The Tome of Lore: Table of ContentsSryth™ Expanded Info Entry
The title of "protector" is given to the person responsible for overseeing
the safety (and normally the governing affairs) of a town, village, or city.
In some cases the protectorship can cover a wide area, encompassing several
Many of the towns and cities across the
North Broadlands are governed by councils,
but the protectorship is by no means a rare form of governance.
Protectors are often chosen by the residents of the area which they oversee,
although in some cases they are installed by a remote power (such as a king or
a thane, etc.)