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 Iron Gates is the homeland of the [[Rolle]] dynasty. From the very first days of the empire'​s founding, the Rolles have been in control of Iron Gates, and now, as the imperial dynasty, they have extended their influence throughout Aesedra. The duke of Iron Gates is considered to be the empire'​s foremost noble, third only to the [[Emperor]] and [[Heir Apparent]]. The Rolles have held this post since its creation and the current duke is Duke [[Paulius Rolle]], middle brother of the current emperor. The current [[Council of Prefects|Prefect]] is businessman [[Balande Corrin]]. Iron Gates is the homeland of the [[Rolle]] dynasty. From the very first days of the empire'​s founding, the Rolles have been in control of Iron Gates, and now, as the imperial dynasty, they have extended their influence throughout Aesedra. The duke of Iron Gates is considered to be the empire'​s foremost noble, third only to the [[Emperor]] and [[Heir Apparent]]. The Rolles have held this post since its creation and the current duke is Duke [[Paulius Rolle]], middle brother of the current emperor. The current [[Council of Prefects|Prefect]] is businessman [[Balande Corrin]].
  
-Day to day control of Iron Gates is handled by a stratified bureaucracy with the Duke at the top. Beneath him are an unelected council of ministers (known as the College) who oversee the various aspects of Gatian business life. Added to this are a number of other functionaries who have oversight over the civic police, jails, waterways, agriculture,​ wineries and so on. In practice, the province is ruled much the same way the real life [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Republic_of_Venice|REpublic ​of Venice]] was organised.+Day to day control of Iron Gates is handled by a stratified bureaucracy with the Duke at the top. Beneath him are an unelected council of ministers (known as the College) who oversee the various aspects of Gatian business life. Added to this are a number of other functionaries who have oversight over the civic police, jails, waterways, agriculture,​ wineries and so on. In practice, the province is ruled much the same way the real life [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Republic_of_Venice|Republic ​of Venice]] was organised.
  
 Gatians are a gregarious and confident people, very much aware of the power and prosperity of their homeland. They have vied with neighbouring [[Polatia]] in many matters, including culture, erudition, wines and political clout. Gatians are a gregarious and confident people, very much aware of the power and prosperity of their homeland. They have vied with neighbouring [[Polatia]] in many matters, including culture, erudition, wines and political clout.
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