Talabheim is located at the centre of a large crater, made in the prehistoric past by some immense impact, and the land within the rim of this natural barrier is highly fertile. Though the port of Talagaad on the Talabec, the produce of these farms is sent west to Altdorf or to Middenheim by way of the Old Forest Road. The formidable obstacle of the crater wall itself is further bolstered by towers and bastions, some built onto the forest-covered ground, others carved from the rock itself and connected by walkways and galleries beneath the ground. A standing force of many thousands of men is required to garrison the Talabheim wall, but is has never fallen into the enemy.
Talabheim was untouched during the Chaos attack and has been a mecca for refugees fleeing the devastated lands. The city is notorious for strange laws and taxes on everything. Be prepared to cough up some coin before entering the city!
Count Halmut Feuerbach has been missing in action since he led a contingent of troops to aid Karl Franz – many presume he is long dead with emperor. Their is a power vacuum within local politics with Countess Elise Kreigitz-Untern and the nobles holding on to what power they can grasp.