Hârn: Brotherhood of the Forest
A feudal Kingdom in southwestern Hârn. Founded in 589 after the collapse of the despotic Theocracy of Tekhos, Kanday is ruled by King Andasin IV from his seat in Dyrisa. Kanday has a tradition of peaceful and enlightened rule, but foreign relations are another matter. The kingdom has been involved in three major wars in the past 60 years mainly because her liberal imperial policies are in direct conflict with Rethem and Tharda. The king dislikes war, but has been unable to halt the ongoing bloody skirmishes between the Laranian Order of the Checkered Shield and the Agrikan Order of the Copper Hook along the Rethemi border. This conflict represents the aftermath of Ezar’s War (682-697) when Kanday defeated Rethem and seized significant territory from the Agrikan order. The coming to power in Rethem of King Chafin III may herald the eventual onset of another full scale war with Kanday. To complicate matters, Kanday recently suffered a defeat during the Kesume War (712-713) at the hands of the Thardic Republic. Andasin’s greatest fear is an alliance between Rethem and Tharda.