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  • Borderland Road

    The road that runs along the northern most edge of the [[Omarond Empire]]. It terminates at [[Frandor's Keep]] in the west and runs into the [[Plaguelands]] in the east.

  • Omarond Empire

    The Annals of time are full of the history of the [[Dragonborn]]. The current iteration is greatly changed since [[Frick]] became Empress in 1102 5A. Prior to her control the Dragonborn Empire of [[Omarond]] was a blood thirsty lot. they believed that …

  • Stygia

    Stygia is a city-state to the north of the [[Plaguelands]] that once lay beyond a [[Shadowfall]]. Since, the [[Spell Plague]] it is now in the mortal realm. The Stygians believe that the undead are a form of immortality. The nobility are Vampires and …

  • Shadowfall

    An are like a [[Fey Crossing]] it is a thin place between worlds where one could cross over to the Shadowfell.

  • Deathgate Falls

    h2. Description Deathgate Falls is the name of a valley directly south of the city of [[Has]]. It is named for the waterfall that tumbles down Gray Mountain to the valley floor. h2. History * Deathgate Falls was once a stronghold of the [[ …

  • Shelf

    h2. Description The Shelf is a strip of fertile land that is unusually flat given the rocky terrain surrounding it. The land is crowded with small communal plots, marked off with wooden stakes and piled stones. Above the shelf ramshackle shacks are …

  • Quarrytown

    h2. Description Quarrytown is built on the old quarry that supplied the stone to [[Frandor’s Keep]] after its reconstruction was completed in 1322 5A. It is home to the local farmers and herders too poor to own land and transient migrants to poor to …

  • M12 - Broken Hilt Tavern

    A sign hangs outside this odd shaped two-story building. A simple broken sword is painted on both sides of the sign. * Rough Place * Hangout for off duty soldiers * Cheap, food and drink are poor * 6 of 8 rooms used for prostitution * Small …

  • Frandor’s Keep

    Frandor’s Keep has been adapted to 4E from a Hackmaster Supplement. Beyond changing everything but the maps and some of the locale’s nothing listed remains as it was. However, anyone DM’ing should check it out it as a great source of how to set up a long …

  • Wirdamik Mountains

    Dwarven Translation: Old Snow Shadows Range of mountains separating eastern [[Thak Tarkas]] from the [[Great Wastes]]. Runs from northeast to south west. Contains [[Karnin]] as one of its peaks The mountains form the western fence of the [[Omarond …

  • Thak Tarkas

    Dwarven Translation: Stone Wardens It is mostly comprised of the [[Gnotarc]] plains and several Mountain Ranges. It is bordered on the northeast by the [[Wirdamik Mountains]], to the South by the [[Mardurmik Mountains]], to the west by the [[Milkon …

  • Ea Reth

    The given name for the Mortal Realm. The mortal realm is made up Primarily of two continents [[Ovelesk]] and the Old Continent [[Yathe]]. Originally there was only one continent but during the second age a rift opened up and was filled by the [[ …

  • Ovelesk

    One of the continents of [[Ea Reth]]. Called by the elder races the new continent. It is the more recent settled of the known regions. A cataclysm during the [[Third Age]] split Ovelesk into two separate land masses.

  • Great Sea

    Name of the ocean separating the continents. [[Ovelesk]] is bordered by it on the East and the [[Yathe]] on the west. It contains several islands including the [[Isles of Gaidan]], [[Kinderland]], and [[Ille Torrasis]].

  • Ille Torrasis

    Translation: Isle Garden of Elves Located in the [[Great Sea]] near the shores of the old continent. Capitol of the [[Elves]] and location of [[Rom Shar]].

  • Citadel of Stone

    Citadel located in [[Molmosarc]] Mountains Ref: [[Citadels]] Once a school of magic for the [[Alia Tai]], [[Warlock]]s and [[Wizard]]s it has fallen into decay. Recently it was taken over by [[Humstock]]. With his departure it is once again …

  • Isles of Gaidan

    Location of the [[Citadel of the Mists]] and former home to the [[Amon Sil]]. With the Amon Sil all but destroyed, the [[Amon Ka]] currently possess the island, its [[Citadels]] and its Lodestone.

