Dungeons & Dupp (Plus Contrivances)
A glossary of terms unique to the “Dungeons & Dupp” campaign setting.
count/countess: The leader of a county.
county: A major subdivision of a duchy.
death-touched: A state where a creature takes on undead traits despite being alive after being charged with necrotic energy. The resulting “death-touched” creature typically is stronger and more resilient than its base form and its alignment is now Chaotic Evil.
duchy: The largest political subdivision for many Absolamian duchies.
high-reeve: The leader of a shire.
region: A political subdivision for an Absolamian duchy; usually reserved for large swaths of wilderness that have too sparse populations or lack a central authoritative body. Regions are usually the domain of a duke/duchess or are awarded to a noble directly beneath a duke/duchess.
shire: The largest political subdivision of the duchy of Kendervale.
viscount: A median noble title peculiar to Altaria and Salusa.