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“Far to the north, sitting like an anvil beeath the hammer that is the Realm of the Shadow Princes, lies Nentir Vale. While never a strategically important domain, Bael Nerath nevertheless took great pains to protect this region. For a time it was quite prosperous. But like all former imperial provinces the deepening shadows threaten to strangle it.”

—An Examination of Iskandria and its Wonders, by Aldayn Rotebinder, Sage and Advisor to the Lord of the Grinding Peaks, Governor of the City-State of Telain

Nestled in the northern realms, the Nentir Vale is a quiet and isolated land. It is a place of stark beauty and stunning natural wonders. It is home to sparse communities of humans and, in all reality, sits on the edge of a knife. All around the darkness grows. Some think it will only be a matter of time before the vale falls to the depredations of the local evils.

The vale is now mostly empty, with a handful of living villages and towns scattered over this wide area. Abandoned farmsteads, ruined manors, and broken keeps litter the countryside. Bandits, wild animals, and monsters roam freely throughout the vale, threatening anyone who fares more than few miles away from one of the surviving settlements. Travel along the roads or river is usually safe — usually. But every now and then, travelers come to bad ends between towns.

The Nentir Vale is a northern land, but it sees relatively little snow — winters are windy and bitterly cold for the mountains still become snow covered peaks. The Nentir River is too big to freeze except for a few weeks in the coldest part of the year. The summers are always cool and mild.

Much of the vale is covered by large stretches of open meadowland, copses of light forest, gently rolling hills and the occasional thicket of dense woodland and heavy undergrowth. The downs are hilly grassland, with little tree cover and the hills are steep and rugged, and include light forest in the valleys and saddles between hilltops.

The vale has a dread secret, long buried within it. Over the span of ages and rise and fall of empires, what was once known became rumor; rumor slowly became myth; myth turned into legend, and legend became forgotten in the misty whispers of time.

Someone has sumbled across this dread secret and seeks to unleash it and bring back a 1000 year reign that was so terrible, every record of it existing was eliminated.

…and now the Taken stir.

Please visit the wiki to find out more specific information about the campaign.
You can also read the Adventure Log to learn more about the exploits of our heroes.
You can get the juicy details of the characters as well and some of the custom items they will be using as well.
The private forums are located off this site and require special access to see.

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Filled out more wiki information and formatted it (6/5)
Filled out Nentir Vale/Fallcrest/Hammerfast Info (6/4)
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Initial Forum Threads Created (6/2)
Front Page Formatted (6/2)
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Nentir Vale: The Taken

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