Sipani is an independent city-state in the south-west of Styria, to the east of Westport. The city is full of canals, barges, and bridges; reminiscent of Venice. It is known as the City of Fogs, City of Whispers, City of Revels, City of Rogues. The ruler is Chancellor Sotorius, who tries to stayed neutral during the Years of Blood, between Grand Duke Orso of Talins and The League of Eight. Sipani is famous for its celebrations, entertainers, and pleasure houses; as well as killers. It is home to a famous pleasure house known as Cardotti's House of Leisure.