Country on the southwestern shore of Grania, led by a conclave of three queens and two kings, each representing one of the five formerly independent states of the region.

Typically lean, dark people. They wear their hair in tight locks, intricately woven into knotted crowns. Their sex and gender can be difficult to identify.

Aaldians leave their country only to trade, they do not travel[1] Known for their love of mathematics.


  1. Hurley, Kameron. Empire Ascendant. New York: Angry Robot, 2015. Printed.