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  • Antler Rock

    This uncivilized isle is a steep collection of tors rising out of the sea with little in the way of flat land anywhere to be found. Below, the rock is riddled with caverns, some of which are said to connect to the Darklands. Troglodytes, dark folk, and …

  • Averaka

    Averaka sports a few human and dwarven inhabitants, but the Flintyreach settlement was originally founded by a small group of forward-thinking half-orcs. It remains a sanctuary for their kind to this day. The half-orcs of Averaka have an almost religious …

  • Battlewall

    Battlewall is the most populous island in the Ironbound Isles, named for the upthrust heights that line the island, giving its shores the feeling of vast ramparts rising from the sea. The island is home to the best farmland in the region, and the flat …

  • Black Tarn

    Perhaps the most infamous site in the Ironbound Isles is the Black Tarn, a mysterious mountain lake located on Dragon’s Rib.

  • Devil's Drain

    The most dangerous navigational oddity of the region is a strange and violent convergence of oceanic currents called Devil’s Drain. This perpetual vortex sits astride the straits between Dragon’s Rib and the mainland, but there is room on either side for …

  • Dragon's Rib

    Dragon’s Rib is an unsettled island of rugged hills and tors covered by a dense pine forest. Swamps run between the hills, particularly within the bowl-shaped valleys that span the isle’s interior. The most infamous of these valleys contains the Black …

  • Flintyreach

    Flintyreach is a sparsely populated rocky island, home to Averaka and several small dwarven villages. Without exception, these settlements are coastal, for the interior of Flintyreach remains a dangerous realm ruled by hill giants, ettins, and even a few …

  • Frembrudd

    The town of Frembrudd translates into either Rocky Outcropping or Iron Mount, depending on where the emphasis is placed in the word--and the town certainly features elements of both meanings. Frembrudd perches high on the southern cliffs of Battlewall, …

  • Halgrim

    !http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/93417/Halgrim.png(Halgrim)! Halgrim is the second-largest city in the Lands of the Linnorm Kings, twice as large as Trollheim, though falling a distant second to Kalsgard. The city engulfs the inland edge of the …

  • Orcmoot

    The racial solidarity of the Flintyreach half-orcs is seen at its most grand at Orcmoot. The land surrounding this crescent-shaped cove has been stripped of trees, whose trunks were then carved to make a series of benches rising around a central platform …

  • Three Hags Rock

    Rising bleakly from choppy seas to the southeast of Battlewall is the stark island known as Three Hags Rock. Unlike the other isles of the region, this sizable isle features little in the way of vegetation--its rocky interior has precious little topsoil, …

  • Thunderhold

    While most of the giants who dwell in the interior of Flintyreach are solitary creatures, those who dwell in the fortress known as Thunderhold number over a hundred. These hill giants, ettins, and trolls all look to their unusually charismatic leader, the …