Precis: Fantasy mix of late Byzatine Empire with Atlantis and classic greek period
Conspectus: Despotate of Aegea is a descendant of Aegean Empire, which was the only human-ruled empire during the demonic rule over the Continent. Ruled by Despot Auloios Karantimos IV is a small but prosperous country of elaborate social structure and bureaucracy. Despotate has the most powerfull fleet in the known world. Place of ancient lore and orgin of modern science and thought.
Taste, sound, image: greek folk music, greek mythology, Gene Wolfe's Shadow of the Torturer