The Unfinished Spire
There are seven great houses that rule over Alathor, each of which serves on the Council of Seven, and each of which rules directly over one of the regions of Alathor. There are also countless lesser houses throughout the land, the majority of which are sworn to one of the great houses.
House Sodor – Rulers of the Duchy of Sodor, holders of the Golden Throne, known as iron-fisted rulers and devout worshipers of the God of Gods.
House Celegal – Rulers of the Aenburh, closely allied with House Sodor, known for their dwarven citizens, mines, and smithing.
House Thrinian – Rulers of the Diamond Coast, control the greatest navy of the coastal lands, known as traders and spies.
House Ellas – Rulers of Ellombande and the Eternal Forest, of elvish descent, known for their archers.
House Thousand-Eyes – Rulers of Highplains, known as mystics and horsemen, home to the Keepers of Secrets.
House Black – Rulers of the Free Lands, the youngest of the great houses and the most openly ambitious.
House Azirar – Rulers of Nulbarem, distrustful of magic following the Starfall, known as hardy warriors.