Commonly known as the old world, Is commonly believed to be the cradle of civilization. The eastern half of the continent is mostly desert and badlands, home to the empire of Al'ummat Alttanin. Al'ummat Alttanin is the great dragon born nation whose traders and merchant princes are known the world over. The Zahar Syd mountains are a great land barrier seperating Al'ummat Alttanin from the nations of the east collectivly known as the Zhihui de Ryn. Not much is known of the Zhihui de Ryn other than their culture has evolved almost completely seperated from the rest of the world and they appear to be very isolationistic.