The city-state of Pellerno was located on the island of Cissillia on the coast of Hesperia. It was home to the Box, a notorious high security prison. Pellerno was run by a merchant council with an elected head. For a long while, the Lady Amorim was one of the leaders of the council. Lady Amorim was, in fact, a cover identity for Melusine.
The Benado family also had several seats on the merchant council.