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  • Cameliard

    Cameliard is the mystical realm in the Dreaming ruled by [[:guinevere-1 | Queen Guinevere]] – self-styled Pendragon and Queen of Love. It is a wildly glamorous place, with new chimera being birthed by the theatres, jazz venues and media studios as well as …

  • Soho Square

    *Soho Square* is a 17th century park and garden that hosts outdoor concerts and the prestigious offices of top media groups. The quaint gardener’s cottage in the park opens into Guinevere’s Summer Pavilion freehold. The chimerical Mr Hyde poses a menace …

  • Gay Village

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/197852/soho.jpg(Soho)!*Gay Village* is a community centred on Old Compton Street, including the old Red Light District in Brewer Street and Berwick Street. It is a very trendy and stylish …

  • Berwick Street

    An old fashioned London fruit and veg market, complete with barrow boys. Chimerical barrow boys sell mystic produce, apples of youth, dragon’s teeth and magic beans.

  • Carnaby Street

    Famous for its fashion boutiques, the epitome of Sixties ‘Swinging London’. Lots of chimerical accessories can be bought here.

  • Ronnie Scotts

    This world-famous jazz bar on Frith Street is the most famous Soho venue, but there are many other jazz venues like _St Moritz_, _Ain’t Nothin’ But…_ and _Jazz After Dark_. Jazz appeals more to the Unseelie than the Seelie Fae, so many of Morgan’s …

  • Mayfair

    Contested with Gorre. It is home to wealthy real estate and hedge fund companies, clubs, expensive hotels (the Dorchester, the Grosvenor, Claridge's), restaurants (Le Gavroche, Princess Garden) and Burlington Arcade, London’s most luxurious shopping area.

  • Chinatown

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/197851/chinatown.jpg(Chinatown)! Extends out from Gerrard Street and in the Dreaming appears as a direct portal to the Mythic East. Illegal immigrants work minimum wage in some of the 100 …

  • Leicester Square

    The southern end of Chinatown. The cinema hub for the UK, it is home to several founts of Glamour, such as the monuments to Shakespeare and Chaplin in the Gardens, to the floor-mounted handprints of movie stars. Glamour is also generated by the world …

  • The Strand

    The southern border of Cameliard, home to grand residences and more theatres (_Adelphi_, _Lyceum_, _Savoy_ and _Vaudeville_) as well as art galleries and concert recitals at Somerset House.

  • Charing Cross Road

    Famous for second hand book stores. Dulcimer & Sons is run by Sluagh changelings and sells Fae texts, but chimerical books, Dross in book form and literary characters can be encountered here. Marks & Co at 84 Charing Cross Road is a chimerical shop …

  • Denmark Street

    “London’s Tin Pan Alley”, home to recording studios, music stores and small venues. Musical instruments bought here can turn out to be Dross or mystic Treasures in modern forms. The Pooka Tom O’Lincoln claims to be Arthur’s illegitimate son, to Guinevere’ …

  • Theatreland

    Runs along the Strand from St Martins Lane to Drury Lane and includes the Royal Opera House and the Theatre Royal. Changelings are as likely to meet fictional characters as real people on these streets and the theatre goers positively drop Glamour as they …

  • Long Acre

    From St Martins Lane to Covent Garden is renowned for coach makers (once) and car dealers (now). Some vintage cars here are Dross in their own right and Knocker mechanics like Wayland Smith have enthusiastically embraced automobiles (and, perhaps, their …

  • Neals Yard

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/197850/neals.jpg(Neals)! An alley hosting New Age and healthfood stores. Boggans working here sell medicinal and magical cakes but mages make frequent visitors too.

  • Covent Garden Piazza

    A famous square, facing the portico of St Pauls. Street performers flock here, including Fae performers with eye-popping abilities. Chimerical versions of Eliza Doolittle are routinely chased away from the place.

  • Seven Dials

    A quirky monument near Covent Garden piazza, popular for Fae gatherings; punk music kicked off here in the ‘70s and it remains a popular spot for Unseelie ranters to harangue the Seelie Fae because it is a level 3 bunk for Contempt cantrips. In the …

  • BT Tower

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/200345/BT_Tower.jpg(Bt tower)!One of London's tallest towers, the BT Tower is a well-known landmark. It rises out of the area known as Fitzrovia, north of Soho. The space age associations of …

  • Centre Point

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/200348/centre_point.jpg(Centre point)!London's first skyscraper is either a triumph of in-your-face modernism or an architectural carbuncle. Opened in 1967, it stayed empty for years, prompting …

  • British Museum

    !(media-item-align-left)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/200351/british_museum.jpg(British museum)!The British Museum is one of the largest in the world, with a hundred galleries and two miles of exhibition space, although less than 1% of the Museum's …

