Tyrsis is the capital of Arden. It is ruled by a monarchy. The 12 noble houses each hold a seat in parliament. Only nobles can sponsor new laws and vote on them. The king’s vote has veto power and will break a tie. With a consensus, parliament and the king can vote to remove a noble house from parliament. The king then selects a replacement from the minor noble houses. The king is in charge of collecting taxes and funding and commanding the military.
Tyrsis’s major export is linen cloth. It has the largest major textile manufacturary in the world and the largest supply of cotton and wool from the surrounding farms.