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Isana Pura was the southern capital of the Kingdom of the Thaumaturgs, holding this position as it was also its ritual centre.[1] The city itself was located in a valley,[2] with its surrounds encompassing a large amount of fields or other agriculturally based areas, with a complex irrigation system as a part of it.[3] The larger city area was approximated to house one million citizens, with the city's streets being like a maze[3] as the many squat buildings were constructed similarly.[4][5] Towards the centre of the city lay a larger compound, home to the city's Thaumaturg masters, which was also identifiable from its towers, bell-shaped and pointed, yet domed.[3]

The Thaumaturg compound itself was largely deceiving, having a number of squat towers over it, making it appear to be larger than the other buildings around.[6] This however was not where the Thaumaturgs worked, they largely kept to a subterranean tunnel system, where the bulk of their classrooms, dormitories and morgues - as their primary interest was the investigation of the human body - were all held.[6][7]

In Blood and Bone[]

Isana Pura was the first city that the Adwami raid reached.[2] The city put up very little resistance, with only a small number of Thaumaturg mages and no soldiers (bar the yakshaka bodyguards) present in the city, resulting in a swift victory for the Adwami, their mercenary employees, and the Shaduwam who took advantage of the Adwami raid to take vengeance on the Thaumaturg.[6]

Notes and references[]

  1. Blood and Bone, Chapter 1, UK MMPB, p.85-86
  2. 2.0 2.1 Blood and Bone, Chapter 6, UK MMPB, p.326
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Blood and Bone, Chapter 6, UK MMPB, p.334-341
  4. Blood and Bone, Chapter 11, UK MMPB, p.598
  5. Blood and Bone, Chapter 11, UK MMPB, p.604
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Blood and Bone, Chapter 6, UK MMPB, p.342-358
  7. Blood and Bone, Chapter 11, UK MMPB, p.611
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