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  • Darkwood

    Darkwood Forest is a huge expanse of wild trees, tangled bushes and meandering paths. It's located due East of [[Port Blacksand]], on the civilised borders of [[Allansia]] proper. Despite its proximity to both [[Salamonis]] and [[Stonebridge]], the forest …

  • Moonstone

    The Moonstone Hills are a wide, rolling stretch of land between [[Darkwood]] Forest and the [[Pagan Plains]]. Wild and rugged, filled with winding canyons and broken badlands, the hills are mostly home to herds of wild animals and their predators. But …

  • Kingsholm

    A small and peaceful farming community in the lands of Salamonis, to the south of [[Darkwood]] forest. Known for the large and ancient cemetary that the townsfolk still use, a remnant of an older and abandoned civilisation.

  • Undermountain

    Undermountain refers to the extensive network of dungeons, catacombs, passages, tunnels, vaults and caverns that plunge deeply into the earth beneath [[Firetop]] and [[Firetop Mountain]]. Initially part of the earthworks of the Melairkyn Dwarves, it was …

  • Brice

    The name of a country in the centre of the [[Old World]] as well as its capital city, Brice is a cruel, war-like place, tyrannised over by the powerful church of [[Vecna]] and constantly at war with at least on of its neighbours. It has rich deposits of …

  • Skullport

    The hub of all commerce in [[Undermountain]], Skullport is a city where almost anything can be bought, especially if it is illegal elsewhere or in some way dangerous to a safe way of live. Slaves, body parts, drugs, poisons, life itself are all exchanged …

  • Deng Shang

    Deng Shang a village by the site of a ferry that lies on the trade route between [[Firetop]] and [[Zengis]], under a large waterfall on the river Kok. Usually a calm and relatively peaceful place, with its small temple to [[Pelor]] and community of …

  • Thunder Tor

    A substantial barrow mound just to the east of the trade road that links [[Firetop]] to [[Deng Shang]], this ancient site is topped by a broken ring of standing stones. The passages beneath have recently been disturbed by a [[hobgoblin]] cleric, serving …

  • Yawning Portal

    The most famous of the inns of [[Firetop]], the Yawning Portal stands atop the Entry Well, a deep shaft that connects the town above to the first level of [[Undermountain]], the Dungeon Level. It's a busy, bustling alehouse with a number of inexpensive …

  • Stone Knife

    Also known by its dwarven name of [[Khundrakar]], Stone Knife is a mountain that lies two days travel to the East of [[Firetop Mountain]]. Although the dwarfhold there was (until recently) infested with orcs, it is now in the process of being reclaimed by …

  • Khundrakar

    The dwarven name for the fortress built into the mountain of [[Stone Knife]]. Until his death at the hands of local adventurers, it was ruled by an ogre called the [[Great Ulfe]] and his band of orcs.

  • Gorgon’s Head

    The seamy tavern whose creaking sign is a flakily painted Gorgon's Head lies by the main gate of [[Firetop]], near the south side of the town, amongst the warehouses of the trade quarter and not far from the stench of the Tanners' district. It's run by a …

  • Fire Island

    Fire Island is a place with one of the worst reputations on the Western coast of [[Allanisa]], and that's saying something. Part of this reputation is from its days as a penal colony, when those criminals [[Port Blacksand]] deemed too heinous for even its …

  • Allansia

    Of the three great continents of [[Titan]], the wildest and least settled is Allansia. But it also the most populous, and the most varied in its climate, containing great dustbowls like the [[Plain of Bones]], the scorching [[Desert of Skulls]], icy …

  • Titan

    An ancient world created by the god of the same name. There are three main continents, [[Allansia]], the [Old World]] and [[Khul]].

  • Castle Corkscrew

    Accessed through a broom cupboard near the kitchens of the palace in [[Firetop]], this long, winding stair leads straight down to [[Skullport]]. Although the fastest and most direct route there from the town, it is particularly prone to the shifting …

  • Glitterhame

    The second level of [[Stone Knife]], the Glitterhame is an enormous natural cavern of great beauty, whose walls are studded with shining mineral deposits. A small stream runs through part of it, and the dwarves of the Brindlehammer clan have a burial site …

  • Salamonis

    If any city in wild [[Allansia]] can truly claimed to be a civilised place, it is proud Salamonis. Sitting behind tall white walls on the southern bank of the Whitewater River, it has been ruled over by a long line of wise and noble kings, of which King …

  • Fang

    A wild cityport on the river Kok, Fang is chiefly famous for its infamous Deathtrap Dungeon, a gauntlet of lethal traps and horrible creatures maintained as a tourist attraction by the fat and corrupt Baron Sukumvit. Once a year, its gates are opened to a …