Organizations (Orion Supplement)

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The Empire[edit]

The Empire is one of the most vast and powerful formed nations upon Orion. While it only contains approximately two percent of the total world population its power base is very high. The Empire was one of the first nations to reform upon the plunge of all other nations during Orion’s upheaval. It is a very proud nation, demanding respect, and for the most part receiving it from the rest of the world. Due to this The Empire is often times counted as being ‘in control’ of the modern world. The Empire is primarily comprised of charons; however it’s also very diverse. They have a powerful standing army and can easily be counted as one of the most 'civilized' kingdoms.

Trade[edit]

The Empire, while having little in the way of mining and fine arts as the other races often trade with, have an excess of fields and farm lands. This allows them space to grow not only food crops, but hops and grape fields, allowing them to be the primary supplier of beer and wines. This has greatly stimulated their economy and has allowed them rapid expansion.

Resource Production Demand Imported Exported Total income
Hops 200,000 150,000 Nil 20,000 ~ 50,000 0 - 30,000
Wheat 100,000 90,000 Nil Nil 0 ~ 10,000
Chicken 20,000 20,000 Nil Nil 0
Iron 500 5,000 4,000 Nil -500 ~ 0
Copper 500 2,500 2,000 Nil 0
Tabacco 10,000 5,000 Nil 2,500 2,500
Cinnamon 120 200 Nil Nil -80 ~ -100
Ginger 200 200 Nil Nil 0 ~ -50
Pepper 200 220 50 Nil 0 ~ 50
Sheep 1,000 1,500 Nil Nil -500
Pigs 800 500 Nil Nil 300 ~ 500
Linen Nil 100 100 Nil 0 ~ 10
Salt 4,000 10,000 6,000 Nil 0 ~ 400
Silver 200 400 250 Nil 0 ~ 50
Silk 50 500 500 Nil 0 ~ 50
Saffron 10 30 Nil Nil 0 ~ -20
Cloves 40 50 Nil Nil 0 ~ -10
Gold 200 100 Nil 150 -50
Platinum 50 100 50 Nil 0
Textile 40,000 50,000 Nil Nil -10,000
Lumber 100,000 150,000 50,000 Nil 0
Stone 500 50,000 60,000 Nil 0 ~ 10,500
Weapons and Armor 10,000 10,000 5,000 2,500 2,500
  • Salt is used primarily as a currency, so it's in high demand. This is because of the middle of the road value of salt and the fact that it is easily produced and regulated. Often times people trade resources other than salt, however it is commonly recognized and it is easier to come to a fair agreement because of the common value of salt, rather than the variable value of various supplies.
  • There is actually very little lumber to harvest from within the actual Empire itself, as it is mostly comprised of parries, and that which isn't has already been chopped down and never replanted. However the king is beginning to work on a settlement that will force the replanting of trees, it is still being debated as to its importance. This is due to the fact that The Empire has easy access to lumber from The Great Forests. However many advisors are warning the king about treaty agreements and the penalties of out right war. This however will be covered in more depth in the following sections on this nation.
  • The king has decided it a waste of his valuable resources to import such useless things as textile on a large enough scale to cover all of the general populace, even though he resells it anyways. Therefore there is a shortage of textiles, so many poorer families run around in clothes that are many years old, or rags. That is, for the people who wear them at all.
  • The king has worked out a trade agreement with the dwarves so that they can import fine quality gold. However the dwarven nations and the oak lands are so far away that they need a medium, this would be The Empire. First the nation sends their poor quality gold to the elves at the same price has high quality dwarven gold, then keeps the 50 remaining units for themselves. This way they are short some gold, however they are still earning profits and gaining dwarven quality gold.

The following chart shows examples of equivalent trade goods with similar values. It also shows their approximate worth in salt. Many times gold will be used for approximate worth, even if it is not the common currency. However this is used as a generalization and does not apply to the specific trade of this Kingdom and therefore is not helpful. Salt being more commonly used as a form of currency in The Empire is shown here as it applies better.

Resource Equivalent resource Equivalent value in salt
Hops Wheat 3
Copper Chicken 7
Ginger Pepper 12
Cinnamon Cloves 25
Sheep Pigs 50
Tobacco Saffron 75
Silver (1 lbs) Gold (4 lbs) 225
Platinum (1 lbs) Silver (5 lbs) 1125
  • Silver in most of the world is actually worth more than gold. This is because of the mining surplus of gold in the massive desert that covers a good portion of the land. Whether the mining cities are coincidentally located near gold mines, or whether their is actually a surplus there is up for debate. However it is well known that they have great amounts and they ship it all around the world.
  • The given price for hops is only for within the kingdom, or as an average actual value. However due to the shortage of hops in most other areas of the world The Empire is able to charge extortionate prices for their exported hops. In some remote areas, or heavily forested orc settlements hops can actually be exported for nearly the equivalent price of gold.
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Ereogothis (Ere)[edit]

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Sylvariathius (Sylvar)[edit]

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The Exiled[edit]

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Kenwash[edit]

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Deepthorn[edit]

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Oakfield[edit]

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