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  • The Ziggurat of Tyr

    *"The slaves go in, the Ziggurat gets taller. The slaves go in, the Ziggurat gets taller! Did I mention the slaves don't come back out?" Veiled Alliance member to Titarion* A gargantuan ziggurat, constructed with colored tiers and a large obsidian door …

  • Under-Tyr

    *"Leaving aside the tunnels, the sunken city is largely unexplored. Only the most foolhardy or daring would venture close to the city, and brave the creatures dwelling inside." [[:nibenay|Nibenay]], in his musings on Tyr* [[Tyr]] is a far more ancient …

  • Tyr

    *"Hear me! The false god Kalak is dead! You are free! Tyr... is the first free city on the face of Athas! It shall not be the last!" [[:titarion|Titarion]] to the slaves of Tyr after slaying [[:kalak|King Kalak]]* The City of Tyr, the Free City, the …

  • Canyon of Gothay

    *"Dozens of valleys, linked together in the most obtuse ways, venturing too far into the Canyon is just asking to become lost." [[:gamlan|Gamlan]] to his son on the subject of nearby locations* The Canyon of Gothay is the resting place of the [[Vault …

  • Vault of Darom Madar

    *"Who knows what's in it? Gold, gems, weapons, spellbooks, jewelry... that's what I'm hoping for at least. A giant Jhakar covered in a silk dress is as likely." [[:rhotan-vor|Rhotan]], musing on the Vault with the party* The Vault of Darom Madar is the …

  • Nibenay

    *"Even on the brightest day, the temperature remains a pleasant temperature, without unnecessary glare. The people are quiet, the dancers nimble, and the streets safe. The greatest of Athas's cities." [[:nibenay|Nibenay]] on the seat of his power* …

  • Draj

    *"Kneel and bear witness to the will of your god!" High Moon Priest, at the start of any of Tectuktitlay's public audiences* A city in the north of Athas, Draj is ruled by the sorcerer-king [[:tectuktitlay|Tectuktitlay]]. The city is dominated by step- …

  • Balic

    *"Gleaming pillars, greenery in the fields, and intricate sculptures dotting every plaza, The Dictator has done an impressive job of building a city. His people even seem happy to be there, curious as that seems." Nibenay's notes on Balic.* Balic is a …

  • Raam

    *"A city of opportunity! A city of freedom! A city of complete and utter corruption and bloody anarchy! Who could want more?" [[:raz-chainbreaker|Raz]] explaining why he came to Raam.* A walled city to the north east of [[Tyr]], Raam is a city in chaos …

  • Silver Springs

    *"Water is so rare in Athas, it should be a joy to see so much. Yet joy was the furthest thing from my mind." [[:gamlan|Gamlan]] speaking about the destruction of his home by a water elemental.* A small elven trading post, the party came here with [[: …

  • Tablelands

    *"The world is giant, but nothing makes it feel larger than travelling the tablelands. Without a compass or a map, you could wander it for months without seeing another soul or sign of civillization. Well, aside from the creatures trying to kill you." [[: …

  • The Severed Arm

    *"The day you don't hear any fighting in the Severed Arm is the day the city has been flattened by the dragon." Random citizen of Tyr.* One of the largest inns in [[Tyr]], the Severed Arm is based in the Arena District. Rather than actually naming the …

  • The Arena of Tyr

    *"Ladies and Gentlemen! May I present... tonight's bloodbath!" Arena Announcer.* The Arena of Tyr is a large sandstone structure, the third largest building in [[Tyr]], and is located directly north of [[The Ziggurat of Tyr]] and south of [[The Golden …

  • The Grey

    *"It's curious, the people have such faith in their gods, that we watch over them in their afterlife. I resent that assertion, I have better things to do than wander the Grey, providing solace to the deceased." [[:nibenay|Nibenay]] musing on the Grey.* …

  • The Elemental Chaos

    *"Anarchy epitomized, the Elemental Chaos is where all the elements and paraelements collide, in a complete mess of fighting, mixing, and general... well, chaos." [[:nibenay|Nibenay]] on the Elemental Chaos.* A seething cauldron of elemental forces, …

  • The Great Alluvial Sand Wastes

    *"Okay, I recognize this spire. I think I'm going the right way. Two more days, tops." Excerpt from a journal found deep in the wastes.* Hundreds of shifting sand dunes, interspersed with isolated stone spires. The Great Alluvial Sand Wastes aren't …

  • Fort Iron

    *"Halt, and be recognized. What business have you in Tyr?" Templar stationed at Fort Iron.* A fort formerly operated by the Templars of [[:kalak|King Kalak]]. The party passed by Fort Iron on the way to [[Tyr]]. When the party came across it, there …

  • Fort Amber

    *"State your business in the city." Templar stationed at Fort Amber.* A fort maintained by the templars of [[:kalak|King Kalak]], Fort Amber watches over the southern road to [[Tyr]], watching over the passing caravans and protecting the road from …

  • Fort Skonz

    *"What sort of name is Skonz? Hard enough landing wenches when they find you're a despotic templar, telling them you work at Fort Skonz doesn't help. Fort Iron, Fort Courage, Fort Manly they may as well be called." Clerk at Fort Skonz.* A small …

  • Fort Courage

    *"Serve your god, serve your city! Join the regiments today!" Weathered poster outside Fort Courage's gate.* A curious fort, run by [[Urik]]'s templars, out in the middle of the wastes, watching over the mining town of [[Makla]] in the Smoking Crown …