Dedicated to the Sultana, and to a partitionless world. —Lost C.
Higher res (legible) versions:
Commissioned and constructed in 6354 A./954 P.R. by Maharaja Singh and Sultana Jannah, this map illustrates the delta territory of Soondesh, a land where love and syncretism flourish despite the presence of divergent worldviews and cultures.
[This is massive in original resolution. If printed it would be ~8x4 feet. The top is in a constructed psuedo-South Asian language written in two scripts. The bottom is an English translation. To preserve open endedness, explanation here ceases. Inquire within for more information about this universe, or my motivations for creating it. It has consumed me.]
Today I opened a door to witness an ape with an arched brow sawing at the corpse of a large pheasant-like creature. Alarmed, I assumed that the bird-folk had attempted an invasion or assault upon my ape hosts, and that they were carrying out a corpse-defilement ceremony in retribution. I prepared for the next wave of assault when my ape hosts laughed at me, and explained the following about High-Ape culture: