The most powerful riding in Armada, ruled by the Lovers, who essentially dictate the course of the entire Armada. It is Garwater which spearheads Armada's effort to raise a large sea creature called an Avanc.

It borders Shaddler, Booktown, Jhour (maybe?) and Curhouse, sharing Croom Park's floral menagerie with the last.

Good behavior is maintained by loosely organized sash-wearing "yeomanry" who tend to enforce the law by lash. (Dictatorial but not totalitarian, its political system has been described as "absolutist benevolence".)