Zhelezo

Zhelezo
Depiction of a Clovis Concord Zhelezo, by Anna Veltkamp from Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 49.[art 1]
Organizational information
TypeLaw enforcement
Membership
Total members5,200 (in 835 PD)[1]
Relationships
AllegiancesClovis Concord

The Zhelezo are the city guard in the towns and islands of the Clovis Concord. They are less uniformly clothed and equipped than the Crownsguard, but exhibit a distinct trend toward wearing shades of blue and green, as opposed to the deep red shades common to imperial troops of the Dwendalian Empire. The Zhelezo are allowed to customize their armor individually.[2] Zhelezo are stationed to control entry into the city gates. They also patrol harbors and docks for illegal activity.

Known Zhelezo[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • The word "zelezo"(želě̀zo) is Proto-Slavic word for "iron" (modern Czech & Slovak "železo", Russian "желе́зо/želézo", Polish "żelazo" - all meaning "iron" in respective languages); the connection between "iron" and "guard" is rather suggestive, especially since the word "irons" is used as a synonym for "chains/shackles" in English and the Latin equivalent, "ferrum" is used as a synonym for "sword" in many (especially poetic) contexts.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, Chapter 2: "Factions and Societies", p. 43.
  2. "The Ruby and the Sapphire" (2x33) at 47:54.
  3. Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, Chapter 5: "Adventures in Wildemount", p. 214.

Art

  1. Depiction of a Clovis Concord Zhelezo, by Anna Veltkamp from Explorer's Guide to Wildemount, p. 49. This file is unofficial Fan Content permitted under the Wizards of the Coast Fan Content Policy. Not approved/endorsed by Wizards. Portions of the materials used are property of Wizards of the Coast. ©Wizards of the Coast LLC.