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  • Trollbone Keep

    Perched on a high outcropping in the foothills of the [[Barbed Mountains]], Trollbone Keep is [[Gladwall]]'s military and administrative outpost on the western borderlands. Its castellan, Lord [[Hubrin]], is a younger brother of Baron [[Taris]] of [[ …

  • Gladwall

    Gladwall is a small but growing human kingdom nestled between the [[Barbed Mountains]] and [[Ogre Bay]]. It's capitol city of [[Wardrum]] at the mouth of the [[Bonewater]] was a favorite retreat of the [[Sterling Potentate]], who built it up from a modest …

  • Bonewater

    The Bonewater drains the foothills of the [[Barbed Mountains]] and carves out a long, fertile valley in southern [[Gladwall]] before flowing past the gates of [[Wardrum]] into [[Ogre Bay]]. It is navigable by large craft as far upstream as its confluence …

  • Stonehell Dungeon

    The huge underground sprawl known as Stonehell Dungeon is a notorious outpost of festering Chaos on the western borderlands of the Kingdom of [[Gladwall]] near [[Trollbone Keep]]. Its origins are mysterious and disputed by lore masters, but popular legend …

  • Wodfeld

    Wodfeld is a farming community and modest trading center in the [[Bonewater]] Vale. Boasting a mill, a reputable inn, and a small temple, it is home to about 60 families (350 people total). It is also famous throughout the region for its cherry orchards …

  • Geography of Ig

    [[Aggon Manor]] The [[Barbed Mountains]] The [[Beard District]] of Wardrum The Margravate of [[Blackmarch]] The [[Bleak Tower]] The [[Bonewater]] The Kingdom of [[Byssek]] The [[Coldpoke]] River The City of [[Dew Spires]] The Town of [[Fourwell]] …

  • Ogre Bay

    Ogre Bay connects central Ig to the [[Sea of Gold]] and its rich maritime tade routes. The three most powerful kingdoms of the former [[Herwain Empire]], [[Gladwall]], [[Odzan-Sey]] and [[Byssek]], control the major coastal areas of this important body of …

  • Nuromen's Maze

    [[Session Three]]: Adventurers recruited by the cleric [[Syreel]] have discovered a complex beneath the ruins of a tower at [[Law's End]]. In addition to a group of goblins (whose trail led to their initial discovery), they have encountered restless …

  • Sylo

    This treetop village in the [[Yellowback Hills]] is most notably the home of the elf lord [[Yysod]]. Its modest population of wood elves is supplemented by many other households in the nearby forest canopy. [[Yysod's Folk]] have traditionally been on …

  • Coldpoke

    The Coldpoke is a minor tributary of the [[Bonewater]] draining the hills south of [[Wodfeld]]. The rocky valley near its headwaters has been shunned by outsiders for as long as anyone can remember, due to the reclusive and unfriendly disposition of the …

  • Law's End

    The ruins of Law's End stand on a flat summit in the [[Yellowback Hills]] at the foot of the [[Barbed Mountains]]. The town was built and ruled by the notorious necromancer [[Nuromen]] and was infamous in its day for the wickedness and depravity of its …

  • Wardrum

    The capitol of [[Gladwall]] is at least five times the size of [[Fourwell]] the kingdom's next largest town. It experienced a massive boom of development during the reign of the [[Sterling Potentate]] and remains one of the most important cities of the …

  • Aggon Manor

    This fortified manor along the southern bank of the [[Bonewater]] near its confluence with the [[Coldpoke]] is the home of Lord [[Aggonmath III]].

  • Hills of Ham

    This extensive range of hills rises in the northern reaches of the kingdom of [[Gladwall]]. To the east, it is covered by the magnificent [[Hamwood]], while its western slopes form the foothills of the [[Pigrocks]].

  • Gladwash

    This major river has its sources in the [[Hills of Ham]] and carves out a relatively broad, fertile valley on the way to its confluence with the [[Bonewater]].

  • Skull Mountain

    A dominant feature of the [[Padlow]] river valley, rising above the foothills of the [[Pigrocks]], this dormant volcano often belches forth smoke and steam but hasn't erupted in over a hundred years. A huge carved image of a human skull is its most …

  • Padlow

    The Padlow river carves a valley from the eastern foothills of the [[Barbed Mountains]] to the northern coast of [[Gladwall]]. Its chief economic and administrative center is [[Fourwell]]. The valley is rich with farmsteads and pastures, wool being a …

  • Pigrocks

    The thickly forested slopes of this modest range rise along the northern coast of [[Gladwall]] and plunge precipitously into the [[Sea of Gold]].

  • Barbed Mountains

    The massive range that divides central from western Ig is mostly populated by hostile humanoid and gigantic races, with very few outposts friendly to civilization.

  • Fourwell

    Fourwell is the largest town in the [[Padlow]] River valley, second in size only to [[Wardrum]] in all of [[Gladwall]]. It is most famous for its wool and textile industries and its powerful thieves guild, known as the [[Haberdashers]]. Baron [[Taris]] of …

  • Odziantuk

    Rising above the vast Grasslands of [[Yor]] on the southern shores of [[Lake Od]], the current capitol of [[Odzan-Sey]] was once also the heart of the [[Herwain Empire]] as is evidenced by its grandiose avenues, and towering, albeit decayed, architecture.

  • Yellowback Hills

    This name refers to the range of hills at the eastern feet of the [[Barbed Mountains]] as they fall generally within the borders of the Kingdom of [[Gladwall]]. They are thickly forested in most areas and increasingly dangerous the closer one gets to the …

  • Bleak Tower

    This lonely, stout tower is home to the Margrave of [[Blackmarch]] and his retainers. It lies along the [[Old North Road]] near the eaves of the [[Ironwood]].

  • Tanglewood

    The ancient Tanglewood covers much of the hills that rise south of [[Wodfeld]]. Steeped in history and legend, it is known locally as a place of brooding danger, haunted by evil faerie folk. Abrupt silences, strange sights, lightless glens, and a host of …

  • Guidon

    This tiny hamlet, perched across the [[Coldpoke]] river from the ominous [[Wenly Hill]], is the only settlement of note for many miles around. Strangers are seldom seen here and even more rarely welcomed. There are faint signs of this having once been a …

  • Wenly Hill

    Located in the southern range of the [[Yellowback Hills]], this fog-shrouded and densely wooded hill rises 400 feet, looming ominously over the tiny settlement of [[Guidon]] and neighboring hills for many miles around. On clear days, its rocky cliffs can …