Oestria is the most traditionally Europeon portion of Averal. The past two hundred years have seen a rise of democratic and republican ideals along with the an increase in Nationlism. The Mercantilism that predated the Ascension Wars has progressed to Imperialism.
Aryland, Achtland, Ceran and Leivan, once four kingdoms now united. Its navy is likely the most powerful in the world, rivaled by the Elven spellships of Avar’taesa. Grand Prydain is locked in a pitched war against Veraunt.
Consisting of Veraunt, Rykeland, many isles in Meridia, Most of Edares and a growing portion of the Vesterlands, the Empire of Jaque DuVall may be the most powerful nation on Averal.
Edaran Nationalists, assisted by Arylish forces have managed to keep a portion of their traditional homeland free of DuVall’s grasp. The seat of the New Church of Heaven remains free, and considers this struggle against Veraunt to be a Holy War.