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  • The Sultan's Claw

    A huge, near-leafless tree in the northern scrublands of Katapesh. It is used as a meeting and waypoint by caravans and travellers passing through the foothills of [[The Brazen Peaks]].

  • Solku

    The walled city of Solku stands as a bastion of safety against the perils of Katapesh. As the second-largest city in the land, Solku attracts travelers and traders on their way to the capitol. A great many stay longer than they had anticipated; some find …

  • The Archive of Eminent Tomes

    The Archive of Eminent Tomes is a building in [[Solku]] which serves as a repository of ancient knowledge, particularly tomes, scrolls, and documents found in Katapesh’s tombs and ruins.

  • The Lambent Citadel

    The Lambent Citadel, a sandstone building of graceful architecture and abstract, multicolored windows, houses Sarenrae’s faithful in the city of [[Solku]]. Lady Cynore oversees the temple’s activities and distributes its collected tithes to support the …

  • Breakstride

    Breakstride holds a reputation for being the largest, most comfortable, and best-stocked inn in Solku. Its location on the western edge of the city makes it easy to spot for those traveling along the river. Erilene Finch, Breakstride’s owner, dispatches …

  • Fort Longjaw

    Northeast of [[Solku]], near the Brazen Peaks, a wooden stockade stands as a symbol against gnoll aggression. The proud red flag that flaps above the fort displays a bleached white jawbone divided by a silver sword. The men and women of Fort Longjaw …

  • Pale Mountain

    Located near the junction of the Brazen Peaks and the Barrier Wall of northwest Katapesh, Pale Mountain has long been avoided by travelers, as it is well known to be the haunt of numerous tribes of gnolls, many of whom have abandoned the traditional …

  • Katapesh

    Katapesh, capital city of the region of the same name, overlooks the Obari Ocean from a sandy promontory above a series of black, glass-like cliffs called the Obsidian Wall. Beneath the cliffs a flat stretch of ground extends to the sea, and many of the …

  • The Brazen Peaks

    A mountain range on the northern edge of Katapesh which trace the border between Katapesh and Osirion. They lie to the east of [[The Barrier Wall]] mountains.

  • The Barrier Wall

    A range of mountains that mark the eastern border of Katapesh, they rise from the deserts first as rocky flatlands, then a great range of peaks that separate Katapesh from the northeastern tip of the Mwangi Expanse.

  • White Canyon

    White Canyon is the second-largest gnoll hold in Katapesh. While neither as large nor as dangerous as [[Pale Mountain]], White Canyon still poses a serious threat to travelers and settlers in the area. The [[Gnolls]] who reside there conducts frequent …

  • Ruined Temple of Sarenrae

    Long abandoned, this temple of [[Sarenrae]] has become the lair of a band of Pugwampis, amongst other things. The heroes first encountered the temple after being directed by Almah to clear it so that it could be used as a base of operations for forays …