In the centre of it all is The Hearthlands, the capital of the pact and home to a large trading hub, Ancient’s gate the region's capital. It has another claim to fame as it possess inside itself the centre most settlement, Ashwood Fells. It is mostly grassland with a fair hill zones and a large mountain range dub the shatter spine mountains, the capital city is located within these mountains. The reason for it being the seat of the pact is it’s the most accessible region out of them all with but a month's travel at most to venture to the capital.