Falconia is the capital city of the White Falcon Griffith, situated near the foot of the World Spiral Tree atop the land where Wyndham once sat. The utopian city surfaces as if from thin air following the Blast of the Astral World, and serves as the sole stronghold in Fantasia where humanity can live in peace and affluence.
Lower City Edit
Consisting of bustling streets and lively citizens, the lower city is home to the majority of Falconians, where they perform their day-to-day functions.
Falcon's Castle Edit
The Falcon's Castle is where Griffith and his most important confidants reside. Funeral rites are held in this area, and it is here where His Holiness the pontiff can usually be found. As Griffith's fiancée, Princess Charlotte naturally lives alongside her betrothed within the castle; she is responsible for gathering and cultivating all the flowers of the world in the castle's garden.
Playing into Griffith's avian theme, the Falcon's Castle bears an architectural style markedly divergent from the classical style found in the lower city, structured to resemble the visage and wings of a falcon in flight; furthermore, a large cast of birds of prey can be witnessed in constant flight near the avian structure of the castle. Solidly built bridges of incredible magnitude and constitution allow coaches of citizens from the lower city to travel up to the castle en masse.
Most apostles serving as protectors of Falconia reside behind the city, in a massive dome-shaped domain known as "Pandemonium". There, monsters captured from the lands beyond the safety of the capital city are pit against bloodthirsty apostles in an amphitheater, all while other clamorous, equally violent reincarnates cheer on from the stands.
Holy See doctrine has remained the preeminent religion of the land, openly backed by Griffith. His Holiness the pontiff presides over funeral rites, Princess Charlotte attends to pay her respects, and Griffith conducts communion by manifesting the souls of the dead.
With consideration of individuals' abilities and aspirations, Falconians are issued recommendations to join various guilds within the city upon going through the refugee processing station. Guilds are situated in different areas across Falconia. The only two known guilds as of now are the Guild of Smiths and Craftsmen and the Band of the Falcon army.
Food is cultivated on the land immediately beyond the wall of Falconia, where farmers, and by extension the capital city in general, are protected by wing stones which ward off monsters. Harvest season seemingly never ends and flowers, trees, and grains grow plentiful. Falconians believe the fertile land to be a blessing provided by the World Spiral Tree.
- Falconia is sometimes referred to as Wyndham.
- Both Foss and Rickert have likened Falconia to Gaiseric's sunken capital city of yore risen anew.
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