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The Imperial Seat is the capital city of the Rose Empire on Sel.
The city rolls across a group of seven large hills. A major faction house tops the outer six hills, while the Rose Palace dominates the central hill. The Sogdian Forest is nearby the city.
The city has a thriving clandestine smuggling trade and underground. Arbiter Frava is aware of its existence and may have dealings with it.