The city of pigs
The City of Strangers. The Beautiful City. The City of Gold. The City of Sharks.
A city of salt and subterfuge.
If Akoro existed anywhere but in the depths of hell, it would have torn itself apart centuries ago.
The City of Shadows itself…
Strawberry Fields would be nothing more then a swamp if it were not fore those who raised it through the sweat of their brows.
Punampu, who’s inhabitants call it the Anciently Dignified and Resplendently Aged City of the Punampu, was originally a very large and splendid city, the capitol of a forgotten kingdom, which, in age, has declined to a somewhat less grand state.
The desert is a curse from the Water God upon the wicked people who live in the South.
Said people offended the Water God in some way, and so the Water God placed water-trappers, bizarre, water-sucking beings, in the soil, and within years, the wilderness became a desert.
Thus, the desert folk shamans have special powers that allow them to find water-trappers so that they can be dug up and their water harvested.