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  • Brindol

    Brindol is a small city in the heart of Elsir Vale. One of the largest settlements in the Vale, Brindol is a prosperous farming community and caravan stopover located along the Dawn Way on the south bank of the Elsir River. Orchards of apple and pear …

  • The Red Hand of Doom

    h3. Origins For centuries following the collapse of Rhestilor, the dry and dusty Wyrmsmoke Mountains were home to dozens of goblinoid tribes. Although travelers were forced to skirt the goblin-infested hills by a generous margin, in general the …

  • Axehaft Security

    This huge building is owned by an elderly but still vigorous dwarf named [[Eldremma Axenhaft]]. She keeps a small contingent of fighters and warriors on staff, hiring them out as guards for merchants.

  • Shrine of Bahamut

    This modest building is now a religious center catering to the local followers of Bahamut. There is no permanent clergy, but it is maintained by followers in the city and traveling clerics of the Platinum Dragon often stop here as they’re passing through …

  • Brindol Gentleman's Club

    Andraki Lenn, proprietor of this high-class tavern, prides himself on providing a clean, sophisticated venue for Brindol’s populace to seek entertainment and drink. The main attraction of the Gentleman's Club, however, are the female dancers whose …

  • College of Ioun

    This two-story building is perhaps the most prestigious place of learning in the entire Elsir Vale. The academy offers courses in history, magical theory, geography, alchemy, engineering, and culture. [[Jalissa]] works at the college.

  • The Laughing Manticore

    This building is a combination tavern and brewery. The taproom caters to rich but wild patrons, making it a place where most adventurers feel right at home. The Laughing Manticore's most well-known product is its manticore mead, a pale red drink of honey …

  • Kaal Manor

    This richly furnished manor commands an impressive view of the vale to the east of Brindol. With its own stable, garden, and archery range, Kaal Manor might well be the greatest and most tasteful display of wealth in the city. It seems that everyone in …

  • Shrine of the Open Door

    This shrine to Avandra has a small but deeply spiritual congregation. The shrine is also bolstered by discreet but generous endowments from Brindol's merchants, whose fortunes and trade prospects are directly affected by Avandra's influence.

  • Brindol Cemetery

    This large compound is surrounded by a low stone wall. Rumors circulate among the townsfolk that a malignant ghost wanders the cemetery at night.

  • Temple of Erathis

    This modest-sized structure is breathtaking to behold. Since the Battle of Brindol, civilization, reason, and the rule of law hold great favor with the general citizenry; as a result, the clergy of Erathis are seen as performing a valuable public service …

  • Alpenglow Trading House

    Ravastine Alpenglow, an Eladrin entrepreneur, opened the trading house per her father’s dying wish. For the last 10 years, Ravastine has supplied adventurers with good-quality items at reasonable prices.

  • Haskinar Mansion

    The Haskinars are Brindol's least pretentious noble family. While they can't quite trace their lineage back to Brindol's foundation as the Kaals and the Teskerwills can, they come close. The populous Haskinar clan's claim to fame is near-domination of the …

  • Eoffram Troyas

    Councilmember Eoffram Troyas is a new addition to the Brindol city council. As such, he is less prone to the traditional means of accomplishing important tasks. In a short time, he has established a reputation as an outspoken, and sometimes combative, …

  • Damon Gunter

    This venerable dwarf nobleman is the head of the Prospectors guild. While not as charismatic as any of the other merchant lords in town, he still commands a significant amount of respect due to the level of control the Prospectors' Guild has over the …

  • Chief Inspector Harrik Orenna

    Beefy, red-faced Chief-Inspector Orenna is that unfortunate case of a man whose ambition clearly outstrips his ability. Of mediocre intellect, he is only too ready to seize on circumstantial evidence to support his erroneous conclusions. He is anxious to …

  • Elim Kraag

    Elim is a polite man, slightly build but well able to defend himself. He is particularly charming to women, for whom he is always ready to offer a discount on drinks at his tavern. Originally a resident of Dennovar, he took over the proprietorship of the …

