Aldebaran is a peaceful town build on the norther end of the Rune-Midgarts Kingdom, near the border to the Republic of Schwarzwald. However, as it was built to the north of the Asgard mountain range, they belongs to neither government. It is home to the Alchemist's Guild and the Kafra Headquarters.
The entrance, a beautiful canal that surrounds a clock tower, adds to the quaint environment of this small town. Aldebaran is famous for attracting alchemists who wish to further research this strange science. It is also known for its beautiful windmills.
It is said that the promised land always lied on the other side of a wilderness. If any one city can testify to that, it is undoutedly Aldebaran. To the north of the city lie desolate, rocky plains, while to the south is the unforgiving Mt. Mjolnir, a rugged mountain teeming with aggressive insects, plants, and beasts of jotunn proportions. However, situated in a basin between, the city of Aldebaran is a welcome respite for travelers heading north into the Schwarzwald Republic or south into the Kingdom of Rune-Midgarts. A light, verdant, tranquil city of water, the city boasts a singular beauty and splendor that revals even that of Lighthalzen.
Known as the city of canals, the majority of Aldebaran is indeed constructed around the waterways, using them for power, drinking water, and urban landscaping. In addition, a system of beautiful windmills dots the city's skyline, turning lazily in the mountain breeze. The scent of plant life, the crisp clean air, and the overall formal beauty of the city make it a well-known tourist city. It is here, also, that the Alchemist Guild makes its home, attacting many individuals from all over the world who wish to further research this strange science.
Points of Interest
- Clock Tower
The city itself, however, would not even exist were it not for the Kafra Corporation. Many years ago, Kafra Corp. relocated its headquarters to the area in such a way that it purposely rests on the borders of the Schwarzwald Republic, Glastheim, and the Rune-Midgarts Kingdom. Over the next thousand years, the current city was built in gradual phases, only reaching its completion recently. Since that time, it has remained as an oasis amongst the rugged landscape. A god-send to all those too poor to travel otherwise.