"A rich land endowed with the greatest of natural riches and infested with the most dangerous of uncivilized people"
―Cardinal Enrique Domingo Santa Anna.
Known as The Saltlands for their vast untapped troves of the mineral, these badlands are largely unsettled frontier. Inhospitable to widespread human habitation, the Saltlands are inhabited mainly by vicious mutated fauna. Even more dangerous are the tribes of primitive humans mutated to live in this harsh desert who have won with spears and clubs a fierce repuatation for barbarity. Seen as the buffer between the Papal States and the Royal Dominion, the two powers seen as the greatest contenders for unifying Tamaulipas.