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|Featured In||Mistborn Era 2|
The most notable feature of Corbeau is a nearby dam that creates a large reservoir near the foot of the Faleast Range. The reservoir provides water that irrigates one of the Basin's largest grain-producing regions.
In 342 PC, the dam in Corbeau was destroyed by a saboteur. This caused dozens of deaths and extensive flooding in the region, such that commodities markets predicted a spike in future grain costs due to the harvest being cut in half. The panic over the impending shortage of grain caused all food to suddenly increase in price, despite the fact that there were reserves that could be released. This added to the turmoil in Elendel, which was already reeling from a labor strike and the murder of Winsting Innate.
Governor Replar Innate's promise to send aid to the region, supported by the Argien-Ohr Financial Circle and Lord Chapmot Heviers, was not well-received by the people that were suffering in Elendel.
Working on a hunch, Marasi Colms investigated the dam breaking incident. She and MeLaan concluded that a local farmer named Johnst who had been tried and executed for sabotaging the dam was actually Bleeder.
|Mistborn Era 2|
The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal
|Characters||Waxillium Ladrian · Wayne · Marasi Colms · Steris Harms · MeLaan · Miles Dagouter · Ranette · Edwarn Ladrian · Bleeder · Claude Aradel · Telsin Ladrian|
|Places||Elendel · Elendel Basin · Roughs · New Seran · Bilming · Malwish Consortium|
|Culture||Survivorism · The Path · Sliverism · Trellism|
|Organizations||The Set · The Vanishers · The Ghostbloods|
|Broadsheets||The Elendel Daily · The House Record · The New Ascendancy · The Two Seasons|
|Era 1 books||Mistborn: The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages |
(The Eleventh Metal · Mistborn: Secret History)
|Era 2 books||The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal |
(Allomancer Jak and the Pits of Eltania)
|Shards||Preservation · Ruin · Harmony|
|History||Classical Scadrial · Final Empire · Catacendre · Elendel · Southern Scadrian|
|Magic||Metallic Arts (Allomancy, Feruchemy, Hemalurgy) · Metalborn · Mistborn · Misting · Savant · Ferring · Twinborn · Compounding · Atium · Lerasium · Harmonium · Trellium|
|Other Media||Mistborn Adventure Game · Mistborn: Birthright · Mistborn film · Mistborn: House War|