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  • Dessarin Valley

    h1. The Dessarin Valley The Dessarin Valley is a lightly settled region of caravan towns, isolated homesteads, and uninhabited wilderness just a week's journey from Waterdeep. Nothing of note to the wider world has happened here for hundreds of years. …

  • Red Larch

    h1. Red Larch Red Larch has been an important stop on the Long Road for two centuries now. Named for a distinctive stand of red larch trees that were cut down when the hamlet was founded, Red Larch became a settlement in the first place thanks to a …

  • 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|Waterdeep's]] early warlords, who is said to haunt the surrounding hills in spirit form, frightening away monsters. …

  • Waterdeep

    Rising from the shores of its deep harbor to ring the great mountain standing tall out of the [[Sea of Swords]] is Waterdeep, the City of Splendors and the Crown of the North. To all of [[Faerun]], this great metropolis stands as the pinnacle of what a …

  • Beliard

    One of the more pleasant-looking villages in the [[Dessarin Valley]] thanks to its many trees, Beliard is a market-moot for local cattle drovers. It surrounds the intersection of the [[Dessarin Road]] with the [[Stone Trail]]. Beliard is home to many …

  • 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 Stone Bridge

    This gigantic stone archway (two miles long and four hundred feet high) comfortably spans the widest spring flood of the [[Dessarin River]]. It is a sacred site of pilgrimage for many dwarves. Long ago, the dwarf god [[Moradin]] appeared atop the Stone …

  • 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 …