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Cadia was a nation located on the eastern continent of the Drenai world. It lay to the south-east of Ventria, beyond the Great River. Cadia had a varied assortment of terrain. There were deserts and mountains near the Ventrian border, and beyond that lay jungles and rivers teeming with crocodiles.[1]

After the Drenai conquest of Ventria, Emperor Skanda launched a campaign to cross the Great River and invade Cadia. The campaign was short-lived, however, as Skanda was betrayed by his top general Prince Malikada during the very first battle. As the Drenai infantry fought the Cadian forces, Skanda signalled for Malikada, who was positioned upon a nearby hill with his cavalry, to flank the enemy from the right.[2] Malikada ordered his troops to remain where they were, and watched as the Drenai army was defeated. After the battle, Skanda was sacrificed in a blood ritual as the second of the Three Kings required to undo the Great Spell and bring the Windborn back from the Void.[3]

References[]

  1. Winter Warriors, Chapter One
  2. Winter Warriors, Chapter Five
  3. Winter Warriors, Chapter Seven
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