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'''Rutu Jelba''' was a port city in northern [[Otataral Island]]<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], Glossary, UK MMPB p.938</ref> on the [[Seven Cities]] subcontinent. It was located on a narrow isthmus between the [[Otataral Sea|Otataral]] and [[Talgai Sea]]s. [[Fiddler]] described it as a lizard-infested, orange-bricked cesspool.<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/1|Chapter 1]], US HC p.41</ref>
 
'''Rutu Jelba''' was a port city in northern [[Otataral Island]]<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], Glossary, UK MMPB p.938</ref> on the [[Seven Cities]] subcontinent. It was located on a narrow isthmus between the [[Otataral Sea|Otataral]] and [[Talgai Sea]]s. [[Fiddler]] described it as a lizard-infested, orange-bricked cesspool.<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/1|Chapter 1]], US HC p.41</ref>
   
The city was a primary destination for [[Tanno (tribe)|Tanno]] pilgrims from Seven Cities. Tanno [[Drake]]s brought pilgrims to the city under the protection of a [[Spiritwalker]] or Mendicant.<ref name=":1">[[The Bonehunters]], [[BH/17|Chapter 17]], US SFBC p.703</ref> A pilgrim trail led from the city through the [[Talgai Mountains]] to the [[Holy Cities|Holy City]] of [[Karakarang]].<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/1|Chapter 1]], US HC p.44</ref>
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The city was a primary destination for [[Tanno (tribe)|Tanno]] pilgrims from Seven Cities. Tanno [[Drake]]s brought pilgrims to the city under the protection of a [[Spiritwalker]] or [[Mendicant]].<ref name=":1">[[The Bonehunters]], [[BH/17|Chapter 17]], US SFBC p.703</ref> A pilgrim trail led from the city through the [[Talgai Mountains]] to the [[Holy Cities|Holy City]] of [[Karakarang]].<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/1|Chapter 1]], US HC p.44</ref>
   
 
The city's people were known as the Jelban.<ref>[[The Bonehunters]], [[BH/19|Chapter 19]], US SFBC p.749</ref>
 
The city's people were known as the Jelban.<ref>[[The Bonehunters]], [[BH/19|Chapter 19]], US SFBC p.749</ref>
   
 
==In ''[[Deadhouse Gates]]''==
 
==In ''[[Deadhouse Gates]]''==
Fiddler, [[Kalam]], [[Crokus]], and [[Apsalar]] passed through the city on their way from [[Darujhistan]] to [[Itko Kan]] via the Seven Cities subcontinent.<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/1|Chapter 1]], UK MMPB p.54</ref>
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Fiddler, [[Kalam]], [[Crokus]], and [[Apsalar]] passed through the city on their way from [[Darujhistan]] to [[Itko Kan]] via the Seven Cities subcontinent.<ref>[[Deadhouse Gates]], [[DG/1|Chapter 1]], UK MMPB p.54</ref>
   
 
==In ''[[The Bonehunters]]''==
 
==In ''[[The Bonehunters]]''==
[[Taxilian]] fled the [[Bluetongue Plague]] by taking a drake bound for Rutu Jelba. Two days from their destination they were attacked by the [[Third Edur Imperial Fleet]].<ref name=":1" />
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[[Taxilian]] fled the [[Bluetongue Plague]] by taking a drake bound for Rutu Jelba. Two days from their destination they were attacked by the [[Third Edur Imperial Fleet]].<ref name=":1" /> Some time afterwards, the Tanno Spiritwalkers placed Otataral Island under self-imposed isolation. Once the plague was broken, they lifted the order and merchants from Rutu Jelba made their way to the mainland. They brought basic staples to trade, but found mostly empty villages.<ref>[[The Bonehunters]], [[BH/19|Chapter 19]], US SFBC p.746</ref>
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==

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Rutu Jelba was a port city in northern Otataral Island[1] on the Seven Cities subcontinent. It was located on a narrow isthmus between the Otataral and Talgai Seas. Fiddler described it as a lizard-infested, orange-bricked cesspool.[2]

The city was a primary destination for Tanno pilgrims from Seven Cities. Tanno Drakes brought pilgrims to the city under the protection of a Spiritwalker or Mendicant.[3] A pilgrim trail led from the city through the Talgai Mountains to the Holy City of Karakarang.[4]

The city's people were known as the Jelban.[5]

In Deadhouse GatesEdit

Fiddler, Kalam, Crokus, and Apsalar passed through the city on their way from Darujhistan to Itko Kan via the Seven Cities subcontinent.[6]

In The BonehuntersEdit

Taxilian fled the Bluetongue Plague by taking a drake bound for Rutu Jelba. Two days from their destination they were attacked by the Third Edur Imperial Fleet.[3] Some time afterwards, the Tanno Spiritwalkers placed Otataral Island under self-imposed isolation. Once the plague was broken, they lifted the order and merchants from Rutu Jelba made their way to the mainland. They brought basic staples to trade, but found mostly empty villages.[7]

Notes and referencesEdit

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