  • Bloomsbury

    A beautiful area of terraced houses and park squares, laid out in the 18th century. This genteel district is home to many university departments as well as *Royal London Homeopathic Hospital* and *Great Ormond Street Hospita*l - both of which are great …

  • Baker Street

    This busy thoroughfare is the northern spur of Cameliard, connecting the realm to [[Broceliande | Broceliande]] and kept glamorous by the street's many associations in literature and popular culture. The landmark department store _Selfridge's_ is here. …

  • Torchlight

    A supernatural detective agency based in Soho. !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/200361/golden_square.jpg(Golden square)! Torchlight is run by the Malkavian vampire Marlowe Tyburn and his imaginary dead partner, Marty (who is in fact perceptible to …

  • Hyde Park

    This Royal Park covers 350 acres, joined to Kensington Park by the Serpentine. This is the border of Cameliard and Gorre and sometimes turns into a battlefield as the Fae of Gorre regard the entire Park along with Mayfair as their territory. Seelie Fae …

  • Kensington Gardens

    This park is joined to at the Serpentine Bridge and covers 270 acres. It contains the *Serpentine Gallery* (a [[Gallery | Summer Gallery]]) exhibiting modern art, an Italian garden with classical sculptures (that come to life) and four fountains. The …

  • The Serpentine

    This is a lake in Hyde Park flowing into the Long Water in Kensington Gardens. The Christmas Day swim is a source of Glamour and the Fae enjoy boat races and floating parties here but dangerous water serpents dwell in the depths (much deeper in the …

  • Waterloo Bridge

    This bridge across the Thames connects [[Surluse | Surluse]] to the south with [[Cameliard | Cameliard]] to the south. The bridge is imbued with the spirit of love. Romantic oaths sworn here are keenly observed by the Dreaming and Bunks performed to …

  • Wallace Collection

    !(media-item-align-right)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/201103/wallace.jpg(Wallace)!A fantastic private art collection, bequeathed to the nation and housed in Hertford House. The 25 galleries contain French 18th-century paintings, furniture, arms & …

  • Dreaming Realms

    Each of the realms of New Camelot is connected to a realm in the Near Dreaming that reflects its essence: there is a Dreaming Cameliard, a Dreaming Broceliande and a Dreaming Gorre, for example. The exception is Listenoise; if there is a Dreaming …

  • Queen Guinevere Pendragon

    Jennifer Devere is Britain's number one lady of the stage who has the unusual honour of being a national treasure, a pin-up and a Bond Girl. She turned her back on modelling and movies before she was 20 to focus on the theatre and promoting the arts. …

  • Dagonet

    Guinevere's jester who says scathing and critical things about the queen. She is skilled at opening Tries and is charged with the task of escorting [[:sir-gawaine | Sir Gawaine]] and [[:fergus-ironsides | Fergus Ironsides]] through the Dreaming to rescue …

  • Dinadan

    Dinsdale Duke [[:evelake | Evelake]] the Lost One [[:amitale | Amitale]] the Grail Maiden Camelot, Siege Perilous, Wizard Tree vision of death with Sir Daniel (brother)

  • Fergus Ironsides

    Fergus is hunted by [[:dr-myra-thornfield]] Lakeside Hospital [[:malbeth | Malbeth]] vampire Alessandro Marci (barista) Iolanda Commaneci (youth leader)

  • Sir Gareth

    Gareth is one of the Orkady trolls, son of [[:king-lot-of-orkady | King Lot]] and [[:queen-morgause-1 | Queen Morgause]] and brother of [[:sir-agravaine-of-orkady | Sir Agravain]], [[:sir-gawaine | Sir Gawaine]] and his protective older brother [[:sir- …

  • Sir Gaheris

    Gaheris is one of the Orkady trolls, son of [[:king-lot-of-orkady | King Lot]] and [[:queen-morgause-1 | Queen Morgause]] and brother of [[:sir-agravaine-of-orkady | Sir Agravain]], [[:sir-gawaine | Sir Gawaine]] and his beloved younger brother [[:sir- …

  • Sir Hervise of Wildwood

    Arrogant and pompous knight of [[Cameliard]] charged with tracking down [[:guinevere-1 | Queen Guinevere]]'s enemies who take refuge within the [[Broceliande | Forest of Broceliande]]. Although awkward and rude, Hervise is intensely honourable and his …

  • Paul Honorius

    Over a hundred years old, but looking a sprightly 60, Honorius is the perfect gentleman's gentleman, a butler, a valet, a batman, a confident. He also ghillies. He served Leodegranz for decades and now serves [[:guinevere-1 | Queen Guinevere Pendragon]]. …

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