The expansive Acragan peninsula once supported a pre-Numan society until Senator Castillus claimed the lands and founded what would become modern Castille. Purged of all Crescent influences by the Third Prophet, the land still lies scarred from battle with the armies of Montaigne.





Altimira - A very open-minded city of artists and philosophers, it is now the only major Castillian-held port on the Trade river. Mostly owned by the powerful de Cordoba family, it is a peaceful albeit crowded city since its growth in the twelfth century.

Alvira - Located on the coast of the picturesque "Peninsula of Oranges", it is a major source of fruit orchards.

Aquilas Inn - Renowned hostelry in Rioja famed for its seafood and the colorful banter of its owner.

Barcino - Major seaport of Castille located on the mouth of the main trading river, it is now in the hands of Montaigne after a betreyal by a local Don.

Caballos Nuevos - Town captured by the Montaigne, it was formerly well-known for its horse trading market.

Casa del Torro Negro - Hotel located in the small town of Villa de los Gordos.

Castillo de Santa Marillo - Impregnable fortress standing on the cliffside overlooking San Eliseo.

Catedral de Santa Arcusa - Imposing structure in the city of San Gustavo, its bell tower is easily the highest point on the skyline.

Colegío de Santa Lucio - Fourth largest university in Castille, located in the southern city of San Gustavo. It is a wonder of Crescent architecture, with small and detailed cloisters under elegant golden spires.

El Camino del Sol - Road running along the peninsula forming the western side of la Boca del Cielo to the northern border, most of which is now under Montaigne control.

El Morro - "The Black One" is a large fortress at the meeting point of the Rio de Delia and Rio de Dios rivers. So far it has held out against numerous Montaigne assaults thanks to its battery of cannons.

El Niño Gordo - A reasonable quality inn located in San Christobal near the university.

Falcon's Point - Aging fortress on the southern-most tip of the western peninsula at the end of the Camino del Sol. General Montoya plans the defence of the remains of Rancho Zepeda from this command base.

Inn of the Green Eye - Quiet tavern in the coastal town of Puerto de Sur.

La Academia de Ciencia del Profeta y Salvador - The "Academy of Science for the Prophet and Saviour", more commonly known as simply La Ciencia, is the pinnacle of scientific knowledge and undisputed rulers of the Castillian academic community.

La Boca del Cielo - The sea forms most of the southern border of the nation, partially enclosed by two curved peninsula.

La Muralla al Ultimo - The so-called "Last Wall", a twenty-foot high fortification at the southern end of occupied Castille it has effectively halted the Montaigne advance.

La Pasiega - Important port on the gulf at the mouth of the river Delia. Home of the College of Naval Engineering and the main shipyards. Under threat of Montaigne attack, the population has swollen and there has been numerous sightings of El Vago.

La Reina del Mar - The self-proclaimed "Queen of the Sea" is a shallow coastal port on the western coast. Its capture by the Montaigne was essential for continued progress down the peninsula.

La Selva de Fendes - The "Forest of Fiends" into which few will venture and fewer return.

La Sierra de Hierro - The "Saw of Iron" mountain range separates Castille from neighbouring Vodacce.

La Trinedad - The "Trinity" cathedral is one of the tallest in Castille, located in the northern city of Altamira with three separate bell towers in the form of a grand cross.

Malaca - An isolated settlement which was one of the last strongholds of both the Acragans and later the Cresent forces. Known for shellfish and its logging industry.

Marina Linda - Bay at the mouth of the Trade River, named for the ancient capital of the Acragan empire which is now the fortress city of Barcino.

Palace of Wolves - The parliament building in the Vaticine City is a sprawling Crescent-designed building where most government decisions are now made by the Gubenadores.

Pantano Grande - The swamps north of El Morro have slowed down Montaigne advances and prevented an assault on the fortification from their crossings of the river Delia.

Paseo Largo - The "Long Walk" is the bustling merchant district of Altamira, located in a long line behind the riverside docks.

Peninsula of Oranges - Common name for the eastern spur of Castille, for the orchards that line most of its western coast.

Pollo Rojo - Arguably the best inn in Villa de los Gordos.

Puerto de Cielo - Small island at the southern entrance to la Boca de Cielo, home to a small fishing community.

Puerto de Sur - Originally a Numan stronghold and port, it still relies for most of its income on the ruins left by the ancient builders.

Rancho Acedo - Minor province. Located around the port city of La Reina del Mar in Rancho Zepeda, the area is now under Montaigne control.

Rancho Aldana - Major province. Consists of the flatlands of central Castille, it is the very heart of the nation with both San Christobal and the Vaticine City in its borders.

Rancho Archiniega - Minor province. Claiming descent from Vodacce colonists, the family controls from their city of Altamira.

Rancho Avila - Minor province. Comprising the small peninsula on which the city of Avila was founded.

Rancho Bejarano - Minor province. The rich farmlands north of Tarago are crossed by roads dating back to the Numan occupation of Acraga.

Rancho Gallegos - Major province. While separated physically and culturally by the mountains of la Sierra del Hierro, this area is a major source of wealth and resources with rich mines and a large sea fishing fleet.

Rancho Garcia - Minor province. Located at the foot of the Sierra de Hierro mountains at the border of the Soldano and Gallegos ranchos.

