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  • Eastmere

    This town on the [[Silver River]] was the largest settlement in the immediate area, with a population of 2500 before the Silence came. 132 survived the first month. All survivors currently reside in the [[Mithril Quarter]], on the northeast riverbank, …

  • Camedge

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/219731/farm-Camedge.jpg(Camedge)! Farm on the Mithril Road running north from [[Eastmere]] where they grow oats and raise sheep. After the Silence the farm had been overrun by [[Zombies]] …

  • Stilham

    This village was constructed on the banks of the [[Potolph River]] at the end of a pass through the hills, near a site holy to [[Afghar]], God of Earth and Sea. The site is marked by seven great stone figures which could almost be statues, though legend …

  • Brassport

    "!(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/222511/Brassport_small.png(Brassport small)!":http://sherohman.org/~dave/sw/img/Brassport.png Originally settled on the shores of the [[Susham Bay]] by [[Kherada]] colonists from the far …

  • Close Inn

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/219941/Close_Inn.jpg(Close inn)! Inn just outside of [[Eastmere]] on the [[Stilham]] road. They also raise bees and dairy cows and support a small archery shop. Large building: The …

  • Elderone

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/220142/Elderone.jpg(Elderone)! Farming hamlet on the road from [[Eastmere]] to [[Brassport]], along the [[Silver River]]. Primary products are wheat, flour, and beef. In the time since the …

  • Osgal's Mill

    !(media-item-align-center)http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/220167/Osgals_Mill.jpg(Osgals mill)! Hamlet growing apples and wheat along the [[Silver River]], upstream of [[Eastmere]]. 1) Sacred Church of [[Sahin]] 11) The Tuckered Turtle Inn. …

  • Adanur's Arbor

    This was once a holy site of [[Adanur]], goddess of the forests, but businesses sprang up to service visiting pilgrims and the local forest became farmland. Pilgrims still visit, though many believe that Adanur has forsaken the area.

  • Alcott's Grave

    Alcott's Grave is the site of a well-fortified lighthouse or a castle with a lighthouse, depending on how you look at it. Either way, it has been home to a garrison of 200 men (and their families) defending the sea approach to [[Eastmere]] and [[Brassport …

  • Axdale Temple

    Home to 40 templars of [[Elrak]], God of Battle. The temple was established several centuries ago by victorious templars after they defeated the great dragon [[Hispion]].

  • Bitterwood

    (Not visible on the current map. Located on the north shore of the lake near [[Scargrove]].) Known primarily as the producer of the best mead in the region, brewed from honey produced by the village's unique breed of battle bees.

  • Drakov's Tower

    Originally settled by servants to the wizard [[Drakov]] and their extended families. Drakov himself hasn't been seen for at least a century, but his tower still stands on the coast to the south of the village and receives few visitors aside from boys …

  • Elrak's Abbey

    A monastery dedicated to the warrior-monks of [[Elrak]], masters of all weapons. They are supported by the region's best weaponsmiths and great heroes who fall in Elrak's service are brought here for burial.

  • Emerald Haven

    Smaller and more exposed than [[Brassport]], Emerald Haven passed its peak long ago, but it is still known for its expert jewelcrafters and smiths.

  • Gilcross

    At first, the Gilcross Tavern was merely the first stopping point for those fortunate enough to escape [[Drakov]]'s service. As time passed and it became apparent that he couldn't be bothered to pursue those who fled, they began settling here and farming …

  • Hangman's Point

    This is the only settlement on a moderately-sized (the section shown on the map is about 1/4 of the island) and mostly-swampy island. It was settled 150 years ago by exiled followers of a heretical death cult.

  • Marston

    Marble is Marston's primary business and reason for existing, but the village has had problems producing enough food recently, as the northern fields have started to go bad. The wizard [[Modoc]] erected a tower in the hills north of town about the time …

  • Rivenmoor

    More a guardpost than anything else, Rivenmoor serves mainly to house 20 scouts and their families as they observe an evil chasm to the southwest and ensure that nobody goes in - and that nothing comes out.

