From the back cover:
"The poor gamble on dice or cards. The rich gamblo on who can ride their horse up the main steps of Anaskova Hall and back under 10 seconds"
Lord Tholens Leonovich
A city gone mad! Ruled by a queen who's been missing for 500 years, and run by a cphir no one has ever seen. Diodet is lost in an insular world of parlor games and denial. A city of politics, adventure, romance and intrigue. All in the shadow of a ruined empire.
Decadence. Art. Swordplay.
Welcome to Diodet
A narrative setting for the Maelstrom Storytelling World
A complete guide to Diodet, its people, and how to get by in the City of the Queen
A list o Secondary Affinities for Diodean narratives, as well as sections on Science, the Natural Arts and regional politics
Plot seeds, storylines, ideas, and fifteen pages of scenarios.