the city, suggesting new laws, …

  • 2nd Cohort

    The 2nd Cohort of the Imperial VII Legion is garrisoned in Osis for the purposes of defending the city from outside threats, but most often the 2nd Cohort instead patrols the Imperial Highways looking for bandits and monstrous threats. They can also be …

  • Eagle District

    The Eagle District is the heart and mind of government and order in Osis. One of the smallest districts, it's still arguably the most important. The key feature of the district is Osis Keep, on top of Kelvak Hill. Nobody knows the origins of the name of …

  • Shield District

    If the [[Eagle District]] is the heart and mind of government and order in Osis, than the City Below it is the sword and shield. The Shield District houses the barracks for both the City Guard as well as the [[2nd Cohort]] of the Imperial VII Legion. In …

  • Gold District

    The Gold District used to be known as the Garden District, but nobody outside of official records even knows that anymore. Even official records now refer to it as the more fitting name, because the Gold District is the center of commerce in Osis. The …

  • Stone District

    The Stone District is underneath the [[Gold District]] and has much of the same feel and purpose. There are many shops, residences for merchants, businesses, and offices. The main difference is that the Stone District has many many vaults, warehouses, and …

  • Rose District

    The Rose District is home to some of the wealthiest and most influential people in the city of Osis and their influence often extends to other parts of the Empire. Aside from the [[Eagle District]] and the [[Shield District]], no other area in the city …

  • Red Iron District

    The Red Iron District is made up of one of the more unusual living dungeons to make it to the surface. Nearly every wall, floor, and ceiling is made up of a strange iron which appears to be rusted but is actually stronger than stone or steel. Some call it …

  • Trade Quarter

    The Trade Quarter is similar to the [[Gold District]] in that a lot of business is conducted here every day, but the main difference is that the Gold District is primarily focused on the selling of goods and the Trade Quarter is focused on the creation of …

  • The Scales

    The Scales is frequently referred to as the most boring place in the entire city. Aside from a handful of homes and workshops, much of the district is dedicated to warehouses, storerooms, and other secure storage to be used up above in the [[Trade Quarter …

  • Green Town

    Green Town is the biggest residential area in Osis, known as such because of the abundance of trees, parks, and gardens grown by the residents. The abundance of plant life has made this area one of the most beautiful in the entire city, as much or more …

  • The Greys

    Poor. Dirty. Cramped. Crime-ridden. All of these describe The Greys in one form or another. The Greys are the biggest residential area of Osis, even larger than [[Green Town]] up above. Many of the residents of The Greys are poor, but honest and hard …

  • Whitemane

    Whitemane is an albino half-elf that lives down in the [[Stone District]]. Whitemane is the center of a quasi-legal empire based around information and favors. Whitemane seems to know almost everything that goes on in Osis and beyond and he makes a very …

  • Office of the Lord Mayor

    The Office of the Lord Mayor is something of a misnomer because it represents the entire ruling government of the city of Osis. The Lord Mayor is, officially, a deputized position as appointed by the Earl of Emerald Lake (currently Lord Orthaur Stark). …

  • Guild of Smiths

    The Guild of Smiths, along with the Carpenter's Guild, is one of the most powerful and influential factions within the city of Osis. The Guild of Smiths is an Empire-wide organization and the branch in Osis is just one part of the whole, administered from …

  • Merchant's Guild

    The Osis Merchant's Guild represents the lifeblood of the city of Osis: trade. Every person or company doing business within the city of Osis is required to register with the Guild or they effectively find themselves locked away from raw goods, customers, …

  • Sky Quarter

    The many wizard's towers, temple or church spires, trees, and monuments that reach high into the sky give this district its official name. The district is a riot of colors, architectural styles, building sizes, smells, and people set into a confusing maze …

  • Twisted Halls

    The Twisted Halls get their name from two things. First is that, of all the living dungeons which make up Osis' City Below, the Twisted Halls is made up of the most bizarre and confusing. Both in terms of layout as well as in terms of material and …

  • Dead District

    The Dead District is known, officially, as the Ashen Quarter. However, nobody except for government officials and residents in desperate denial of their situation call it that. The official name comes from the crematorium that was founded during an …

  • Rat's Nest

    There is no place worse in Osis than the Rat's Nest. Some people say that even calling it the Rat's Nest is too good a name, preferring other nicknames like The Black Pit or The Demon's Shithole. Crime and violence are rampant here and it's a day after …