The Skyland settlement of Bijoux is known for its bucolic way of life and firemelon croissants
High in the Troposphere, orbiting the Equator, The Skylands are a chain of thousands of islands that float due to their Lumite cores. Each Skyland is unique in climate, flora, fauna, and size, with some being so small that only a single person could stand on them, while the largest is over 100 miles wide and long.
Made reachable from the mainland in the last two hundred years due to airship technology, a number of Skylands have been settled, and exploited for resources, though many are still an unknown frontier.
Among the most prominent Skyland settlements is Bijoux. Known for its bucolic way of life and firemelon croissants, Bijoux was originally a colony of the mainland nation of Bastille. Since then, it has developed a unique and diverse culture. Bijoux’s citizens, like Bastille’s, follow the teachings of the Magisterium and are staunchly against the use of magic. Unlike their mainland colonizer though, they tolerate magical creatures and even magical beings, such as elves, as long as they don’t practice magic.
Bijoux maintains peaceful relations with Bastille and the Alliance, and pays its tribute without dispute. In recent times however, just beneath the calm surface of Bijoux, the rumblings of rebellion are starting to grow louder…