topic: sartlar

Sartlar Kraals

There are countless sartlar kraals across the Guarded Land, each constructed according to a precise plan specified by the Wise. These form a grid which spreads out on either side of the raised roads. In the diagram above, a part of this grid is shown and, running along its right edge is just such a raised road. Note how the watch-towers along the road, along with the transverse, ‘earth’ roads they stand gurard upon, form […]

Sartlar Kraals

There are countless sartlar kraals across the Guarded Land, each constructed according to a precise plan specified by the Wise (as is shown in the epigraph that begins the third chapter of The Standing Dead). It is in these kraals that the sartlar are kept when they are not labouring. The diagram above shows how a kraal is placed at the intersection of the earth roads or tracks whose grid covers the whole of the […]