So help out a newcomer to Glorantha. Make sure I have this straight in my head-- The Zola Fel river valley, AKA River of Cradles has three broad regions:
1. Northern stretch, centered around Pavis/Big Rubble. Sartartite/Pavis urban culture mostly.
2. Central region, "Sun County", culturally Yelmalian.
3. Southern Region. Page 126 of "Runequest: Roleplaying in Glorantha" says the lower valley had been settled by Lunar farmers, but this colony was destroyed around 1625.
When the Lunar Governor Sor Eel was recalled to Dragon Pass most of the hungry army went with him, having requisitioned all the food they could lay their hands on. Count Solanthos rebuffed Sor Eel’s attempts at a levy in Sun County, but most of Pavis County and virtually all of the Grantlands were picked clean, causing great suffering.
Refugees from the countryside fled to the towns, compounding the problems for the authorities. The Sun Dome Temple was inundated with hu