Shahren-Dor is an empire located on the eastern peninsula of Asaldur. It rules through military might, with its emperor having ultimate control over what is done. Since military might is so important to Shahren-Dor, the emperor is usually determined through a contest of strength. The country has not seen much mutiny, since anyone may challenge the emperor for his right to rule. Due to this tradition, transitions of power tend to be pretty quiet and aren't uncommon.