Tar'Shai - The Deep South
Tar’Shai, the great empire that has risen from the ashes of the ancients a thousand years past. Edmures Stand is a small, and the remotest part of it. The Empire is run by the High Architect, a merit based position. The High Architect is voted in by a complicated serious of ballots and elections involving all the great institutions – the Churches, the Guilds and the cities. The position is held for 5 years, at which time the High Architects achievements are examined and a ballot is held amongst all living who have held the position, if successful he holds the position for a further 5 years and is examined again.