Vrella is the capital city of the duchy of Maherion. The city itself sits astride the Gavron River, making it very defensible. During the Keltic war, is was besieged by the Keltic army, but held out and indirectly caused the fall of the kingdom of Kelt.
Vrella is patrolled by a significant city guard, which has a totally different command structure than the Maherion army. Visitors to the city are required to peace bond their weapons, or purchase a permit to be allowed to carry weapons. Part of the process requires an interview by one of the guard captains. If the interview is passed, a badge is cast that is unique to the person, and has the expiration date of the pass cast on it.