Aetoria is the capital of Tierra and is the greatest city in the realm. Prior to the reign of King Edmund II, Aetoria was a quasi-feudal collection of peasant huts and government buildings haphazardly thrown together. Under his rule the city was taken from one barely worthy of the name to the crowning jewel and the Unified Kingdom and assumed its place as one of the greatest cities in the Northern Kingdoms, earning him the moniker of the magnificent.