One of the
services operated and maintained by the King. The Mail can
package, up to 5lbs in weight, anywhere in the kingdom within fifteen
to thirty days at the most.
seems like an extrordinarily long time it must be remembered that
Velitrium is not densely populated, the road network in most places is
poor at best and despite the best efforts of the army, militia,
Avengers, Rangers and Watch, there are many places that are not safe.
With this in mind it must also be added that the time period of fifteen
to thirty days represents mailing a packet from the Wall that is bound
for the Gates of Nygg. Most other journeys are considerably shorter.
A packet from
Rannoch to Velitrium City or Glenluce takes perhaps three days.
Glenluce to the capitol usually two. Velitrium to Drunmore three days.
have mail pickup, by mounted courier, every week to ten days. This is
taken to the next largest town where a Mail Coach will pass through
every five to seven days. These coaches generally take the mail to the
nearest major city where it is sorted and sent on to the town closest
to the packet's final destination. From there a mounted courier takes
it on to the village if that is required. Delivery is to the Postal
Clerk in the village. He, or she, holds it until called for.
In addition to
mounted couriers and Coaches, the mail service maitains a number of
pole boats to operate up and down the rivers as well as half a dozen
small ships for crossing Lake Adrin. Because much of the delivery is by
horseback packages larger than five pounds must be sent by private
Up to 1oz
2oz to 4oz
5oz to 8oz
9oz to 15oz
1lb to 2lb
2lb1oz to 3lb $15.00
3lb1oz to 4lb $20.00
4lb1oz to 5lb $25.00
Willfully interfering with the delivery of
the Mail is considered an act of Treason