Welton, sometimes referred to as Wilton, is the capital of Apple Federation.[1] Apple's government is located here, as well as the headquarters for the Amphithea Group[2] and major Apple groups such as the Apple Federation Apparel Group[3] and Mercury Bank.[4] It is known as a place where you can buy any clothing that is in style.[5]

History Edit

Welton was named after President Welton, the first president.[5]

Before the year 668, the chairman of the Apple Apparel Group, Chairman Schiller, designed a beautiful dress called White Blossom for his wife. In the City Square of Welton, he dedicated the dress to her one night. All of the lights in Welton went out, and the white cherry blossom trees shone in the starlight, reflecting on the dress.[6]

Once, during pursuit of a criminal, a member of the police named Doris shot a high-voltage cable while trying to pursue a criminal and inadvertently caused a blackout throughout the entire city.[7]

In the year 680, Reid and Charles held an auction called the White Blossom Banquet in Welton, showcasing the dress White Blossom. Kimi attended in disguise with Nikki, Momo, and Bobo, and during the auction the White Blossom was stolen.[8] After the theft, the Apple Federal police arrived and questioned the people at the banquet for evidence, but no trace of the dress could be found.[9]

Nikki and her friends decided to try and locate Joe, who they hoped could provide some answers. As they were walking, they heard sirens from another street and a helicopter traveling between buildings. The helicopter landed next to the Apple Apparel Group's head building. They went to investigate, and Sofia got out and gave Kimi White Blossom in a suitcase. Sofia revealed that Hiber had been hired by Reid to steal the dress, but that she had stolen it back from Hiber.[10]

In the Apple Apparel Group building, Kimi discovered that her father had not been kidnapped, but rather had been sent to Losol by Charles. Charles and Reid arrived, and Kimi nearly got shot by a notorious assassin named Shade.[11] Orlando faced off against Shade, but recognized him as his best friend from military academy, Flynn. Charles made a last effort to escape with White Blossom, but Shade killed him, took the dress, and left.[12]

Midnight Escape Event Edit

A thief called Curt rumored to steal secrets and hearts was predicted to appear in Welton one night. Welton's police began to look for Curt, but their Search Officer Doris went missing. Orlando assisted the Welton police department in trying to find her while leaving Nikki and her friends in the city.[13]

Bobo wanted to meet Curt, and in their search for him they came across Gray Raven, who claimed to know where Curt was. They started to follow him, but Orlando appeared, saying that Doris had captured Curt. Gray Raven quickly escaped via helicopter, telling them that Curt could not be contained. After he left, they found out that Doris actually ran off with Curt.[13]

Locations Edit

City Square Edit

City Square is Welton's hub of activity, located in the center of the city. It has a huge glass dome,[5] a large screen,[13][14] and white cherry blossom trees.[6] There is also a modern street lined with many shops, all competing for attention. It's considered a dream of many designers to have their designs showcased here.[5]

Chairman Schiller of the Apple Apparel Group dedicated the dress White Blossom to Kimi's mother in City Square. All of the lights in Welton went out, and she wore the dress there in the night, with the white cherry blossoms shining in the starlight.[6] The words "Lifetime Love" are also carved in City Square.[15]

During the Midnight Escape event, Curt hijacked the screen in City Square to announce a plot to steal hearts.[13]

Rawding Academy Edit

Rawding Academy is a design school that is considered the best in Apple Federation. Many notable designers and stylists attended, including Kimi.[16] Other students that attended include Irene and Kevin, Kimi's classmates. Reid also served as the senior design director during Kimi's last year there, year 678.[17]

Rawding Academy hosts a design gallery and a graduation ceremony every year to honor the designs of its students. Nikki, Momo, Bobo, Kimi, and Reid all attended the ceremony in the year 680.[16][18] The ceremony also includes a fireworks show, a tradition that began in the year 678.[18]

Children's House Edit

The Children's House is likely an orphanage and school located in Welton. It is run by a woman named Amanda.[19] During her career, Lady Crescent spent a lot of time volunteering there. Around Christmastime each year until the year 668, she, Schiller, and Kimi went to visit and help out with decorating and fireworks, and Lady Crescent baked cakes for the children.[15]

After Lady Crescent's passing, Kimi continued to visit the Children's House when she had time and kept up a friendship with the children there.[19]

Hosa Edit

Hosa is a famous art neighborhood in Welton, known as the "pearl of Welton".[20] It's a gathering place for young artist and contains many galleries and studios, and the walls there are graffitied with characteristic patterns.[5] Joe owns an outdoors art gallery with an office in Hosa, where he hid in order to prevent from being kidnapped in the year 680.[3]

Library Edit

The Welton City Library is the largest library in all of Apple. According to Debbie, it is open all year to the public and is always kept well-stocked.[21]

Design Summit Edit

The Design Summit is a venue that showcases up-and-coming stars.[5]

Welton Hotel Edit

The Welton Hotel is a resplendent hotel which hosts an annual charity banquet attended by political and commercial elites. In the year 680, Kimi hosted the event in order to talk with politicians who could help save her father.[22]

Additional Locations Edit

  • Head office of Amphithea News[2]
  • Head office of Apple Apparel Group[23]
  • Mercury Bank[4]
  • Main store of a sub-brand of Apple Apparel Group[24]
  • Park called Street Park[13]
  • Suburb with a garden containing magnolias and moonlight flowers[25]
  • Dessert house[26]
  • Combination inn and restaurant in Welton owned by Lu Yinian, in addition to the Moon Inn in Long Street[27]
  • Subway system[28]
  • Baseball field[10]
  • Airport[29]

Name by Server Edit

Version Name/Transliteration
International International (English) Welton
Chinese Flag China (Simplified) 威尔顿 (Wēi ěr dùn)
Taiwanese Flag Hong Kong Flag Macau Flag Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau (Traditional) 威爾頓 (Wēi ěr dùn)
Japanese Flag Japan ウィルトン (U~iruton)
Korean Flag South Korea 윌턴 (Wilteon)
Singapore Flag Southeast Asia (English) Welton

Gallery Edit

References Edit

  1. Time Diary
  2. 2.0 2.1 17-Side Story 1 The Lost Oracle
  3. 3.0 3.1 17-3 Shadow on Brick Street
  4. 4.0 4.1 Dreamland - Kimi/Brilliant Start Point#Dawn Awakening
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Around the World
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 17-2 Eris' Kiss
  7. City Under Curfew
  8. 17-9 To Disperse Love Songs
  9. 18-3 Welton's Night
  10. 10.0 10.1 18-4 Trace White Blossom!
  11. 18-8 Lie and Truth
  12. 18-9 The gun under Morning Star
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 Midnight Fly
  14. Dream Starlight
  15. 15.0 15.1 Dreamland - Kimi/Time Sparkle#White Blossom Vows
  16. 16.0 16.1 Dreamland - Kimi/Time Sparkle#Star of the Future
  17. Dreamland - Kimi/Time Sparkle#Try to Compromise
  18. 18.0 18.1 Dreamland - Kimi/Time Sparkle#Midnight Glow
  19. 19.0 19.1 Dreamland - Kimi/Time Sparkle#Childhood Fireworks
  20. Jazz Short Hair
  21. 18-S2 Bookish Debbie
  22. Dreamland - Kimi/Brilliant Start Point#Slim Hope
  23. 18-5 Masked Thief
  24. Dreamland - Kimi/Time Sparkle#The White Lie
  25. Moonlight Garden
  26. Romantic Affection
  27. 17-S1 Cloud Delicacy
  28. Melody of Whale
  29. Dreamland - Kimi/Brilliant Start Point#Brilliant Triumph
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