The Stormlands
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The Stormlands are one of the constituent regions of the Seven Kingdoms on the continent of Westeros. The Kingdom of the Storm was a sovereign nation until the War of Conquest, in which the last Storm King was slain. The region is so-named for the savage and frequent autumn storms that batter the coast after beginning in the Summer Sea.

The Stormlands are ruled from the castle of Storm's End by House Baratheon. Notable bannermen of the region include Buckler, Caron, Connington, Dondarrion, Errol, Estermont, Penrose, Selmy, Staedmon, Swann, Tarth, and Wylde. Noble bastards raised in the Stormlands are given the surname Storm.

Locations of Importance

The Stormlands are bordered to the north by the crownlands, west by the Reach, south by Dorne and the Sea of Dorne, and east by Shipbreaker Bay and the narrow sea. They are one of the smaller regions of Westeros, a land of harsh mountains, stony shores, and verdant forests, including the Kingswood and the Rainwood along Cape Wrath. Major rivers include the Slayne and part of the Wendwater.

The Dornish Marches, located in the south-west in a long salient along the Red Mountains, serve as an effective buffer zone between the Stormlands and their old enemies of the Reach and Dorne. For centuries it has been a regular battleground, changing hands more than once.

A few islands, including Tarth and Estermont, are also considered part of the Stormlands. Ships coming across the narrow sea avoid the notorious Shipbreaker Bay and its storms, though the seas along the Stormlands can be clear and blue. The waters around Tarth are particularly famed for their clear blue color, earning Tarth the name "Sapphire Isle."

  • Felwood: To the south of the Kingswood there is a small break between it and a small wood called Felwood. A few locations within this wood is the Castle of House Fell, the Black Bog and in the bog's center: The Howling Hill.
  • White Port: One of the Stormlands most important ports. ((It is not yet known as Weeping Town.))

People of the Stormlands

House Baratheon

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Ours is the Fury
Standing: Great House Lands: The Stormlands Seat: Storm's End Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

The Baratheons have ruled over the Stormlands since Orys Baratheon killed the last Storm King and took his lands, daughter, motto, and titles. While much of the rest of the Seven Kingdoms came to know a time of peace, the Stormlands continued to fight against the Dornishmen, both defending their own lands and seeking to take those of Dornish nobles. Though the land has never been a greatly prosperous one, the strong military traditions and fortifications of the Stormlands made it difficult for any to take what wealth it did have. As a result, the Baratheons came to be very proud of their newly forged heritage.

As with any family, the Baratheons vary in temperament, but they have a general tendency toward extremes of emotion and behavior. They are raised to proudly hold what is theirs, from lands to opinions, and defend it. Wrongs are not easily forgotten, friends are valued so long as they prove loyal, and disagreements are often taken seriously even when meant in jest. Those familiar with the family know the signs of the famous Baratheon wrath, but to others, their anger often seems capricious and unpredictable.

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Borros Baratheon

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House Bolling

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Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is vairy orange and blue, upon a black canton, a golden stag beneath an orange bend sinister. Which suggest illegitimate descent from a Baratheon sire.

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House Buckler

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Standing: Minor Seat: Bronzegate Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Lord Buckler rules Bronzegate, a castle on the Kingsroad northwest of Storm’s End. Their sigil is three brass buckles on blue.

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House Cafferen

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Standing: Minor Seat: Fawnton Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is two white fawns counter salient on green.

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House Caron

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No Song So Sweet

Standing: Major Seat: Nightsong Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Caron is an old and powerful family ruling from their hereditary seat of Nightsong, a castle located in the center of the Dornish Marches, north of the Prince’s Pass. The Lord of Nightsong is also titled Lord of the Marches and is given the defense of the Marches against Dornish invasion. Nightsong is the westernmost castle of the Stormlands, making it a natural target for any attack coming from Dorne or the Reach. Thier sigil is a field of black nightingales on yellow.

