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'''Darn Rowan''' is a fortress in the duchy of [[Rowan]] in the hinterlands of [[Nilfgaardian Empire|Nilfgaard]]. The keep was sometimes used to house political prisoners. When "[[False Ciri|Cirilla of Cintra]]" came to Nilfgaard, she was given the title of Princess of Darn Rowan and sent there by [[Emhyr var Emreis]]'s order.
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'''Darn Rowan''' is a fortress in the duchy of [[Rowan]] in the hinterlands of [[Nilfgaardian Empire|Nilfgaard]] and is sometimes used to house political prisoners. The keep is situated over the river valley, on hills forested with evergreen yews which contrast with white limestone [[Wikipedia:Fault scarp|fault scarps]]; the castle itself has towers and pinnacles which shine in the light of the morning sun, looking as if they were ablaze. [[Emhyr var Emreis|Emhyr]] considers the view as alluring and peaceful.<ref name="LotL">''[[The Lady of the Lake]]''</ref>
   
In ''[[Time of Contempt]]'', Emperor [[Emhyr var Emreis]] endowed "[[False Ciri|Cirilla]]" with the title of "Duchess of Rowan and Ymlac" and lady of of the castle of Darn Rowan.
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In ''[[Time of Contempt]]'', Imperator endowed "[[False Ciri|Cirilla]]" with the title of "Duchess of Rowan and Ymlac" and lady of the castle of Darn Rowan and sent her there.
   
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== Notes ==
The castle is also the site of several scenes in ''[[Baptism of Fire]]'', ''[[Wieża Jaskółki]]'' ("Tower of Swallows") and ''[[Pani jeziora]]'' ("The Lady of the Lake").
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The castle is the site of several scenes in ''[[Baptism of Fire]]'', ''[[The Tower of the Swallow]]'' and ''[[The Lady of the Lake]]''.
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== References ==
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Latest revision as of 20:11, 25 January 2017

Fortress or keep

Darn Rowan is a fortress in the duchy of Rowan in the hinterlands of Nilfgaard and is sometimes used to house political prisoners. The keep is situated over the river valley, on hills forested with evergreen yews which contrast with white limestone fault scarps; the castle itself has towers and pinnacles which shine in the light of the morning sun, looking as if they were ablaze. Emhyr considers the view as alluring and peaceful.[1]

In Time of Contempt, Imperator endowed "Cirilla" with the title of "Duchess of Rowan and Ymlac" and lady of the castle of Darn Rowan and sent her there.

Notes[]

The castle is the site of several scenes in Baptism of Fire, The Tower of the Swallow and The Lady of the Lake.

References[]