Riverton is a port city in Korias, Tysan. It sits on the trade road between Hanshire and Middlecross, at the end of the Riverton Narrows. The Ilswater River feeds into the Narrows here with a deep estuary at the river delta. The land between Riverton and Middlecross is mostly flat, with farmsteads and cattle pastures.
Riverton has a walled inner city, with the original citadel built up over seventeen centuries of commerce.
- The harborside section of the city is the haunt of deepwater sailors, filled with three-story tenements, bawdy houses, and dilapidated taverns (such as the Laughing Captain Tavern (on Haymaker's Lane) and the Oyster Taproom).
- A bell founder works on Chandler's Alley and other shops are on Weaver's Alley.
Role in the Story
|Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from multiple books in the series.
Third Age 5648: After restoring the capital in Avenor, Lysaer establishes a shipyard here. Arithon takes up residence as a bard to coordinate plans to steal ships as they are launched, in an effort to provide safe haven for persecuted clansmen threatened with slavery.
Third Age 5654: The shipyard burns to the ground as part of Cattrick and Mearn's conspiracy. Lysaer pledges a crown pension to any workers still loyal and the opportunity to continue working when the shipyard is refounded.