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House Meles Guide

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HAIL AND WELL MET!

Welcome! Are you new to House Meles or touring our beautiful protectorate?   Let us show you around so you can learn about the chill Melesian badger and badger kith culture and catch up on our lore.
by SRF+MJ
 

GET TO KNOW THE BADGER HOUSE

   

by SRF + MJ

Glad to have you here! I'm one of the Meles Librarians.   Meles is currently a Minor House, which means our house supports a major house (and we add to their word count) during Game of Tomes events. These events include Tourney of Tales in April and July, and the Word Wars (aka Game of Tomes) in November.   (Full event rules are at the Game of Tomes homepage.)   Below is a quick rundown of our Protectorate and some of Melesians you may see around our capital. There are links for continued reading, should you wish to dive deeper.   Be sure to snag one of the goodies at the front desk.
 
House Meles Quick Facts
 
The Kingdom

Our House

House Meles, is a constitutional monarchy ruled by the Meles Trifecta. Our king or queen is called The Great Badger.   Melesians welcome beings of all species as citizens and we tend to be a mellow lot. We value hard work and everyone having a voice, via the Allthing Protectorate-wide meetings. When you join, creature companions—much like a pet—may seek you out and ask you to care for them.  

Meles Minor House Crest by Shyredfox

Our crest colors show off our forest origins. We aren't afraid to dig in and "badger through" our writing goals.  

The Region

The territory of the Meles Protectorate includes the pre Word War US states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the up of Michigan.   In March 2024 we moved from being a major house to a minor one. There were big changes to our borders with the Meles Ailurus Treaty of 2024.  

The Capitol

Windy Willows "The Den" is the seat of government. It's located in an underground city set by a stunning mountain lake.
Notable Melesians

Our Leader - the Regent

(Our King and his Consort are currently MIA, so their Heir—Prince Gala—has taken up the Regent mantle)
 

King & Consort

(Where abouts currently unknown)
Great Badger Darth Nikolas
Realm of Music  

Seneschals - 2nd in Command

Purpleheart
ShyRedFox
 

Brocktrees - Royal Guard

(led by Captain Purpleheart)
 

Librarians - Lore Keepers

ShyRedFox
   
Travel Warnings
  None at this time. Updates from the Protectorate and GoT Verse will be posted to this page.


 

Lingo You'll Hear Meles Citizens Using


 

Recommended Vacation Destinations

(More articles coming soon including our Literomantic and STEM universities and other major points of interest)  

End of the Tour

by SRF+MJ
Now that the official tour is complete, you're welcome to explore the rest of our protectorate. Below is a selection of readings that may interest you.   Remember to keep an eye on the travel warnings section from the GoT Verse notification system, especially when the zombie undead hordes are active around November.
 

Ready for More Indepth Reading?

Feel free to peruse the library articles with the "Meles" tag.  
AllThing
Tradition / Ritual | Apr 10, 2024
Badger Day - Badger Trust Fundraiser
Generic article | Apr 10, 2024
Batman Meles
Character | Apr 10, 2024
Brocktrees
Military Formation | May 24, 2024

Royal Guard for House Meles

Clawdia
Character | Apr 10, 2024

A spunky European badger with a purple back coat and wings from the House Meles baby badgers

Darth Nikolas
Character | Apr 10, 2024
Erin Righ
Character | Apr 10, 2024
House Meles
Organization | Apr 12, 2024
House Meles Guide
Generic article | Apr 15, 2024

Interested in joining Meles? Or new to the Badger House? We have a guide to help you learn about the house and get caught up on the lore quickly.

Jellybean Meles
Character | Apr 10, 2024
LauraRoseAllan
Character | Apr 10, 2024
Lord Galakrond
Character | Apr 10, 2024
Meles Ailurus Treaty of 2024
Document | Apr 10, 2024

A mutually beneficial exchange of territory between the two houses.

Meles Malrani
Item | Apr 10, 2024
Meles Protectorate
Geographic Location | Apr 10, 2024

The territory of the warm and hospitable population of House Meles

Missi Meles
Character | Apr 10, 2024
Monkey Meles
Character | Apr 10, 2024
Purpleheart
Character | Apr 13, 2024
Realm of Music
Character | Apr 10, 2024
Salem Meles
Character | Apr 10, 2024
ShyRedFox
Character | Apr 10, 2024

Seneschal for House Meles and Oyabun for the Self Care Mafia

Stormy
Character | Apr 10, 2024
Stormy the mini Tiger
Character | Apr 10, 2024
The Fall of House Meles
Military Conflict | Apr 10, 2024
The Great Badger
Rank/Title | Apr 10, 2024
The Mother of Badgers
Plot | Apr 10, 2024
Two Man River
Prose | Apr 10, 2024
Windy Willows "The Den"
Building / Landmark | Apr 14, 2024

Capital of the Meles Protectorate and Home of the Badger Royalty

Woodland Family Alliance
Organization | Apr 10, 2024
Xantos Meles
Character | Apr 10, 2024
ZoeTheWriter
Character | Apr 10, 2024

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