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The Hidden Mine

Down from the secret entrance chambers is one of the early draws to build this facility: a mine underground but still open pit style (B) to obtain the valuable ore found here (e.g. mithril, orichalcum, palladium). Since its construction, a … Continue reading

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Spider Caves and Secret Entry Chambers

These caves full of giant spiders (A) belie their secret with a statue distinctly out of place at one of the back chambers. This statue stands beside the secret door and shaking its hand and speaking the password opens the … Continue reading

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The Buried Dragon Temple, Level 8

The original Temple of the First Dragon is built over the recumbent head of the temple’s object of worship. The ancient and immortal high priests of the dragon occupies the throne (A) and oversees offerings from the shaft which tumble … Continue reading

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The Buried Dragon Temple, Level 7

The seventh newest (and second oldest) construction of the the Temple of the First Dragon shows the origins of the circular dome style present in the level above (A). Two large domes (B) comprised the main meeting areas of the … Continue reading

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The Buried Dragon Temple, Level 6

The sixth newest construction of the the Temple of the First Dragon was originally in the circular dome style popular in the early period of the cult of the dragon. It has three domed chambers (C, D, E) to which … Continue reading

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The Buried Dragon Temple, Level 5

The fifth newest construction of the the Temple of the First Dragon was characterized by a massive standing nave (B) before the first and last altar where sacrifices were killed before being delivered to the god below via the pit … Continue reading

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The Buried Dragon Temple, Level 4

The fourth youngest version of the the Temple of the First Dragon was a modest period in the temple’s history, for at the time the cult was small and most of its membership was entrusted with access to the deeper … Continue reading

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The Buried Dragon Temple, Level 3

Archaeologists studying the third youngest strata of the Temple of the First Dragon would surely conclude that it was a return to the tradition of round chambers that characterized some of the oldest iterations of the temple. Though pillars supporting … Continue reading

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The Buried Dragon Temple, Level 2

The second youngest iteration of the Temple of the First Dragon was built for a congregational period of the dragon cult’s history, as they were enjoying a revival of sorts. The largely neglected pews (B) may indicate that that period … Continue reading

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The Buried Dragon Temple, Level 1

The Temple of the First Dragon has over the centuries become a massive mound as the faithful have repeatedly buried the top level of the temple before building another temple on top of it. The strata of the temple would … Continue reading

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