This imperial power is the sum of a series of city-states and smaller kingdoms that fall under a single protective veil. Batu Malac is the central authority which exerts prime authority in the form of the Executive Convocation. This assembly of peoples addresses concerns to The Grand Araph, who delegates resources and duties to maintain the peace. The current Grand Araph is Cal Bashad, a domineering authority financing large-scale reform and development. The formation of The Hegemony was the result of exterior threats, challenging the security of the trade routes that allowed the region to flourish.
The region has an overall arid climate with a handful of scattered rivers running long through its lands. The hegemony maintains control of these rivers so as to monopolize trade between the Rovka to the North, the Hwa-Fong to the East, the Mankosi to the South, and the Jol-Polik to the West.
The Hegemony is a mixed realm of humans and gnomes. The humans started in the region as a river people…..