The Dragon's Levy

During the month of Sorrow (the first month of the calendar by Merchant’s Calendar reckoning), the Dragon stalks the land, claiming his levy. Each of the seven city-states is expected to provide one thousand slaves for the Dragon’s purposes, transporting them to a handful of secret sacrifice sites scattered in the remote areas of the region. During the “Season of the Dragon”, merchants try to avoid sending caravans between cities, travellers delay their journeys, and even armies think twice about crossing the wastes between city-states; it is whispered that the Dragon supplements his levy by consuming anyone he crosses in his wanderings, and it is true that disappearances increase in the Season of the Dragon…

The Dragon's Levy

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