Lofty Peaks

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A close approximation of how the Lofty Peaks looks, though not as clearly visible.
The Lofty Peaks is the top left turqouise area.
Main article: Elves

The Lofty Peaks is the name of the extended area where almost all elves live. It is also known by the names the Three Peaks, the Marble Peaks or simply the Peaks. When elves talk amongst themselves they may also just call it Home.


Mountains

The "Three Peaks", "Marble Peaks" or just "The Peaks" are nicknames of the three tall mountains where most elves live in or on. Five elven cities are located in and on the peaks and a few satellite cities exist spread around the world as well. The three peaks and the five cities are:

  • Peak Silmawen (translated: Silver Maiden)
    • City X
    • City X
  • Peak Calmuina (translated: Shining Secret)
    • City Allenorai (1 of 2)
      • High Armoury - The most precious items of all elves are stored here, though some powerful items (especially of destruction) are stored in Rauco Oro instead.
      • Health Wing
        • Genesis Chambers
          • Incubation Centre
    • City X
  • Peak Rauco Oron (translated: Mount Dread)
    • City X

This what is left of their ancient homeland. Elves have a strong affinity to the peaks and feel a little bit empty when they leave them even for shorter journeys. The peaks themselves are a natural anomaly and are made up of different types of marble. The cities built high on the mountain slopes are also made exclusively of marble and the snow and ice from the mountain tops hide the actual cities pretty well.


Hidden

The area will only be found by someone who knows the way there, and many exporing humans have lost their lives looking for the mysterious peaks. Even if you know where they are, several other peaks around the larger area have high levels of marble and it's easy to get lost, especially in winter. No roads are kept clean, and elves rely almost exclusively on their internal passages and interlinking gates between their cities.


Argiculture

Food is provided partly from hunting, pure conjuration as well as some limited farming in the vallies. There are vales with artificial heating from powerful magical artefacts and some food is simply traded with the northernmost Northrealm outposts.



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