  • Five Towers

    The five towers were created by the Gods during the process of creation. Each tower has two spheres of force. These towers shaped the [[Ancient Ones]] into the modern day races. In order to halt this process and wrest control from the gods Mortals created …

  • Karnin

    Tallest mountain peak in the world. It is the Tower of Order and Stone. ref: [[Five Towers]] Located in [[Thak Tarkas]], as part of the [[Wirdamik Mountains]] it is currently inhabited by the [[Khazad]] [[dwarves]] [[Yero]] made his home here in …

  • Rom Shar

    Crystal Tower built on [[Ille Torrasis]]. It is the Tower of Good and Water. ref: [[Five Towers]] Inhabited by the [[Elis Vai]]. The [[Primordial]] [[Abiss]] made his home here in the [[First Age]]. Legend holds that it is responsible for the …

  • Molmosarc

    Dwarven Translation: Young Stone Hall Named by [[Khem]] when he established his kingdom near [[Torvin]] after the [[Great War]]. This Mountain Range divides the continent of [[Ovelesk]] in twain. [[Torvin]] is located near its North peaks. The range …

  • Well of Unmaking

    The Well of Unmaking is located along the [[River Demir]] where the river creates a natural fall. Behind the waterfall, a few days travel from [[Torvin]] is the Well. The Well is rumored to have the ability to destroy lesser artifacts. One of the …

  • Nommil Pon

    Translation: Dark Horn Foot Range of hills separating western [[Thak Tarkas]] from Middle Thak Tarkas. Home of the "hill" [[dwarves]]

  • Milkon Mountains

    Translation: Dark Mouth Range of mountains seperating western [[Thak Tarkas]] from Middle Thak Tarkas. Located North of the [[Nommil Pon]] Hills. Home of the "coal" [[dwarves]].

  • Gnotarc

    Dwarven Translation: Without Mountains Plain bordered by three of [[Thak Tarkas]]'s mountain ranges and the [[Sumir]] river. Located in the middle of [[Thak Tarkas]]

  • Sumir

    Translation: Sea River Branch of the [[Pon Mir]] that leaves the [[Milkon Mountains]] and travels south instead of west to the border where it joins the [[Darmir]] and together they become the [[Bremir]].

  • Pon Mir

    Translation: Horn River River originating in the [[Milkon Mountains]] and traveling south to the [[Nommil Pon]] then west to The [[Great Sea]].

  • Kartal

    Dwarven Translation: South Rock Second tallest mountain peak in the world. Stands across the [[Valley of Shadow]] from [[Karnin]].

  • Valley of Shadow

    Name given to the valley between [[Karnin]] and [[Kartal]]. It is a sanctuary for exiled [[Vampyre]]. Because of the height of the two peaks, the valley rarely receives sunlight hence the name.

  • Great Plains

    North of the [[Molmosarc]] on the continent is several hundred thousand square miles of open prairie. There wild barbarian tribes of [[orcs]], [[gnolls]] and humans eek out an existence. Home to the [[Four Tribes]].

  • Thieves' Woods

    Located north of the town of [[Wood's Crossing]]. This seemingly harmless forest lies in easy ambush to the crossing of the [[King's Highway]] and the [[Greatway]]. Before the founding of the city of [[Wood's Crossing]] this forest was the hideout …

  • Wood's Crossing

    The city of woods crossing was founded by the city-state of Torvin as an outpost to protect its trade along the [[Greatway]] and [[King's Highway]]. Originally little more than a keep an its out buildings it has grown to a full fledged city with its own …

  • Greatway

    The Greatway runs East to West across the continent of [[Ovelesk]]. The eastern section runs thru the passes of the [[Molmosarc | Molmosarc]] Mountains turning north at Lower Dubton, passing thru Upper Dubton and ending at [[Torvin]]. The western section …

  • King's Highway

    This road runs North to South thru [[Wood's Crossing]]. The road was named after [[King Marson]] whom founded the nation of [[Kahlandryl]]. At the height of mortal man's power he built the road to trade with his northern kin in [[Torvin]]. When the King …

  • Deadfall Swamp

    Swamp north of [[Thieves' Woods]] known to be treacherous for the unwary. Named for the bodies that were deposited here after the warriors of [[Wood's Crossing]] finally defeated the highwaymen lurking in the forest. Rumor has it that the swamp is …

  • Trollhaunt Hills

    Legend has it that this series of foothills is haunted by the king of the trolls that was slain here by [[King Marson]]. Trolls still inhabit the hills despite the many excursions over the centuries to rid the area of their ilk.

