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Set in a modern day world and based in France, Argent Doublure's world encompasses all sorts of preternatural races. You can be anything you want here; mermaid, fairy, werewolf, vampire, or your normal old human. The world has a silver lining, between the world of humanity and the world of fantasy. Most humans are completely unaware of the preternatural that live among us, but who knows.

Once you encounter the preternatural, you will never be the same. So which side of the silver lining will you side on? Unaware Bliss or Deadly Knowledge?



Here on Argent Doublure, you are welcome to create any type of character you want however you want. There is really no limit to your creativity here. Even your own made species can be used here if you wish. We are a character driven plot, with mini plots on the site, and are always looking to increase your development as a writer and as your character. If you have any questions, you can attack our cbox or join and PM the administration!



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 Lyon, France, All about Lyon
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Lyon France

Lyon is a city in the east-central part of France between Paris and Marseille. The city was named after the Celtic God Lugoves. Lyon forms the largest conurbation in France, consisting of a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas.

The city is best known for its historical and architectural landmarks. It is also known as an important area for the production of silk and then modernized history of cinema.

One of the best known things about Lyon is the famous light festival which occurs on December 8th and last for 4 days, earning Lyon the title of Capital of Lights.




Climate

Oceanic/Mediterranean climate

Lyon lies in the broad transition zone between the temperate oceanic climates of northern France and the subtropical Mediterranean climates to the south. Lyon has warm summer temperatures that are warmer than the typical oceanic climates. In contract, Lyon doesn't have winter rainfall or cool summers temps. During the winter, it can get as cold as 37.8 degrees f and warmest at 71.6 degrees F. Precipitation is adequate year around at an average of 32.7 inches, but the winters are usually the driest.



Culture

Frenchified City

One of the biggest cultural traditions in Lyon is the Festival of Lights, in celebration to the Virgin Mary, who had saved the city from a deadly plague in the middle ages. The event places candles in their windows and has large scale light shows.

As stated, Lyon is a big place for historical and cultural places, such as the church of Saint Francis of Sales and the Opera Nouvel. Both of these places have been protected and preserved throughout history. One of the oldest museums is the African Museum of Lyon, situated in Lyon. There are many other museums around Lyon as well, though, to show off its history. Due to its history, Lyon is also the designated site for the UNESCO World Heritage site since 1998.

Lyonnaise cuisine is very renowned. It’s known as the capital of gastronomy, or traditional French cuisine. This reputation also comes with the fact that two of France’s best known wine-growing regions are near Lyon. Such traditions like Rosette lyonnaise, andouilette, and fromage blanc are found around here.

Just as well, sports is a big deal among the people of Lyon. Such things as football, rugby, and ice hockey are home here. All these teams compete in prestigious legs and look to be world champions.




Major Attractions

What to see

Here is a list of special attractions in Lyon.
  • Cathedral of St. John
  • Vieux Lyon
  • Amphitheatre of the Three Gauls
  • African Museum of Lyon
  • La Sucriere
  • Parc de la Tete d'Or
  • Jardin botanique de lyon
  • Rouge Tendance
  • La Tour Rose
  • Villa Florentine
  • First Revolution
  • Boston Cafe
  • Le Complexe du Rire
  • Gonzo Bar
  • Beau Rivage Hotel
  • Camping Indigo International Lyon
  • Information located at Wikipedia
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