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  • Cavern of the Sacred Shapes

    The Cavern of the Sacred Shapes was once the centerpiece of Varki sculpture and artwork, but several generations ago, the cavern was seized by a race of wolf like humanoids known as adlets that swept down through the Stormspear Mountains to wage war on …

  • Elfmeet

    The Crown of the World is not the empty, uncivilized land that many southerners believe it to be—many indigenous tribes of humanoids dwell on this vast northern continent. Chief among these people are the Snowcasters, a loosely associated culture of elves …

  • Icegraves

    When a Varki leader dies, his body is prepared for burial like any other (with the entrails and brain removed and the body offered to the sky upon a platform), but within a week of death, all leaders must be brought to Icegraves for final rest. This …

  • Iceworm Hills

    These rugged, frozen hills are home to remarkably large numbers of both remorhazes and frost worms. Both creatures are so dangerous that the Varki only come to hunt them once in a generation--often as part of coming-of-age rituals, in which young hunters …

  • Kalva

    h4. Island of Degenerate Cannibals This sizable island just south of Icemark is inhabited by a sinister tribe of degenerates, descendants of shipwrecked Ulfen who have adopted a most unseemly tradition of cannibalism. Technically not part of Icemark, …

  • Moundlands

    h4. The Tombs of Kings This shunned realm north of the Whitegold River is well known as the haunt of undead kings and worse. The Varki avoid venturing into this region.

  • Seer's Home

    !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/93408/Seer_s_Home.png(Seer s home)! Seer’s Home is not only the largest of the Varki shelters--it’s also the only one with a permanent population. When a shaman or other religious figure grows too old to safely …

  • The Steam Pit

    The Steam Pit is an immense and ancient sinkhole, nearly 500 feet in diameter. A dark hole lies at the center of the Steam Pit’s base, from which blasts of hot air and clouds of foul-smelling steam waft up. The scent of this air is quite unpleasant, …

  • Valley of the Birthing Death

    Nestled in the Stormspear Foothills, far from traditional Varki hunting grounds, lies a legendary site. Appearing almost as if a massive sword strike had chipped a gash into the side of the mountains, the red walls of this narrow canyon lead many miles …

  • Windhome

    The Varki are primarily a coastal society and depend heavily upon the bounty of the sea, and as such they keep no significant villages within the vast expanse of empty land they call Windhome. The Varki believe that this extensive tundra is the source of …

  • Trondheim

    !{height:750px;width:573px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/101886/Trondheim.jpg(Trondheim)! Trondheim is one of the fastest growing towns in the Linnorm kingdoms, mostly due to the work of [[:jutta-baum | Jutta Baum]] and her mercantile company. …