The Mountain Kingdom is realm located to the west of the Six Duchies and north of Chalced. The Mountain Kingdom is not a "true kingdom" but a loose confederation of many tribes and nomads ruled by a "Sacrifice", a sort of servant-leader. The tradition of Sacrifice began with one woman who functioned as a sort of a judge or wise woman; able to settle disputes between the varying tribes of the mountains. The Sacrifice lives in the city of Jhaampe, the capital of the Mountain Kingdom. The word Sacrifice is taken quite literally when referring to the Sacrifice of the Mountain Kingdom, with numerous occurrences throughout their history of various Sacrifices giving up everything, even their own lives, to serve and protect their people. A prevalent people living in the area are Chyurda.