Taldor’s strategy for seizing control of Absalom lies in turning its enemies against one another. Misdirection and psychological warfare are the orders of the day. Taldan missions might involve sparking old enmities between Qadira and Osirion or driving Cheliax and Andoran to rekindle their old war. “Sick the wolf on the tiger and the hunter’s work is done” is an old Taldan saying. After Baron Jacquo Dalsine’s disastrous leadership of the Taldor faction, Lady Gloriana Morilla has taken control and has concentrated efforts on restoring the prestige of the ancient empire, rather than pursuing trinkets.
Goal: Glory Once More
Petty differences and ancient feuds have slowly ground Taldor down from a great polished stone to a whittled nub. The key to restoring the empire’s sense of purpose lies in finding a suitable goal to galvanize Taldor’s splintered factions—an endeavor worthy of rediscovering the nation’s past glory. Lady Gloriana believes seizing the political reins of Absalom is the perfect medicine for the wasting disease deep in Taldor’s bones.