This house's lands are located in or very close to the Dornish Marches of the Red Mountains that separate the Stormlands from Dorne. Dornish culture is one of raiding to prove worthy to the nobility, so it is these houses that have hostile interactions with Dorne the most frequently.

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House Cole

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Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

The Steward of Blackhaven is a Cole and is Criston Cole's father. Criston Cole is the last of the Cole line, as he is a Kingsguard, so he may not marry. But he is renowned to be one of the finest knight and fighter in Westeros. There is a bit of a rivalry between him and Daemon Targaryen as they often are matched in tournaments. Criston is the only man known to have bested Daemon.

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Criston Cole

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House Connington

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Standing: Minor Seat: Griffon's Roost Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Connington is a wealthy and powerful noble house of the Stormlands, seated in Griffin’s Roost. They have close ties to the Targaryen royal line, including many prestigious appointments over the centuries, such as Hand of the King or Lord Commander of the Kingsguard. Their sigil is two griffins combatant countercharged on red and white.

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House Dondarrion

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Standing: Major Seat: Blackhaven Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Dondarrion was established by one of the Storm Kings as a reward to a vassal. The first Lord Dondarrion carried a warning of a Dornish invasion to the Storm King during a stormy night. Two Dornish warriors attacked him, and he fell from his horse and broke his sword. He believed himself to be doomed, but then a forked bolt of purple lightning killed the two Dornishmen. Dondarrion was able to bring word of the invading army and enabled the Storm King to win a great victory. The bolt has been the sigil of the house since the day the Storm King ennobled the first of the line. The seat of House Dondarrion is Blackhaven, a forbidding mountain fortress located to control the middle of the Boneway Pass through the Red Mountains. It also covers the mountains from any invasion from the Marches. As brigands and criminals often try to hide in the Red Mountains, there is a long history of the lords of Dondarrion riding out to track down the more notable and dangerous of these outlaws. Even when the rest of the Stormlands are enjoying relative peace, there is likely to be fighting of this type for the men of the Dondarrion line. Their sigil is a forked purple lightning on a black field speckled with four-pointed stars.

This house's lands are located in or very close to the Dornish Marches of the Red Mountains that separate the Stormlands from Dorne. Dornish culture is one of raiding to prove worthy to the nobility, so it is these houses that have hostile interactions with Dorne the most frequently.

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House Errol

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Standing: Minor Seat: Haystack Hall Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigilis a yellow haystack on orange.

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House Estermont

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Standing: Major Seat: Greenstone Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Estermont is seated in Greenstone, a small castle on the isle of Estermont. There are close family ties between them and House Baratheon. Their sigil is a dark green sea turtle on a sea green background.

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Borros Baratheon

House Fell

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Standing: Minor Seat: Felwood Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is per fess, a white crescent moon in the first on black above a green field, with a spruce tree line between.

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House Grandison

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Rouse Me Not

Standing: Minor Seat: Grandview Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Grandison is an old but minor house of the Stormlands. Their sigil is a black lion sleeping on a yellow field.

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House Hasty

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Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is a white bend cottised (three bars, center thick, side thin, diagonal nw to se) on purple.

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House Herston

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Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Thier sigil is a yellow rooster’s head with red comb, within a white escutcheon, on a red background.

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House Horpe

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Thier sigil is per chevron engrailed grey and bone, three deaths head moths countercharged.

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House Kellington

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Thier sigil is a black book bound in bronze, locked, upon a pale blue field.

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House Lonmouth

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The Choice is Yours
Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Thier sigil is Quartered of six - red lips strewn on yellow, yellow skulls strewn on black

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House Mertyn

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Standing: Minor Lands: Cape Wrath Seat: Mistwood Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Thier sigil is a white great horned owl on grey.

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House Morrigen

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Standing: Minor Seat: Crow's Nest Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Morrigen is seated in Crow’s Nest, located in the mountains west of the Rainwood. It serves to guard the route between the Marches and the rest of the Stormlands. The House has a long and noble history of service to the Baratheons and the Storm Kings before them. Their sigil is a black crow in flight on storm-green.

