Large town of around 4000 inhabitants in southern Illinon. It is ruled by Lord Edwin Templeton who is a member of the council in the regional capital Malistar. Together with his wife Syble he spends much of his time there. The Templetons have three sons: Mordan, Galwin and Rutter. Mordan spends much of his time in Cantabria in court where he has earned the respect of the people and won his spurs. Galwin lives at home enjoying his father's hospitality whilst searching for his soulmate (he's a bit of a poet). Rutter is still young and travels with his parents when they travel.