There is a new off-map power, a major power, to the east of the Flanaess.
It is the Sky League of the Isle of the Phoenix.
It has a Power Level of 22.
It is unclaimed, and up for grabs.
The Isle of the Phoenix was colonized long ago by Oeridian adventurers who sailed far out into the Solnor Ocean east of the continent.
Over the many centuries since, they have evolved into flight.
The problem of their isolation was the impetus for this.
Flight magic was extensively studied, and increasingly perfected.
Eventually, they created small ships that could fly.
Then, they created very large ships that could fly.
Finally, they created Flying Citadels.
However, this approach to flying proved to be too costly and cumbersome in the end.
Although they maintained (and still maintain) fleets of flying ships and a few Flying Citadels, they altered their research into another field.
Into turning themselves into a winged people.
And they succeeded.
It took over a hundred years to learn the secrets of how to do it, but they finally achieved their goal.
All the people of the Isle of the Phoenix are winged.
The elves who came with the Oeridians, became like the avariel.
The descendants of the few dwarves, gnomes, and halflings that went on that fateful mission of colonization became winged beings.
As they honed and perfected their lore, they imbued themselves with very great strength of flight, until they could soar like eagles, dive like hawks, and move along at great speeds for long periods of time.
Their bodies became more accustomed to the discomforts of pressure changes, and they became a much more hardy people in general.
Now, they venture even to the coast of the Flanaess, to visit or for trade, with their great flying ships and Flying Citadels.
These are invariably guarded by a small army of flying humans and demihumans who, when they finally tire, rest on the ship or Citadel.
To date, nobody has obtained from them the secret of how they have done this.
The Sky League of the Isle of the Phoenix cannot give away the secret of turning a people into a winged people.
If a Power obtains the ability to cast 11th level magic, it can - over several turns - change all of it's people to winged people (it would take about 4 turns even for them.)
The Sky League can give away the secrets of flying ships and Flying Citadels.
Any Power that receives this secret can now transport it's entire army to anywhere else in the world (as if they had mastered 10th level magic) on the Turn AFTER they receive the secret, and from then on.
Any Power that receives the secret secondhand can also transport all of it's army on the Turn following the Turn in which they received the secret secondhand.
Anyone conquering the Sky League of the Isle of the Phoenix immediately gains their secrets of flying ships and Flying Citadels, but not the secrets of changing a people into a winged people.