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Ors is a city on the planet Shis'urna in which Lieutenant Awn was stationed. Ors sits on waterlogged land, extending into a marshy lake on large slabs built atop deep foundations. Green slime grows on anything stationary that the water reaches, and the city is constantly engulfed in the stink of hydrogen sulfide.

Ors is closer in population to a village than a city, although historically it had a larger population and had been a center of trade as well as the capital of a coastal country. Ors had once sat at the mouth of a river, but over the centuries the river had shifted away and at the time of Shis'urna's annexation the city was partially in ruins and the population was only 6,318. Radchaai forces reduced the population further during the annexation, although less so in Ors than in other cities due to head priest Ikkt's immediate offer of surrender.

The city is divided into Upper and Lower city; the Upper city is populated with the Tanmind, while the Lower city by Orsians. The Upper city Tanmind are richer than the Lower city Orsians.

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