  • Marsden Kaal

    A tall, imposing man in his early forties with patrician features and the least touch of gray in his hair, Marsden Kaal is a shrewd and gifted merchant who owns more business and holds more outstanding markers than anyone else in Brindol. Marsden …

  • Rhola Haskinar

    Though almost eighty years old, Lady Rhola Haskinar still possesses a keen mind for business, as well as a dry sense of humor. When it suits her purpose, she sometimes affects the pose of a doddering old woman, but rarely does so these days, because her …

  • Adronsius

    A quiet, awkward dwarf with nervous, darting eyes, Adronsius runs the alchemist's shop in Brindol. He's something of a misfit, and has a habit of absent-mindedly twisting parts of his lengthy beard into knots whenever he speaks to someone. He tends to …

  • Kartenix

    A guard captain of Brindol, Kartenix is a bluff, hearty, good-natured man with a fierce russet beard, a booming laugh, and a willingness to share a drink with anyone over a tall tale or three. He often takes night watch and has developed a jocular …

  • Sertanian

    An elderly man who fought in the Battle of Brindol, Sertanian is now the caretaker of the Hall of Great Valor, which houses the relics from that titanic battle. Sertanian is a dignified old man with a slight tremor in his hands and an almost obsessive …

  • Zerriksa

    A stout, middle-aged woman with prematurely grey hair, Zerriksa is an adept tailor and seamstress. Her husband, a caravan driver, was slain some years ago when brigands attacked his caravan, which was bound for Dennovar. Zerriksa is a reserved, self- …

  • Edgar Sommerfield

    An insecure, petty, and restless man, Edgar craves notoriety and the public accolades which he feels are his natural birthright. He is the second son of the Sommerfield family, a minor noble family whose poverty forced Edgar into the world to make a name …

  • Mirtala

    A tiny little wisp of a woman (just under five feet tall), Mirtala is a renown cook at the Blind Tiger, an expensive, upper-class Brindol inn. Rescued from dungeons of Castle Rivenroar by heroes.

  • Shael Kennedy

    A fast-talking, easily startled woman in her early '30s, Dawnmaster Shael Kennedy is constantly worried that her faith is not well-represented in Brindol's general population. As a result, conversations with her tend to degenerate into extended …

  • Ellis Sheppard

    Horizon Walker Sheppard is a boisterous, middle-aged hedonist with a relaxed attitude to religious worship. As befits a servant of a god whose portfolio also includes love, he is quite free with his affections, changing lovers almost as frequently as he …

  • Theodore Sadler

    High Sage Theodore Sadler (more commonly known simply as Sage Sadler) never met an intellectual discussion he didn't like. A detail-oriented scholar with a particular interest in the history of magic weapons, he will happily spend hours discussing the …

  • Miriel Starlight

    A free spirit, Miriel is the temporary caretaker of the Shrine of the Open Door, which maintains a small but vocal following in Brindol. Miriel crisscrosses the Vale frequently and is rarely in Brindol for more than a few days every few months.

  • Elena Trueheart

    A recent arrival to Brindol from the town of Marthton, Elena Trueheart is still finding her way in the city. Politely but consistently ostracized because of her racial heritage (Brindol's distrust of dragons of any kind dates back to the Red Hand's …

  • Corinna

    Corinna's dance routines at the Brindol Gentleman's Club are the stuff of legend in the city. Brindol's authorities suspect that Corinna may be at the bottom of a number of illegal operations in the city (fencing, thieving, protection rackets, and the …

  • John Garnett

    John Garnett, warden of Brindol City Jail, is a silent, cold-eyed man, with a strange predilection for wearing black gloves at all times. Unexpectedly murdered by Bob McGinty, Garnett was actually "Headmaster" Jakob Gant, the old principal of Hopeful …

  • Thorin Blackstaff

    Dry, officious, and guarded in his speech, Thorin is the quintessential dwarf lawyer, though he may unbend slightly if he has a glass of old port in his hand and a roaring fire warming his old bones.