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  • Red Larch

    *Overview* The town of Red Larch is a waystop on the Long Road seven days north of Waterdeep, and is located at the intersection of three trails. One trail leads to the Bargewright Inn (Cairn Road), another to Kheldell (Kheldell Path), and the third …

  • Dessarin Valley

    Long ago, before there were roads anywhere north of Tethyr, the Dessarin was known as the Road to the North. The river reaches up past Waterdeep to the Evermoors, and into the eastern end of the Spine of the World. When humankind first explored the …

  • Westbridge

    This waystop village of 450 folk stands where the Long Road meets the trail west from an ancient dwarven holy site, the Stone Bridge. The origin of the village’s name is obvious. Westbridge is a farming center, complete with a market, a stockyard, and …

  • Beliard

    This small, tree-cloaked village stands east of the Stone Bridge, where the trail from Westbridge meets the trail coming north from Ironford. Beliard is a market town for local cattle drovers, complete with a covered well free for anyone to use. Rather …

  • Amphail

    Amphail lies on the Long Road, about three days’ ride north of Waterdeep. The town is named after Amphail the Just, one of Waterdeep’s early warlords, who is said to haunt the surrounding hills in spirit form, frightening away monsters. Horses are bred …

  • Red Larch Environs

    *The Farmsteads* In a rough two mile diameter of the town center, dozens of farms supply the the many wagons that head back towards Waterdeep. There are a few orchards but most of the farms are dairy, sheep and vegetables. Many of the farmsteads are …

  • Waterdeep

    The City of Splendors is a bustling city on the Sword Coast. A rider from Red Larch can reach Waterdeep in seven days, three if he or she changes horses often and dares to ride by night. Some merchants have termed Waterdeep “the best supply center in the …

  • Sumber Hills

    The Sumber Hills are windswept badlands sparsely covered in dry grass. Many of the hills have exposed rock faces or steep escarpments. While the hills are dry, countless tiny streams rise from hidden springs (usually clean and drinkable), then flow down …

  • Kryptgarden Forest

    Kryptgarden Forest hides many old dwarven ruins and the extensive underground city now known as Southkrypt. For centuries, this forest has been the home and hunting ground of the ancient female green dragon Claugiyliamatar, better known to many as “Old …

  • The High Forest

    Although much shrunken from its ancient boundaries, the High Forest is still vast and mysterious. Larger than some kingdoms, it’s big enough to encompass mountains within its depths. It is home to treants of gigantic size, stags with antlers as wide …

  • The Westwood

    A tangled and varied forest cloaking the eastern foothills of the Sword Mountains, these woods are home to a shrine to Mielikki, several woodcutters’ camps that are often taken over forcibly for a season or a few months at a time by bandits, and a few …

  • Summit Hall

    This order of paladins dedicated to Tyr has pursued justice across the North for over five hundred years. Its founder, Samular Caradoon, built Summit Hall in the Sumber Hills as a training monastery for the order. Young men and women across the North …

  • The Lazy Dog Inn

    A quarter mile of the Long Road, nestled in the shadows of pines and hardwoods, this multi-story inn and tavern stands strong. A pleasant, tinkling brook runs in front of the building and a small stone bridge leads travellers to the safety of the walled …

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