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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 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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Glic’s Puzzle of Four

Under a statue of the ancient ruler Glic are three shelves wide enough for two statuettes. Beneath the shelves are four statuettes with gnomish runes for G, F, C, and I. Inscribed inside the inset square at the center of … Continue reading

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Korgaran’s Temple

The jewel of the Temple Complex at Tripik, the massive temple to Korgaran, is quite a monolith. Despite the decline of Tripik, the temple remains the center of the city and retains a strong body of gnome worshipers descended from … Continue reading

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