Painted Plain
Ruby territory
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People of D'Or
People of Broome

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Chronological information
First appearance

The Lake of Tears

Last appearance

Secrets of Deltora

Location on map
Map of Ruby territory
Ruby territory is a territory in the east of Deltora. It is the easternmost territory in Deltora and is bordered by Opal territory to the west and Topaz territory to the south. Ruby territory is home of the Ralads and of many foreigners from other islands, such as the people of Broome and the people of D'Or.[1]

Tribe Edit

Main article: Ralad (tribe)

Ruby Territory is home to the Ralad Tribe, who are characterised by their short stature, blue-grey skin, red hair, and black eyes. Ralads are peaceable, private folk who are master architects. They have a great love for music, nature, and building.[2][1]

Capital Edit

Main article: Raladin

The capital of Ruby Territory is Raladin. The Ralads' city is secluded and its location is not known to many outsiders. Raladin is a peaceful city of round brick dwellings and outlying gardens centred around a pool or fountain.[2][1]

Gem Edit

Main article: Ruby

The Ruby territory's gem is the Ruby. Red as blood, the gem is the symbol of happiness. It grows pale in the presence of evil, or when misfortune threatens its wearer. It also wards off evil spirits, and is an antidote to snake venom.[2]

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The Painted Plain Edit

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References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Rodda, Emily. Secrets of Deltora. Scholastic Australia. 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Rodda, Emily. The Lake of Tears. Scholastic Australia. 2001.

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