Letters · Narnia Diplomatic Mission 1017 · Search for a Ruler

Letter to Dar [8 Lionheart 1017]

...I have found myself thinking a great deal about those old stories of Narnian humans who escaped to Archenland when the White Witch first came, before The Winter closed the passes. I have read a little of them, but not so much as to be able to really say they did exist, and were not simply fairytale - what I have read along those lines was more children's stories of daring escapes, that sort of thing. However...

Narnia Diplomatic Mission 1017 · Search for a Ruler

Heart and Soul of a Nation

"You can't quantify *Narnia* either. Oh, you can plot borders, but that's not all Narnia is. Try to reduce Narnia to quantify and all you have is a pretty bit of land with dumb beasts and silent trees. No. There *is* a heart. A soul. A strength. And even if I don't have the right words for it, it doesn't mean I can't feel them like I feel the wind change before a storm." Keska shakes her head. "Look deeper. To lead Narnia is to have that heart and strength and soul in you too."


Gracing The Town

Kennels ]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[ -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- The kennel of Anvard is a fairly spacious room, well-lit by the windows in the south wall looking toward the Outer Ward. It is immediately obvious that the hounds housed here are quite well-treated: the floor is kept clean-swept; the blankets padding the dogs' wooden beds are thick and warm; and the hounds themselves have a… Continue reading Gracing The Town


Truth or Dare, Anvard-Style

Inner Wall Walk ]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[ -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= You stand on Anvard's Inner Wall Walk. From here you have a view of both the Inner and Outer Wards. A cool wind ruffles your clothes. A glance down into the Outer Ward reveals the bustle of people going to and from the market stalls, or off to various duties throughout the castle.… Continue reading Truth or Dare, Anvard-Style


Cousins in the Library

Library ]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[ -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= You stand in the Library of Anvard, a room well-lit by a multitude of wall sconces. The air is heavy with the unique, but pleasing smell of books, old and new. Dozens, perhaps hundreds, of volumes line the shelves from top to bottom, and a number of tables have been provided for reading and writing. The… Continue reading Cousins in the Library


The Feasting Continues

Before the Gates of Anvard ]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]- ,%~ -[]-[ -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- A flat green space at the foot of the mountains opens here, sheltered by the slopes of the northern mountains. Stormness Head looms high to the northeast, its peak nearly always in clouds, and the double-headed peak of Mount Pire rises over the trees to the… Continue reading The Feasting Continues



Queen's Solarium ]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[]-[ -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- This is a large, circular room with enormous diamond-paned windows facing each direction. North, the solarium looks out over the castle's rooftop gardens, while the south and west windows provide a beautiful view of Archenland's eastern forests. By standing at the east window, one can see down into the wards of… Continue reading Jasmine