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  • The House of Shadowed Corners

    A legendary hilltop manse in the Eastern wilderness, the House of Shadowed Corners is famous for its deadly hedge maze, terrible aerial guardians, and the strange, space-warping labyrinth that is said to trap anyone who manages to get inside. A few famous …

  • Bridge-on-the-Water

    A village near the [[The House of Shadowed Corners | The House of Shadowed Corners]], built on bamboo stilts over the river that runs through the valley. The only part of the village not kept over the river is a series of rice paddies on the northern …

  • The Northern Hills

    A range of hills rises to the north of the river, with a few true mountains making up the farthest peaks of the range.

  • The Nations of Chei

    The lands west of the river valley are known as the Nations of Chei—a set of petty states all descended from the same ancient conqueror. Despite (or perhaps because of) their common heritage, the Nations of Chei are frequently at war with each other. …

  • Guest Wings

    The guest wings of the manse are opulently outfitted, consisting of enough private bedrooms to outfit a state delegation, alongside attached servant's quarters, kitchens, baths, and other necessary support facilities. However, although the luxurious …

  • The Hedge Maze

    The vast hedge maze surrounding the House of Shadowed Corners sprawls for hundreds of yards in every direction, and extends high enough towards the sky to conceal a yeddim or mammoth from outside viewers. Legends say the maze hides many mysteries within …

  • The Halls of Shadowed Corners

    While gaining entry to the manse is challenging, the true difficulty of claiming it lies in navigating the Essence-shrouded labyrinth within. The halls of the manse are larger on the inside than the outside of the manse, and are mystically warding with …

  • Trials of Flame

    A set of heavy bronze double doors fill a portion of the wall past which the hallway leads. A message is engraved upon the doors in elaborate Old Realm characters, and complex designs of lacquered red and orange tiles surround the message. Upon …

  • Flower-and-Beast Cauldron

    A door of living wood offsets the corridor, and a faint musk like that of a forest after the rain emerges from it. The door bears a green jade plaque on the front, not nailed or bound to it in any conventional manner, but held in place by vine-like …