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  • Gorre

    Gorre is a contradictory realm, ruled by [[:morgan-la-fey | Queen Morgan La Fey]] and the power base for the Unseelie Houses of Ailil and Leanhaun. However, many Seelie live here too and support Morgan, either willingly (because they hate [[:guinevere-1 | …

  • Kensington Roof Gardens

    This attraction at 99 Kensington High Street covers 1½ acres on top of a luxury Virgin hotel. There’s a Tudor garden, a Spanish garden and an English wood. The four flamingos, Bill, Ben, Splosh and Pecks, consider themselves avatars of the sun-god and can …

  • Exhibition Road

    This area is nicknamed the ‘Albertopolis’, since it features the Royal Albert Hall, Victoria & Albert Museum, the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum and Imperial College London.

  • Holland Park

    This park to the west features in its 54 acres many peacocks, an orangery, a Japanese garden and the ruins of Holland House, which is now a Youth Hostel, a gallery and an open air theatre and opera venue.

  • Notting Hill

    Notting Hill at the northern edge of Gorre has attracted the Unseelie since the race riots 1958. Today’s Mediterranean immigrants and the street carnival in August give it a Glamour of its own.

  • Portobello Market

    Portobello Road Market in Notting Hill is a popular place for antiques, but stalls under the flyovers sell hip fashion. Changelings can pick up Treasures and chimerical accessories here.

  • South Kensington

    South Kensington has a distinct French ambiance in the Dreaming, home to the French Institute and a French school known as the Lycée.

  • Knightsbridge

    Knightsbridge in the south of Gorre is home to the world’s richest people, with many properties owned by the Duke of Westminster. Formerly a haunt of highwaymen and cutthroats, the security guards, barred windows & CCTV cameras attest to the Unseelie …

  • Hammersmith

    Hammersmith in the west is home to London’s oldest Polish immigrant community and their Fae of Houses Aesin and Varich. This area contains the Hammersmith Lyric Theatre, the Hammersmith Apollo and also the Palais which is now derelict but becomes a …

  • Shepherds Bush

    The north-west corner of Gorre is very different, predominantly poor and working class (with many Somalis, West Indians and Afghans) and a haven for Unseelie radicals. It includes Loftus Road, the home ground for QPR and venues like the Bush Theatre which …

  • White City

    The White City is an estate which includes the BBC Media Village and Television Centre. The BBC’s bureaucracy is Banal for most Fae, but some Unseelie negotiate it to influence programming, but powerful mages and vampires are also at work here.

  • Westfield London

    Westfield London is a huge retail mall, the size of 30 football pitches, and a soul-sucking vortex of Banality. Nominated for the Carbuncle Prize for ugliest architecture, its malls are home to clone stores, Autumn People and feral gangs. Some Unseelie …

  • 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 Morgan La Fey

    The greatest of the Cerneu Sisters, along with [[:queen-morgause-1 | Queen Morgause]] and Elaine of Garlot, and unrivaled Queen of Air and Darkness. Morgan is the _de facto_ ruler of [[Gorre]] through her marriage to [[:uriens-of-gorre | Uriens of Gorre]] …

  • Nimue

    Nimue is a sleek predatory seductress of the Shadow Court, as adept at corrupting your child or your pet as your wife or your boyfriend. She is [[:morgan-la-fey | Queen Morgan La Fey]]'s most trusted agent and holds incriminating files on many Seelie …

  • Anguish Silvermayne

    One of [[:tempeste | Tempeste]]'s allies who helped [[:rev-ezekiel-coldfinger | Rev Ezekiel Coldfinger]] raise the Thames Dragon and recruited [[:lancelot | Lancelot]] as a bodyguard and assassin. When he encountered [[:sir-gawaine | Sir Gawaine]] …

  • Sir Agravaine of Orkady

    Agravaine is the son of [[:king-lot-of-orkady | King Lot of Orkady]] and [[:queen-morgause-1 | Queen Morgause]] and the brother of [[:sir-gawaine | Sir Gawaine]], [[:sir-gaheris-of-orkady | Sir Gaheris]] and [[:sir-gareth-of-orkady | Sir Gareth]]. Unlike …

  • Uriens of Gorre

    Uriens is the husband of [[:morgan-la-fey | Queen Morgan La Fey]] and the rightful lord of [[Gorre | Gorre]], although most people recognise his ambitious wife as the real power in the land. Uriens has a formidable reputation as a warlord, but is an …

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