Rancho Grijalva - Minor province. Located between El Morro and la Selva de Fendes this area has seen some Montaigne advance. The ruling family were forced into exile by the Inquisition on the charge of heresy.

Rancho Guzman - Minor province. Located at the western part of Aldana, with control over both the Dios and Delia rivers under the shadow of El Morro.

Rancho Lopez - Minor province. Across the Delia river from El Morro, the people of this area have been scattered by the Montaigne advance and now fight a guerrilla action.

Rancho Ochoa - Minor province. Controlling the city of Barcino, the family have been stripped of honours by the betrayal of the city to the Montaigne.

Rancho Ontiveros - Minor province. The lands along the Trade river act as a border to both Eisen and Vodacce.

Rancho Montoya - Minor province. Encompassing the very southern tip of Zepeda, this is the last bastion of Castillian defence on the western peninsula behind the protection of la Muralla.

Rancho Nunez - Minor province. Lying just south of the Ochoa lands, this area was quickly overrun following the fall of Barcino. It had previously been know for its farms and artistic products.

Rancho Ramirez - Minor province. Lying next to the Montoya lands in southern Zepeda, the ruling family descend from repentant criminals who turned to Theus.

Rancho Rioja - Minor province. Centred on the city of Rioja, the Rioja family are among the oldest noble families in Castille.

Rancho Rios - Minor province. The lands flanking the Dios river in central Aldana are among the most fertile in the nation bringing great wealth to the local nobility.

Rancho Rivera - Minor province. This key area lies at the source of the Dios river at the junction between the Soldano, Aldana and Gallegos domains.

Rancho Rodriguez - Minor province. Located in Rancho Torres, the lands are under the thumb of the Montaigne and the families forced to flee.

Rancho Soldano - Major province. The most rural of provinces with only one major city, it is also the border with Vodacce from where the Numans came many centuries ago to subjugate the peninsula.

Rancho Torres - Major province. The fertile farmlands of this province are now under the complete control of Montaigne, mostly now lying fallow due to the lack of manpower.

Rancho Vasquez - Minor province. The mining lands of the Sierra de Hierro are sparsely populated, mostly through fear of the many folktales surrounding the area.

Rancho Velasquez - Minor province. The north border of Rancho Zepeda, the plains were taken by the Montaigne before their advance could be checked.

Rancho Yañez - Minor province. These plains of Rancho Gallegos are renowned for their horse breeding and trading.

Rancho Zepeda - Major province. A land divided, over half of the province now lies in Montaigne control with General Montoya holding out at the very southern tip cut off from land routes to the rest of Castille.

Rio de Dios - The "River of the Creator" runs from sources in the Sierra de Hierro mountains across Rancho Aldana until it merges with the Delia at El Morro.

Rio de Delia - This off-shoot of the great Trade River runs south through Castille and spills out into the Boca de Cielo. It has become the main western defence line since the Montaigne invasion.

Rioja - This small fishing port produces about a third of Castille's seafood, a delicacy that the area is well respected for.

San Augustin - Once the western anchor of la Muralla, the cratered remnants of the city have finally sucumbed to the Montaigne and the Castillian forces have retreated to a more southernly position.

San Christobal - Showing the style of the Cresent invaders who built it, the capital of Castille is a wonder of artitecture. With Sandoval staying in the Vaticine City, it is now mainly relegated to a bureaucratic function.

San Christobal Library - Under the control of the Rose & Cross, the Inquisition claims it holds heretic texts but have been unable to substantiate their claims so far.

San Eliseo - Populated city that serves to co-ordinate most of the mining operations in the Sierra de Hierro mountains.

San Felipe - More a military outpost than a town, Felipe's harbour acts as a major naval port to protect the bay from invasion or the actions of pirates.

San Gustavo - Capital of Rancho Gallegos, the city stands in a fertile valley surrounded by high mountains. With a university and grand cathedral, it shows some of its Crescent heritage.

San Juan - Small city that stood against the Montaigne advance. After repelling one attack, General du Toille levelled the city with artillery and then rounded up and killed all the survivors.

San Teodoro - The western-most city on la Boca de Cielo, it was once a minor port but now serves to supply the entire war effort in Castillian-held Zepeda.

San Tropal - Town in Montaigne occupied territory along the bank of the Delia across from El Morro in Rancho Yañez.

Tarago - Home of the Orduno family and the bulk of the Castillian navy, following their construction at La Pasiega.

Turbe Malik - The "Crypt of Kings" is an impressive Crescent-built complex that is one of the first sights seen when entering the city of San Christobal.

Universidad de Achiniega - Located in Altimira and housing one of the most comprehensive libraries in Theah.

Universidad de San Augustin - University on the south-east side of the city, attractively set among a large grove of orange and lemon trees.

Universidad de San Christobal - Located in the west of the city in a former Cresent garrison, the outer walls were torn down by the departing Cresent army.

Vaticine City - Sited on the Rio de Dios, this is where the Third Prophet appeared and moved the seat of the church to, causing years of conflict with Vodacce.

Villa de los Gordos - Small town north of San Tedoro and only twenty-two miles from the front lines. Famous for its good food.