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  • Nentir Inn

    The Nentir Inn is a fairly new addition to the town of [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]] being only about two years old. Built of fieldstone and timber, it stands to the west of the town but just outside the town walls on the west bank of the [[Nentir River]] a …

  • Silver Unicorn Inn

    For many years, the Silver Unicorn has billed itself as the Pride of [[Fallcrest]], charging high rates for its attentive service and well appointed rooms. The recent opening of the [[Nentir Inn]] put a big dent in the Silver Unicorn's business, and the …

  • The Grey Company

    The Grey Company are a newly formed adventuring band based at present in [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]]. The main members currently consist of: * [[:alexander-grey | Alexander Grey]] * [[:alyssa | Alyssa Frostmane]] * [[:gorman | Gorman]] * [[:moira- …

  • Five-Arch Bridge

    Dwarf artisans from the citadel of [[Hammerfast]] built a fine stone bridge over the [[Nentir River]] two hundred years ago. Although the bridge was destroyed when [[Fallcrest]] fell, the great stone piers supporting it remained intact, so a few years …

  • Tower of Waiting

    This old fortification was built on a small island in the [[Nentir River]] to guard the city from any waterborne attack from the north. It fell into ruin even before the sack of the old city, and now is little more than an empty shell overrun by mice and …

  • The Bluffs

    [[Fallcrest]] is divided in half by a great cliff snaking northwest to southwest across the town. The Bluffs average 150 to 250 feet in height. They are not strictly vertical, but are too tall and steep to be easily climbed.

  • The Catacombs

    The limestone bluffs between Hightown and Lowtown hold a number of caves, which the folk of [[Fallcrest]] have used as burial crypts for centuries. As caves fill up, they are walled off and forgotten about. Naturally, stories abound in town about the …

  • Moonwash Falls

    A small, swift stream known as the Moonwash flows through [[Fallcrest]] to meet the [[Nentir River]]. The stream is rarely more than 20 feet wide or 5 feet deep. The town's children love to play in the pool at the base of the falls in the summertime.

  • The Market Green

    The majority of [[Fallcrest]]'s folk live above the bluffs in Hightown and walk down to do business on the streets of Lowtown, which bustle with commerce. This wide square is an open, grassy meadow where Fallcrest's merchants and visiting traders do …

  • Knight’s Gate

    [[Fallcrest]]'s northern city gate is known as Knight's Gate, because the Lord Warden's riders normally come and go fron the city by this road. The gate consists of strong outer doors of iron=reinforced timber and an inner portcullis between a pair of …

  • Wizard’s Gate

    [[Fallcrest]]'s eastern city gate is known as Wizard's Gate, because it's the gate most convenient to the Septarch's Tower. The road to the east travels a few miles into the surrounding hills, linking a number of outlying farms and homesteads with the …

  • King’s Gate

    [[Fallcrest]]'s southern gate was destroyed in the attack that devasted the city long ago, and it still has not been entirely rebuilt. One of the two paired towers is nothing but rubble, and several large gaps remain in the town walls south of the bluffs …

  • Upper Quays

    Boats proceeding down the [[Nentir River]] must stop here and offload their cargo, which is then portaged through the town to the [[Lower Quays]] and loaded onto boats below the [[The Nentir Falls]]. Likewise, cargo heading in the other direction is …

  • Lower Quays

    Keelboats and similar craft put in here to unload their cargo and portage it up to other boats above [[The Nentir Falls]]. As described for the [[Upper Quays]], the [[Porter's Guild]] jealously defends its monopoly on moving cargo around the falls. Boats …

  • House of the Sun

    When [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]] was a larger city, it supported several good sized temples located in the Hightown districts. With the town's depopulation, several of these were abandoned, including the House of the Sun, a temple dedicated to [[Pelor]]. …

  • Temple of Erathis

    This large, impressive stone temple is finished with [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]]'s native marble. Its chapel is a large rotunda with a 30 foot tall dome. The temple of [[Erathis]] is the largest and most influential temple in town. The place also includes …

  • Halfmoon Trading House

    The Halfmoon family is a large, far flung clan of Halflings who keep small trading posts in several settlements throughout the [[Nentir Vale | Nentir Vale]]. This is the largest and most important of those establishments. It's under the care of [[: …

  • House Azaer

    A small, well off trading company, House Azaer is owned by the Tieflings of the Azaer family. They import goods (including arms and armour) from [[Hammerfast]], [[Harkenwold]], and the lands to the South, and organise caravans up to [[Winterhaven]] …

  • Moonstone Keep

    Moonstone Keep is an old castle that sits atop a steep-sided hill overlooking the town of [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]] and is the home and seat of Lord Warden [[:faren-markelhay | Faren Markelhay]], his wife the Lady [[:allande-markelhay | Allande Markelhay …

  • Fallcrest Stables

    [[:lannar-thistleton | Lannar Thistleton]] owns this business in [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]], providing travelers with tack, harness, stabling, shoeing, wagons, and just about anything dealing with horses, mules, or ponies. He keeps a large corral about …

  • Erandil Zemoar

    Erandil Zemoar is the Inn Keeper of the [[Nentir Inn | Nentir Inn]] in the town of [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]]. He is a charming Half-Elf who arrived at the town about two years ago and built the Inn on the west bank of the river, just outside the town …

  • Nimozaran the Green

    Nimozaran is an elderly Wizard and "High Septarch of Fallcrest" and master of the Wizards guild in [[Fallcrest]]. He resides in the [[Septarch’s Tower | Septarch’s Tower]] with an apprentice named [[:tobolar-quickfoot | Tobolar Quickfoot]]. He can teach …

  • Selarund Halfmoon

    Selarund is in charge of the [[Halfmoon Trading House | Halfmoon Trading House]], the largest and most important trading house belonging to the [[Halfmoon Clan]] in the [[Nentir Vale]], based in [[Fallcrest]]. He is a friendly Halfling who dispenses a …

  • Grundelmar

    Grundelmar is loud and opinionated, a real fire breather who goes on about smiting evil wherever it might lurk. He has recently moved to [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]] from [[Hammerfast]], taking it on himself to reestablish the [[House of the Sun | House …

  • Dirina Mornbrow

    Dirina is the High Priestess of the [[Temple of Erathis | Temple of Erathis]] in [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]] and not surprisingly worships [[Erathis]]. She is a woman of about sixty who is convinced of the superiority of Erathis's dogma, and disappointed …

  • Faren Markelhay

    Faren Markelhay is a middle aged human with a keen mind and a dry wit. He is the Lord Warden of [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]] and as such not only runs the town but also owns most of it! He is a powerful man but fair and is making some headway in to seeing [[ …

  • Allande Markelhay

    Lady Allande Markelhay is a cool and reserved woman, ten years younger than her husband [[:faren-markelhay | Faren Markelhay]]. A student of the arcane arts, she uses her powers to advise her husband. They have four children, the eldest, Ernesto, …

  • Ressilmae Starlight

    Ressilmae Starlight is the High Priest of [[Moonsong Temple | Moonsong Temple]] in [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]]. A wise and compassionate Elf who finnished adventuring decades ago and retired to a contemplative life. He is a muscian of great skill who …

  • Lannar Thistleton

    Lannar is a friendly fellow of about forty, with a large brood of children at his home out in the countryside. He owns the [[Fallcrest Stables | Fallcrest Stables]] in [[Fallcrest | Fallcrest]], has a paddock near [[Wizard’s Gate | Wizard’s Gate]] and has …