Heima: The Ninth Kostir Heima: Challenge to the Crown

Heima utilizes a distinct series of measurements for items such as height, weight, and time.

Here is a list of the different measurements of time:
A turn - equivalant to a day.
A cycle - around a month.
A harvest - about a year.

For weight, the common measurement is a coin, a half-stone, and a stone. A coin is approximately an ounce, a half-stone is 3 pounds and a stone is 6 pounds. The distance used in Heima is a league, which is approximately 3 miles. Height is measured by a measurement known as a hand. It is 4 inches.

It is important to understand the average heights of the people of Heima in order to understand the motivations of our characters. Included below are the average racial heights and the heights of our main characters.

Princess Astir Jofurrsdotter is 15 hands tall, which is exactly 5 feet tall.

Vindiri women stand between 15 1/2 and 16 hands tall (5'2"-5'4").

Vindiri men stand between 16 1/2 and 17 hands tall (5'6"-5'8").

Vatune women stand between 15 1/2 hands and 16.5 hands tall (5'2"-5'6").

Vatune men stand between 16 and 17 hands tall (5'4"-5'8").

Queen Drottni Konungirsdotter is 17 hands tall (5'8").

Aldarnari women stand between 16 1/2 and 17 hands tall (5'6"-5'8").

Aldarnari men stand between 17 and 17 1/2 hands tall (5'8"-5'10").

Daell Skeidsson stands slightly under 18 hands tall, which is 6 feet tall.

Jordling women stand between 17 and 17 1/2 hands tall (5'8" - 5'10').

Jordling men stand between 19 and 20 hands tall (6'4"-6'8").