Ties that Bind
Located midway between the coasts of Xiuula and Ovon, this small island nation has long been seen as an ancient and sacred site agreed upon by most to be the birthplace of magic on Tenera. Ancient ruins dot its landscape. Some of these have been repurposed as the backbones of new community structures, while others have been left to collect moss in peace either due to respect or fear.
The people who live on Iba are of various races, primarily Orcs and their Bhuka cousins along with humans and Spirit Folk, who have lived on the island for generations, their customs and history lost to all but them. As such, the island is usually avoided by seafarers aside from taking sanctuary from rough storms in the island’s many coves. The only ones known to venture into the depths of Iba’s jungles and ruins and return safely are the renowned Mythril Eight (see History.