say that somewhere deep below the ragged, snow-covered
peaks of the Dragonspine Mountains
lies an underground drow city, well hidden from the
do not take kindly to visitors, for they value their
privacy above anything. Should
you want to explore the surrounding tunnels, use utmost
caution. For the tunnels too
are full of danger beyond your worst nightmares. Creatures
of unknown origin lurk in off-road caves, waiting for
the unwary adventurer. The
city itself is home to an ancient cult of Lloth,
the dark spider goddess who is told to require bloody
rituals and even human sacrifices. Her
main temple is permanently surrounded by a shroud of
darkness. Only a select few
are allowed to enter the Lower
City where the temple is located.
In the Upper
City you can find public services
including a massage parlour, a shop selling bizarre
mushrooms and lichen, even a house of ill repute (and
even worse reputation). But
outsiders are sure to be charged a ridiculous price,
if not refused service altogether.
as a visit might seem, those who have seen the Noble
House, the Arena,
or - if lucky - even Lloth's
great temple, keep returning.
to once again behold the stalactite buildings lit by
an eerie lichen glow.
to breathe the damp cavern air smelling of unknown herbs
to feel the cold, lofty atmosphere of the city streets.
you fall under the strange, bittersweet charm of Underdark,
your soul will never again feel at peace.
You will return.