The Unexpected Heir
The Thorn is a colossal tower located in the Realm of the Pure. As the seat of the Purity of the Church of Asthorn and his Council of Virtues, it serves as the de facto seat of government of the Realm of the Pure, and it carries great influence among the nations following the Church. The Purity issues Edicts from a special room in the Thorn, known as the Violet Chamber. The Inquisition also has a sizable headquarters in the Thorn.