Citadel of Dusk

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The Citadel of Dusk is located at the southern tip of Lustria (lower left).

The Citadel of Dusk, sometimes called Citadel of Sunset[1b][1c][2b][2c][4b], is a High Elf outpost in the Anurell Peninsula located in the southern tip of Lustria [1a][2a][3][4a], a site of tremendous strategic importance. It was established in 1218 IC by order of Morvael the Impetuous in the 97th year of his reign[1c][2c][4b].

The citadel is reportedly an impossibly tall and needle-thin structure whose foundations in fact pre-date High Elf civilisation [6]. Its main feature is its large seaport, which harbours a large High Elf fleet[6].

It's unclear if the Citadel of Dusk is a full-fledged colony or a major military outpost. In either case it enables the High Elf navy to patrol, protect and ultimately control the western sea trade routes to Cathay and Nippon[6][1b][2b] and to suppress any raids of the Dark Elf Corsairs in this region.

An unexpected Lizardmen army aided the local High Elf garrison in repelling a major Dark Elf raid in 2349 IC[5].

The realms, colonies & outposts of the High Elves
Realms of Ulthuan Eataine - Caledor - Tiranoc - Shadowlands - Chrace - Cothique - Yvresse - Ellyrion - Avelorn - Saphery
Nearby Isles The Isles - Isle of the Dead - Island of the Flame - Shifting Isles
Colonies & outposts Arnheim - Citadel of Dusk - Fortress of Dawn - Gates of Calith