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I've had a few questions about the pronunciation of the names in Weaving Man. I thought I'd put together a short glossary here, combined with a bit of a Who's Who.
Eirdon - EAR-dun - the planet, plagued by constant warfare and threatened by a rapidly advancing industrial revolution. Eirdon is where everything happens in the Prophecy Series.
Mordania - more-DANE-ee-uh - an enormous country on Eirdon, landmass approximately the same as Eurasia on Earth, home of the oldest civilization on Eirdon.
Erdahn - ER-dun - capital city of Mordania and oldest city on Eirdon.
Erdstrom - ERD-strum - nearest city to The Shadows.
Leptham - LEPT-hum - seaside resort city on the southern coast of Mordania.
People at The Shadows
Aylam Josirus - AY-lum joe-SIGH-rus - Menders' given names, unused since his childhood except by a very few.
Eiren Spaltz - EAR-ren SPAWLTS - farmer's daughter at The Shadows.
Kaymar Schvalz - KAY-mar SHVAHLZ - Menders' cousin, retired assassin.
Ifor Trantz - EE-for TRAHNTS - Menders' spy networks' "brain".
Rainer Franz - RINE-er FRANZ - Katrin's personal physician and estate doctor for The