Faq Gap

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The Faq Gap is a break in of [[High Mountains]] in the ring of [[Impassable Mountains]] surrounding the [[Kingdom of Faq]].  Through this [[hex]] of [[High Mountains]], (and only through this hex) a group of flying units or mountain-capable units may enter or exit the kingdom. It forms one of the natural choke points into and out of the kingdom. (The other being the [[Tunnels]] through the mountains).
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The Faq Gap is a break of [[High Mountains]] in the ring of [[Impassable Mountains]] surrounding the [[Kingdom of Faq]].  Through this [[hex]] of [[High Mountains]], a group of flying units and possibly mountain-capable units may enter or exit the kingdom. It forms at least one of the natural choke points into and out of the kingdom. (Another being the [[Tunnels]] through the mountains).
This is the site of the [[Second Battle of Faq]], and the path through which [[Stanley the Tool]] entered the kingdom for the [[First Battle of Faq]]
This is the site of the [[Second Battle of Faq]], and the path through which [[Stanley the Tool]] entered the kingdom for the [[First Battle of Faq]]

Revision as of 02:52, 30 October 2009

Proposed Canon

The Faq Gap is a break of High Mountains in the ring of Impassable Mountains surrounding the Kingdom of Faq. Through this hex of High Mountains, a group of flying units and possibly mountain-capable units may enter or exit the kingdom. It forms at least one of the natural choke points into and out of the kingdom. (Another being the Tunnels through the mountains).

This is the site of the Second Battle of Faq, and the path through which Stanley the Tool entered the kingdom for the First Battle of Faq

Speculation

"Jillian informed Ansom that Faq could only be accessed by air, or through tunnels. Unless she was exaggerating, not even Mountain Units like the Western Giants can reach Faq through the Gap on foot, which suggests that the Faq Gap is composed of High Mountains rather than ordinary Mountains. Perhaps mountain capable units can't pass through high mountain hexes on foot (unless they are also tunnelers).

Impassable Mountains are a Terrain Type which cannot be passed even by flying Units. It's clear that there must be at least two places in the Mountains surrounding Faq where fliers can pass, because fliers from Transylvito used to pass through [Faq]] airspace on the way to somewhere else."

Jillian might have been speaking generally, or might not have known about mountain-capable units. However, Jillian traveled widely as a mercenary.

Faq was a completely secret kingdom for a long time. If mountain capable troops could enter Faq at any time, it's more difficult to se how this level of secrecy could be maintained.

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