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Inbar’s Guide to the Northlands: Tension and Release

Dearest Mother and Father, It has been too many months since my last letter. Fear not, I am safe and well though I made the unfortunate error of embroiling myself in a conflict between two families in Glasvale… Familial Feuds Some issues are beyond solving with words or at the holmganga. When this occurs in the Northlands, it often results in a feud. While feuds sometimes result from legitimate wrongs, just as often they begin as petty...

Inbar’s Guide to the Northlands: To Thrymheim

Dearest Mother and Father, Circumstances in Gastropnir have become difficult to bear. New elements in the settlement have made it dangerous to be anything other than a giant. I am leaving today to journey to Thrymheim, another giant community. To do so though, I must brave a cold so vicious I cannot describe it. The Cold Road The road from Gastropnir to Thrymheim is an unnervingly wide packed-dirt track marred by ruts from carts and barrows of...

Inbar’s Guide to the Northlands: Among the Giants

Dearest Mother and Father, It feels as though it has been far too long since sending my last notes to you. The last weeks have been spent in Gastropnir, a city of giants! The Town of Gastropnir Gastropnir is unlike any place I have been before. I have never had to pay so much attention and step so carefully lest I end up enslaved or worse! The town of Gastropnir has expanded substantially in the last decade. In the past, this area was a few...

Inbar’s Guide to the Northlands: Farm Life and Customs

Dearest Mother and Father, It has been a few weeks since I sent my last letter. I have since left my companion Aksel in the forest and continued North to a farm in the shadows of Reykerbrand. Ger, Eyba, and their children work the harsh lands tirelessly and allow me to stay with them in exchange for my assistance with their crops and livestock. A Harsh Life The life of a farmer, or karl, in the Northlands is not an easy one. The land outside of...

Inbar’s Guide to the Northlands: Arrival in Stannasgard

Dearest Mother and Father, The journey has been long, but my feet have now touched ground in the Northlands. We saw what remained of a ship, abandoned in the water. A crewmember explained it had likely been set upon by pirates. It had sustained some damage, and the captain gave it a wide berth. Once, the barrelman said he saw something in the distance and claimed it to be a kraken, but we never saw it up close. The Journey The port city of...


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