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.
Found written on a torn single page…
“Lay thee patiently and still upon the ground, contemplating the Leper Star in the firmament, 'neath a crescent moon, ‘midst the graves of a boneyard 'til the G’na-Shennu come crawling up from the foetid earth. Fear them not. Let them rage about thee, casting ghoul-dust from their chalky talons and scalps,'til they calm, and so begin to whisper their secrets. Then shall they solemnly withdraw into the earth once more, in peace."