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falcon
March 30, 2016
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The Old City    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

The first rule of surviving in Leen: Never enter the Old City but in day and with a holy symbol and every talismand you can carry

Scrasamax
May 15, 2015
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30 Dead Zones    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

26/30 Sample Dead Zones to flesh out the wastelands of the Cosmic Era.

Strolen
November 2, 2012
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Sealed City of Roastone    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

Rumors of the closed city are whispered on the mouths of the other races, however no one will ever find a dwarf that will say one word about it.

CaptainPenguin
December 30, 2008
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Votes: 8 / 4.437500
Dolmens Of Swaiar    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

The empty shrines of a god so old, all but his name is forgotten.

Ria Hawk
October 3, 2007
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The Palace of Infinite Corridors    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

"Where do I live?  A simple question that doesn’t have a simple answer.  A palace in a place beyond place, built in a time that wasn’t a time.  Can’t solve my riddle?  Really, it’s for the best.  You wouldn’t like where I live."

Ria Hawk
January 10, 2007
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Lahsk Hall    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

“There’s something not right, up on that hill.  Something about that place makes men go mad.  The de Lahsk family never should have built the mansion there.  That only made it worse.”

Monument
July 7, 2005
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Towers of Volturn    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

There is a place of mystery and wonder located to the east of the Prosary Midlands.  Three towers on a plain of mirror shined obsidian that ring a fourth tower that is entirely supported by nothing more than thin air, above the spires of the other three towers.  Volturn’s Towers are considered a magical wonder to behold.  Tales of the towers agree on one thing: there’s a lot of strange things happening there!

Mourngrymn
April 19, 2005
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Demon Gates    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

The Demon gates are all hidden from prying eyes, either under mountains or lost within their vast chasms. In fortresses hidden by magic, or guarded by the unknowing. A single key, if found, will open only a specific gate. However, directions to the gates location are inscribed on each key in a demonic script. Only those loyal to Caedmon, or can understand the ancient written language of the Demon’s are able to read it.

The gates are massive stone doorways standing roughly thirty feet in height and twenty feet wide and made of black granite or onyx, with scenes of a demonic horde flooding through the gate as a wave through a cistern. Horrific images of murder and unspeakable acts toward the mortal races also adorn the doors.

Mourngrymn
January 13, 2005
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Rath ley Mar Ruins    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

A city lost in time. A city in ruins. Knowledge was they key staple in the city until mortals believed they were smarter than the Gods.

Iain
February 27, 2004
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Ruins of Linnarson    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

Over three hundred years after the destruction of Linnarson, the ruins of Linnarson remain deserted; the warped magical environs inhabited only by the twisted and bizarre creatures that have been created. Amongst it all, however, the Senior Masters remain, continuing their eternal pursuit of knowledge.

Ria Hawk
July 13, 2003
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Keep Silence    Locations  (Ruins)   (Any)

Some say that Darigus was murdered for his treasure.  Others say that Darigus’s court magician did away with the nobleman and ran off with his daughter.  And some say that Darigus isn’t dead, and took off with his treasure.  But no one knows for sure…

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Castoria, Land of Shattered Stars

       By: Veretrix

Castoria was once a thriving and prosperous nation, a rich trade center for the surrounding lands. This all changed when, on one fateful night nearly a century ago, the Mist of Eternity rolled in and surrounded the land, obscuring more of the outside world as days and nights passed.

By the time the Mist blocked out the sun, a new light shone during what was assumed to be daytime: The Starpoint Spire, a mysterious place atop Castoria's highest peak in the northern-central region. Some say that there is some sort of building atop the mountain shining the dim "sunlight" onto the land, but it is only ever too bright or too dark to fully make out any structure, not to mention the mountain's immense height.

Not a month after the Spire's light lit up, the stars fell. Flaming rocks and debris from far-flung edges of space plummeted downward onto the eastern region of Castoria. Once the shower subsided, a strange energy from within the fallen stars transformed the eastern lands in what are now known as The Voidwastes, a barren gray land littered with craters and strange alien creatures (these can vary, but I had Pathfinder's Akatas in mind).

To the south, strange mechanism of eldritch origin are again at work after aeons of rest in the Ruins of Kchuthngnl, an ancient city of non-human creation that is estimated by scholars to be no less that five millennia old.

To the west, the once peaceful and serene forest, now known as The Plagued Woods, has been experiencing corruptions of the wildlife and humanoids living there. Some humans have reported creatures that appear not unlike a halfling, except that they can open their mouths to massive proportions to swallow creatures the size of an ogre.

When adventurers and citizens alike try to make an escape from Castoria, they are never seen again, and it is utterly unknown whether they found hopeful sanctuary or agonizing death withing the Mist's depths.

What is unknown to all residents of Castoria is that all of these events occurred because of the actions of a secret but powerful cult loyal to the Elder Gods who call the space between the planes their abhorrent home. The cult still lives on, larger than ever, and their plan is for the alien horrors to incubate and thrive within the dome of mist that now envelops Castoria, so that when the Elder Gods return as the cult's prophecy foretells, they will have an army of blasphemous creation at their disposal that they will use to make war with and enslave the denizens of the Material Plane.

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