A culture and region of the world of The Demon Cycle. It is the culture of most of the protagonists, so the story is primarily Thesa-centric.
- Nominally all under the protection of the Free Cities...
- Cutter's Hollow
- Tibbet's Brook
- Sunny Pasture
- Shepherd's Dale
- Harden's Grove
- Farmer's Stump
- Cricket Run
- The Duke's Mines (controlled by Fort Miln)
- Oasis of Dawn (largely uninhabited; considered neutral territory)
- The Ruins of Anoch Sun (uninhabited; nominally Krasian)