In-World

In-World

In-World is the heart of All-World, where Gilead once lay before its fall.

  • Barony of Cressia, west of New Canaan, was the first to fall to John Farson and his rebels. The gunslingers of New Canaan fought him there, but failed to contain him.
  • Barony of New Canaan is the innermost barony, and home of Roland Deschain and the gunslingers. Center of the light and of civilization. Its capital city was Gilead. New Caanan, with Gilead, was destroyed in a beam-quake like the one described in Song of Susannah.
    • Gilead was the barony seat of New Caanan, capital of the Affiliation, and the hub of In-World. The city was constructed by Arthur Eld to include several defensive measures such as being surrounded by a defensive wall, as well as concealed spike traps and mechanical blades. Gilead’s feudal government ruled much of In-World and Mid-World. Gilead was eventually razed by John Farson and his rebels.
  • Eld was the country ruled by Arthur Eld twenty-nine generations before the time of Roland. The current territory of Eld consists of the northwestern portion of the Affiliation.
  • Kingdom of Delain is a country of In-World featured in King’s novel The Eyes of the Dragon and mentioned briefly in the Dark Tower novels. This country was ruled by puppets of the evil wizard Flagg for many years.

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