  • Old Way

    Southern Branch of the [[Greatway]] At the height of the strength of [[Torvin]] and [[Kahlandryl]] these roads were heavily traveled. Since the [[Tor Siri]] occupation and the creation of the northern branch the Old Way has fallen into disuse. That …

  • Kaleland

    A free city-state located along the [[Greatway]]. This city lies on the southern edge of the [[Great Plains]]. One of the only towns to stay free during the [[Great War]]. Kaleland is a fortified city that has repelled dozens of Barbarian Invasions during …

  • Omarond

    Between two mountain ranges lies the [[Omarond Empire]] Aka [[Ignan]] Translation: Fell Fire of War Formed by the great god Also Known as [[Ignan]]. Homeland of the [[Dragonborn]] and [[dragons]]. Land south of [[Stygia]], east of [[Thak …

  • Foon Takel

    A small town located north of the [[Werewoods]]. It was settled in 1214 5A by dissedents of the [[Githyanki]] that settled in the [[Dragonborn]] [[Omarond Empire]]. Unwilling to abide by the laws put in place by Empress [[Frick]] the dissidents moved into …

  • Hell's Throat

    Is the name of the pass thru [[Krond Heights]] located in the Northwest corner of the [[Omarond Empire]], favored by raiding [[Orcs]] it is guarded by [[Frandor’s Keep]] and its watch towers. Trappers tend to go missing due to the high number of …

  • Black Marsh

    One of a pair of marshes located on [[Ovelesk]]. [[Moonsfall Swamp]] is the other marsh. The Black Marsh is the eastern of the two marshes and the location of the Temple of [[Gosamar]].

  • Feywild

    The Feywild One of the two parallel planes, the Feywild is a more extreme and magical reflection of the world with some thematic links to the Positive Energy Plane and the Plane of Faerie of earlier editions and settings. Creatures native to or …

  • Shadowfell

    The Shadowfell The Shadowfell is a type of underworld, and the thematic successor to the Negative Energy Plane and Plane of Shadow from earlier editions. The Raven Queen makes her home here rather than the Astral Sea. Creatures native to or connected …

  • Astral Sea

    he Astral Sea The Astral Sea corresponds to the Astral Plane of earlier editions. The Astral Dominions, counterparts to the Outer Planes of earlier editions, are planes which float within the Astral Sea. The majority of the gods dwell in Astral …

  • Far Realms

    The Far Realms An anomalous plane, the Far Realm is a bizarre, maddening plane said to be composed of thin layers filled with strange liquids. Visitors to the Far Realm can only exist in one layer at a time, but large Far Realm natives can exist in …

  • Underdark

    Features The Underdark is described as "a vast subterranean realm inhabited by drow, mindflayers, aboleth, and other strange, sinister creatures. It is a place where few humans go and from where even fewer return".[4] The Underdark is described as a …

  • Kristos

    Titles Region [[Taldras]] Population Demographics 77% minotaurs, 7% dwarf, 5% Dragonborn, 4% Draegarian, 3% tiefling, 2% halfling, 1% gnome, 1% other Government Monarchy Leader Decendants of Kordek h4. Geography The city of Kristos lies …

  • Rathos

    The sacred mountain on the isle of [[Minos]] the Eforres built their sacred shrine here to keep the deep dark secret of [[minotaurs | Ambeoutin XI]]. When King [[Kordek]] rose to power he thru down the Efforres temple and destroyed the Duergar mine it …

  • Minos

    The island kingdom of the [[minotaurs]]. It lies near [[Yathe]] in the [[Inner Sea]]

  • Kolm

    DC 10 Nature: Kolm is known for its exotic and often lethal plants. It is manly a farming community with a minor swamp. On its southern border lies the [[Gargle Canal]]. The major inhabitants of Kolm are [[dwarves]], [[humans]] and a small population of …

  • Haven

    The upper wharves are known as Fallport. They have docks just before the falls. This is home of the government, the baron, as well as the dwellings of the wealthy. (# 9) The Lower Wharves are known as Shadowport (#7). Shadowport is where most of the …

  • Akiesh Desert

    A desert on the continent of Northern [[Ovelesk]]. [[Kaleland]] sits on its southern border. Its flanked by the [[Stygian Sea]] to the east and the [[Great Plains]] on the west.

  • Twilight Boughs

    Twilight Boughs is a temple dedicated to [[Corellon]] by the [[Elves | Eladrin]] of the Woods of the Feywild. It serves as a [[Fey Crossing]] at certain times of the year.