July 24, 2020 scrollmaster

This is the fortress town of “PlaneStep”, a town that has grown around the swirling magical vortex known as the “Drowning” . The Drowning connects the material plane to other planes in unpredictable manner. Sometimes it brings otherworldly treasure, sometimes nightmarish danger hence the town and it citizens are always battle ready. The strong city walls are designed as much to keep foes out, as they are to keep truly devastating dangers from spreading out. Due to the always imminent risk of danger emerging from the Drowning, the town’s rich and important citizens live up the mountain sides on huge…

July 24, 2020 scrollmaster

95 years ago, a violent earthquake shook the town of Port Pleasant followed by an enormous shape appearing from the earth itself tearing a huge scar across town killing hundreds of people. Initially the local Fey living around the nearby volcano were blamed and hunted, but no matter the interrogation, none of the Feyfolk had any insight to share and in time they all disappeared back to the Feywild fearing the superstition of the local townsfolk as much as the huge unknown shape. Since then the shape has laid dormant and impenetrable and become a recognised feature of the town,…