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January 6, 2012, 1:32 am

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The Red Fortress


100 Word Castle

Built in another age, lost to time, the Red Fortress is massive and ancient. Made from millions of hand made red bricks, it is the size of a small town. A river runs through it's foundations, and there is a city within, piled on top of itself, and a city without hiding in it's shadow. Seat of the King, and Shrine to the Sun God, it broods, a man-made mountain. It is the heart of a nation of cattle herders, merchants, and semi-nomads, and the bane of the plains dwelling orcs. The fortress is named in more than one prophecy.

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Voted axlerowes
January 9, 2012, 17:48

" there is a city within, piled on top of itself, and a city without hiding in it's shadow"


I hope you enjoyed writing that line as much as I enjoyed reading it. 

Voted Dozus
January 10, 2012, 14:14

Striking imagery.

Voted Cheka Man
January 10, 2012, 21:38
Only voted
Voted Dragonlordmax
January 11, 2012, 21:59

I can only agree with the others - the imagery here is quite good. The whole thing does a great job of feeling weird. Who made all those bricks? What kind of people would have built a city like this? Why? Lots of interesting stuff here.

Voted valadaar
February 22, 2013, 12:45
A great location!
Voted Gossamer
April 23, 2013, 10:23
Merely nitpicking, but you used it's when you should have used its. I also counted 101 (not counting the faulty ones), but meh. :p
Voted Aramax
January 15, 2015, 9:02
Not note worthy, needs to go in a more constructive and usefull direction 3/5

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