  • Santise Glen

    (Not shown on the current map. Located on the western shore of the small lake on the map edge southwest of [[Marston]].) Temple to [[Santise]], goddess of knowledge and magic. There is a very small permanent population of priests, but any sage or …

  • Scargrove

    This village was originally named for [[scarwort]], a potent medicinal herb which grows among the rocks in the area. However, in the last few decades, the ground has begun to crumble, opening large "scars" in the ground and giving the name a double …

  • Serpent's Cove

    Legend has it that Serpent's Cove lies near the south road from Emerald Haven and provides a safe gathering place for pirates, rogues, and scoundrels of every description, but the exact location is not commonly known.

  • Yewdell

    During the last great war with the [[Anjai Empire]], a group of [[Anjai]] defectors settled here in 25 PS, as they were unable to return to their homeland. The traditional arts of Anjai bow crafting have been kept alive since then and Yewdell remains the …

  • Ardenkeep

    (Not shown on current map. Lies approximately 65km from [[Eastmere]] along the [[Marston]] Road.) Capital of the [[Kingdom of Arden]], which includes [[Eastmere]] and the surrounding area.

  • Sahin's Scar

    In 1071, the [[Anjai]] army was closing on [[Eastmere]] with overwhelming force, ready to strangle [[Arden]] by taking the Eastmere mithril mine and cutting off shipping through [[Brassport]]. The main force came down the river from [[Adanur's Arbor]] …

  • Archon's Headland

    A stone motte and bailey-style fortification at the mouth of the [[Silver River]], 3km south of [[Brassport]]. It was originally built by the [[Ruyami]] Empire in 347 to protect [[Eastmere]]-based trade from pirates attracted by the recent founding of …

  • Balgin

    A small farming village near [[Brassport]], comparable to [[Camedge]] or [[Elderone]]. Primary products are pears and geese.

  • Copperdown Garrison

    The Copperdown Garrison is an ancient fortified guard post on the [[Eastmere]]-[[Stilham]] road, along the [[Potolph River]]. The 150 troops stationed here are primarily levies, trained as light foot with heavy ranged backup.

  • Coppergate Wayshrine

    As the name implies, this was originally a minor wayshrine dedicated to [[Kancaela]] near [[Brassport]]'s Copper Gate. It overlooks the [[Silver River]] where the road out of Brassport forks, leading to either [[Eastmere]] to the west or to [[Ashcliffe]] …

  • Dark Temple of Asiel's Fist

    This bronze-lined underground temple was built some time around the year 610 on the site where the master poisoner [[Asiel]], Chosen of [[Vautha]], was sought out and slain by the great dragon [[Hispion]]. A ring was found on his right hand, miraculously …

  • Eagle Island

    A rocky, half-kilometer wide, almost-two-kilometer long island located upstream of [[Eastmere]] and [[Osgal's Mill]], where [[Eagle River]] joins the [[Silver River]]. The island features five small hills with a spring-fed pool of drinkable water and …

  • Honeyvale

    A small farming village about 10km north of [[Brassport]]. Primary products are honey and wheat, with a meadery also on site.

  • Stillbole

    A small farming village heast of [[Eastmere]] and northwest of [[Brassport]]. Primary produce is wheat, with a small apple orchard nearby.

  • Livermere Island

    A large island in [[Susham Bay]] at the mouth of the [[Silver River]] near [[Brassport]]. Dominated by two hills with a lushly-wooded valley and a small lake between them. Marble outcroppings are also present, but a quarry to mine that marble seems …

  • Ludcherry Tower

    An abandoned sentry tower, east of [[Eastmere]]. Ludcherry Tower was built by the [[Ruyami]] Empire in the year 304 to discourage overland attacks by [[Kherada]] forces coming from the coast. After the Kherada Crusades concluded, it was home to light …

  • Temple of Afghar's Birth

    This adobe temple to [[Afghar]] was recently built by members of a semi-heretical sect which teaches that [[Anonc]], [[Afghar]], and [[Adanur]] are not the divine children of [[Tasok]] and [[Fryssa]], but rather that they were born as mortals and ascended …