Tag: Hai Yuan

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  • Cham Fau

    Cham Fau, [[Hai Yuan]] , [[Shou Lung]] . Cham Fau is a typical river valley town of about 10,000 people, located along the Hungste basin along the rice plain. The terrain itself is a river valley toward the north, passing between high cliffs, …

  • Ting Shen Island

    The fortress home of General Kung Pao Tsuo, a famous general and confidant to the last emperor. Heavily guarded, the fortress is home to an immense art collection. Each year General Tsuo holds a martial arts competition on the grounds, inviting martial …

  • Farm of Mo Shi Tam

    Ostensibly, this is the home of the Tam clan, known for breeding fine steeds for the Emperor’s One Thousand Horses. Only horses of a certain bloodline are used – all black with an arched neck and white star on the forehead. The horses cannot be bought, …

  • Min Fang Island

    The estate of Lord Kai Mai Lin, a high lord of the mandarinate and father to the current Second Concubine, Pai Lin. The estate teems with many wild and rare animals brought there by Lord Lin, an avid hunter and conservationist.

  • The Seven Sons Tavern

    Named by the proprietress, Lin Mei, for her 7 strapping sons.It is a local meeting place for the young men of Cham Fau, particularly the Wang Ho and Grey Phoenix dojo students. It is a wine shop serving the following: 3 SP Pitcher of Rice Wine 5 SP …

  • Mok Clan

    Mok Tien is the head of the Clan, and lives at his family compound with his wife Leilan, their grown up sons and their wives, unmarried daughters, grandchildren, and grandparents. Along with various goats, pigs, dogs, and other livestock. Mok Tien is a …

  • Shen Clan

    The Shens are major buyers and shippers in the Cham Fau area, owning both fields adjacent to their warehouse. The ambitious Shen have tried for many years to add the rich fields of their neighbors, the [[Shuii Clan]] , to their own properties, with little …

  • The Forest of Shen Hua

    A deep and forbidding area, the forest is the home of the fabled Men of the Woods. The men (actually a mixture of men, women, spirit folk, hengeyokai and korobokuru), are an almost legendary band who defended the villages of the Hungste Valley against the …

  • The Wang Ho School of Martial Arts

    The Empire-famed Wang Clan, masters of the Lightning Fist technique. For many years now, students of the Wang Ho School have won the annual tournament on [[Ting Shen Island | Ting Shen Island]] . There are many rival schools who oppose them, and Master …

  • White Tiger Monastery

    This temple is maintained by an approved order of Shou-ling monks, who maintain a retreat and a temple to [[Nung Chang]] , the god of farming. There are occasional battles between the monks and the unapproved "rebel" monks of the [[Temple of Kwang-Ying, …

  • Compound of the Magistrate

    The compound built for the Magistrate of a town / city and their family, as well as servants, guards, and guests. It usually consists of 3 houses - the Main House, the Hall of Celebration, and the House of The Ever Welcome Guest. Generally the …

  • Fu Te

    This neighborhood is home to the majority of wealthy and titled people of [[Cham Fau]] . It consists of family compounds and houses, [[Mu Pei Cemetery]] , [[Tz' Wei Grove]] , and The Jade Dragon entertainment house.

  • Tai Jen Clan

    The Tai Jen are, for some mysterious reason, favored by a great Kirin, who visits the farm regularly. The Tai Jen have a beautiful daughter of marriageable age - perhaps the reason is not so mysterious after all.

  • T'an Chen

    Ostensibly a scholar and writer of court fiction, whose works are much in demand at Court, T'an Chen is actually an agent of the Ministry of Security of the Imperial State, whose task is to maintain a watch on possible subversives such as General Tsuo, …

  • Tz' Wei Grove

    This grove is in the midst of the Weng Tam Clan rice paddy. It is a midnight rendezvous for lovers from the Fu Te section of town. At the center of the grove is a small shrine to Kwan Ying, maintained by the hermit [[Lan To Te]] .

  • Mu Pei Cemetery

    The official cemetery of Upper Cham Fau, it is known for mysterious hauntings and a demon woman-creature called [[:the-lover-of-shin-mei | the Lover of Shin Mei]] .

  • Shou Yang

    In the ruins, almost lost, is the deserted city of Shou Yang. Once terrorized by black leopard cultists, it now sits abandoned in the jungle area of Hai Yuan province.

  • Shansin

    Shansin is a heavily fortified city near the border of Tu Lung with a Bushi Training School and a larger variety of weapons and armor available than most Shou cities. It has a population of 15,000 which consists of mainly humans with hengeyokai making up …

  • Houmu Forest

    A large bamboo forest stretching from the Hai Yuan hills to the coast. It sits only two hundred meters from Shansin and continues northward until the landscape transforms into jungle. It is very heavily wooded without any official roads to travel on, and …

  • The Monsters of Fu Te

    While in Fu Te at night the party may notice a zombie in an alleyway (DC 15 Perception). They could follow it and it would eventually go back to it’s home, the Mu Pei Cemetery in 1d4 hrs. If they fail to do so, 30 minutes later they will hear someone …

  • Sun Tong

    The prominent tong of Maoling and owners of its gambling houses; the Silver Fox, the Laughing Ox, and the Lucky Rooster, which are a front to launder money and aid in conducting business transactions. They use gambling debts to force their unfortunate …

  • Craftsmen Community

    The Craftsman Community is run by a passionate young man named Fan Bojing, the son of a popular potter. It is an artisans guild with a secret agenda to elevate the craftsman class. Members must have at least 1 year seniority to know of the secret …