Americana (DnD Campaign Setting)/Notes
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Due to the relative scarcity of gold and plentifulness of the lesser resources, Americ nations' money scales are shunted one step up. The lowest level of coinage is made out of tin rather than copper, whereas copper pieces are equal to silver in other worlds, and silver to gold. Gold coins do exist, but are not typically used in everyday transactions.
Yellowstone's draconic elite are primarily Copper and Brass, with some Bronzes--all in all, roughly eighteen breeding pairs and their young. Also present are three outliers--one Blue pair, and a single young adult Red. The Blues followed the Brasses north from the deserts at the behest of their Lord, and opted to stick around once Yellowstone got underway--along with the Bronzes, they head up Yellowstone's military and law enforcement.
The Red is a stranger case--no less, in fact, than Ascelion, the eldest male child and current heir to the Red Lord himself. As the old Red Lord has not been seen even by his own dragons since the end of the Great War, the Red would be well within his rights to claim his inheritance, and only he knows the exact reasons he doesn't. Ascelion's presence is more tolerated than anything else--though he did provide some help with Yellowstone's construction, since then he's been doing little besides lying around and clashing ideologies with pretty much anyone he meets. The population tolerates him to humor their leader, but it is suspected that the only reason Izithrax keeps him around is to help fund projects and to avoid incurring the wrath of his father by crushing him like an ant.