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  • Fallcrest

    *Fallcrest* Fallcrest stands amid the Moon Hills at the falls of the Nentir River. Here travelers and traders using the old King’s Road that runs north and south, the dwarven Trade Road from the east, and the river all meet. The surrounding ridges …

  • The Nentir Vale

    The Nentir Vale is a broad border region to the north of the old Empire of Nerath. The vale is now mostly empty, with a handful of living villages and towns scattered over this wide area of about 2500 square miles. Abandoned farmsteads, ruined manors, and …

  • Winterhaven

    Hard under the Cairngorms at the west end of the Nentir Vale lies the remote town of Winterhaven. Like Fallcrest, Winterhaven is a small town surrounded by a few miles of farmland and pastures. Most residents of Winterhaven have never traveled beyond …

  • Hammerfast

    History walks the streets of Hammerfast in the form of the dead, the Dwarves and Orcs who died in this place over a century ago. They are now ghosts consigned to wander Hammerfast’s streets until the end of days. Hammerfast was once a necropolis, a city …

  • Kobold Hall

    Built on the outskirts of Cloak Wood. Kobold Hall was the estate of a minor lord who came to [[The Nentir Vale | The Nentir Vale]] to establish his own demesnes. Ruined during the Bloodspear War, the old castle has been abandoned for almost a century. …

  • StoneFang Pass

    The mighty DawnForge Mountains lie close to [[Hammerfast | Hammerfast]] and are impassable save for one deadly route, Stonefang Pass. The Dwarfs of the [[Glintshield clan | Glintshield clan]] built the pass in ancient times when they were slaves of the …

  • Harkenwold

    Half a dozen small villages lie along the upper vales of the White River. Together, they make up the Barony of Harkenwold — a tiny realm whose total population is not much greater than Fallcrest’s. The people of Harkenwold are farmers, woodcutters, and …

  • Temple of Yellow Skulls

    The ruins of an evil shrine stand in the middle of these desolate hills. Legend tells that a rakshasa prince summoned demons to this place and bound them to his service by imprisoning their vital essences in gold-plated human skulls. None of these have …

  • Vanamere's Tower

    A pair of retired adventurers—an elf wizard named Vanamere and a human fighter named Lethion Goldenhawk—married and built this tower as a private residence, sinking a considerable amount of their accumulated wealth into the endeavor. Only later did the …

  • The Sword Barrow

    This large burial mound stands near the middle of the Gray Downs, a desolate region. The old human hill-clans who lived in the Vale raised the barrow centuries before civilized folk settle in [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]]. The hill folk are long gone, but …

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