Here is the latest news from my campaign in the form of a newspaper avail=
in the city of Anuire for 1 SP per copy.
An archive of this newspaper can be found on my Birthright pages at =

Southern Anuire News. Issue 10 (Roelir / 569 MR.)

Written and edited by Stephanie Vaumel
=46rom her Imperial City offices.

Produced once every three months
Correspondents include:
Medoere - Aeric Gallant
Roesone - Roesone Intel
Diemed - Kalin Sufgaer
Endier - Caine the wizard.
Avanil - Stephanie Vaumel
Anuire - Stephanie Vaumel
Ghoere - Paeghen Valesie

* Correspondents are required from other kingdoms, pay is 10 gp/month.

Sarimiere 569

With peace now returning to the kingdom the regent and many of the clergy=
turned to the more peaceful pursuits of study and worship. The regent him=
has been seen in the great library of Braeme. Toward the end of the month=
regent left the kingdom on an important trip. He has not been seen since.=

In other news there has been a guild war in Alamier province between the =
guild who control much of the provinces trade, Southern Anuire Shipping a=
Imports and the large Heartlands Outfitters. At the end of the month the
winner seems to be the Southern Anuire Shipping and Imports which now con=
3/4 of the provinces guilds.

A foreign Khinasi merchant has convince the regent to assist him in an
important matter in the eastern lands. Baron Fawn and the famous mercenar=
Cowan the Sword where seen to board the merchants large ship which then s=
sail for the east.
In other news a strange looking goblin was captured trying to sneak into =
Baron's quarters in his castle. The goblin was dressed entirely in a fine=

black cloth, and was carrying well crafted daggers, most unlike a normal
goblin. Little was learned about the creature though as it died before it=

could be questioned. It is believed that it killed itself before it could=
question, also most unlike goblin behavior.

The Baron has announced an small increase in some taxes to fund the rebui=
of two castles along the border with Medoere which were destroyed in the =
with Medoere a year or so ago. These castles will also be strengthened by=
formation of two new mounted units to be based within their walls.
In other news a large amount of grain stored in a warehouse in Moere prov=
has =

been stolen. The owners of the warehouse the Southern Anuire Shipping and=

Imports =

guild is blaming the Heartlands Outfitters guild for the theft.

The new Caer Endier has been completed in record time, after help from th=
wizard =

caine in the construction. The wizard was also on hand to help celebrate =
completion of the massive structure. =

Towering over the city the castle is much more fortified than the one
destroyed during the ousting of the Awnshegh El-Hadid from Endier. It is
thought that the new castle can hold up to 2000 troops and survive a sieg=
e for
over two years. With its massive underground cellar hold vast amount of f=
and supplies to outlast even the most persistent besiegers.
The castle is also a work of art with many magically strengthen glass win=
looking out over the city from the upper floors and towers. Those lucky e=
to be invited to the celebration have been pampered in the luxurious room=
that fill the castle. Much of the lower castle has been given over to bar=
to hold the Endier defence forces, but the upper levels include a massive=

ballroom, three times the size of the previous one, and many fine kitchen=
and lounges.
All who have visited the castle have agreed that the money spent on the
project has not been wasted, and many look forward to the celebration tha=
t are
sure to be hosted in this most excellent construction.

Imperial City:
Things were much quieter in the city this month with most of the Nobles a=
wizard in Endier at the celebrations following the completion of the new =
Endier. The captain of the watch said that he was not surprised in the dr=
op in
crime and brawls during the celebrations.
In other news a ship in the harbour was destroyed by fire last week. Two =
clad figures were seen running from the scene moments before the ship was=

engulfed in flame. =

The large merchant galleon was believed to have belonged to the Heartland=
Outfitters, the cities largest guild.

The missing nobleman Radaen Balcree has been captured in the Iron Hills a=
the =

help of the kingdoms regent Mhommad Bakuzuir. The jewel he stole however =
not =

been recovered. Radaen Balcree did not have it on him when he was capture=
d and
its =

whereabouts is still unknown.

A messenger was sent to the Spiderfell from Ghoere this month. Surprising=
the returned alive. It is unknown what message the man carried.

Vaesil Tael has been quick to cement his control over the kingdom, especi=
after the temple of Haelyn in the capital confirmed him as ruler of Ghoer=
e. He
has sent messengers to allies and enemy rulers in all directions, includi=
the Spider and has been busy replacing several key government post with n=
officials. So far he has done little on his threats against Medoere.

Other News this month:

A spy in Kiergard recently reported that he has seen the Awnshegh El-Hadi=
heading =

north through the kingdom in the company of a member of the Gorgon's army=
Travelling with the group was a large number of Orog troops.

A small merchant vessel south of Osoerde was attacked by a group of fishe=
This =

story is unconfirmed as it came from a dying sailor who managed to blurt =
out a
few =

words about the attack before expiring.