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House Musgood

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Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is quarterly - A golden pavilion on blue, a green laurel crown on white

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House Peasbury

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Standing: Minor Seat: Poddingfield Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is a pea pod burst open, green on white, bordered by three rows of green peas.

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House Penrose

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Set Down Our Deeds

Standing: Minor Seat: Parchments Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is white crossed quills on russet.

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House Rogers

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Standing: Minor Seat: Amberly Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is nine unicorns around a maze, silver on black.

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House Selmy

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Standing: Landed Seat: Harvest Hall Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Selmy is seated in Harvest Hall, a minor castle located on the eastern edge of the Reach. Harvest Hall is surrounded by arable land, and it produces significantly more crops than most strongholds in the Stormlands. It is otherwise unremarkable, though certainly a sturdy fortress. Their sigil is three stalks of yellow wheat on brown.

This house's lands are located in or very close to the Dornish Marches of the Red Mountains that separate the Stormlands from Dorne. Dornish culture is one of raiding to prove worthy to the nobility, so it is these houses that have hostile interactions with Dorne the most frequently.

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House Staedmon

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Standing: Minor Seat: Broad Arch Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is a black dagger piercing a red heart on white de sang within an undulating border.

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House Swann

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Standing: Major Seat: Stonehelm Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Next to House Baratheon, House Swann is probably the most powerful and influential family in the Stormlands. They rule from Stonehelm, a castle situated on Cape Wrath and built to oversee a major river route inland to the Stormlands, and have governed these lands for as long as any can remember. Their wealth and power make even the Baratheons consider a situation carefully before angering the Swann family. Their sigil is battling swans black and white, with beaks and feet of gold, on per pale white and black.

This house's lands are located in or very close to the Dornish Marches of the Red Mountains that separate the Stormlands from Dorne. Dornish culture is one of raiding to prove worthy to the nobility, so it is these houses that have hostile interactions with Dorne the most frequently.

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House Swygert

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Truth Conquers
Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is a white scroll with gold knobs on purple, a white tressure.

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House Tarth

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Standing: Minor Lands: Sapphire Island Seat: Evenfall Hall Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Tarth is seated in Evenfall Hall, on the island of Tarth. Also known as the Sapphire Island, waters of clear, deep blue surround Tarth. The island itself is among the most beautiful places in the Stormlands. Though mountainous, it has numerous clear waterfalls running into surprisingly cold streams, high meadows, and deep vales. Though the land is not rich in ore or gemstones, it has resources aplenty to support its native population. Their sigil is quartered - yellow suns and white crescents on rose and azure.

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House Toyne

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Fly High, Fly Far
Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is a winged heart, black on gold, within a black bordure embattled.

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House Trant

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So End Our Foes

Standing: Major Seat: Gallowsgrey Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is a hanged man, black on blue.

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House Tudbury

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Their sigil is a brown tortoise within a yellow lozenge on green.

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House Wagstaff

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Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Thier sigil is five yellow mascles (empty diamond borders) on green.

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House Wensington

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Sound the Charge
Standing: Minor Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

Their sigil is two golden trumpets crossed on blue, a gold chief with three black stags.

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House Whitehead

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Standing: Minor Seat: White Port Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

The White Port is a market town in the Stormlands. Lying on the southern shore of Cape Wrath, along the shores of the Sea of Dorne, it has a thriving port which handles much of the Stormlands' trade. It contains a seat, known as the White Tower. Both the town, house sigil, their name, and tower are all named and or representative of the bright white cliffs surrounding the town and the head-shaped stone precipice the families tower is built on. The town has stout wooden walls, peaked roofs, and crooked alleys. It is large enough to support three inns: the Broken Shield, the Loon, and the Drunken Dornishman. Their sigil is a white helm on a wavy blue background.

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House Wylde

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Standing: Minor Lands: Rainwood Seat: Rain House Political Allegiance: The Greens sigil_the-greens.png

House Wylde is a minor house of the Stormlands, with holdings in the Rainwood. Their sigil is a blue-green maelstrom on gold.

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Criston Cole

Smallfolk of the Stormlands

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