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  • Geography

    *The Land* Wendar occupies a broad valley nestled among the Adri Varma Plateau (west), the Mengul Mountains (east), and the Wendarian Range (south). It is a secluded and ancient land that still holds many secrets and marvels. Historically the residents …

  • Mengul Mountains

    The western Mengul Mountains (10,000’ above the valley), running northwest-to-southeast, prohibit direct contact with the Denagothian Plateau save for a single guarded pass. Red and white pines and firs cover the lower slopes. The peaks of the Menguls …

  • Laughing Woods

    Along the Mengul Mountains, the wind howls through the Laughing Woods. The rushing wind produces sounds like giggling and laughter at night. The woods are home to grizzly bear, elk, moose, wolf, boar, elf, human, gnome, stirge, and lynx. Wraiths, …

  • Kevareth aka Kevar Hills

    !(media-item-align-center)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/259564/Kevareth.jpg?1383953861(Kevareth.jpg)! Kevareth, or the Kevar Hills, are the foothills where the Wendarian Range and the Mengul Mountains come together. The hills rise quickly from …

  • Korrigan Forest

    In addition to the [[Kevareth Woods]], evergreen and mixed forests blanket more than half of the [[Sonnoleth Plains]], the most important of which is the Korrigan Forest. The Korrigan Forest lies due west of the Kevar Hills. The majority of the realm’s …

  • Forest of Shadows

    The Forest of Shadows lies along the middle of the Wendarian Range. The northern faces of the mountains are rather sheer with little in the way of foothills. The Forest of Shadows is thus cast in a shadowy existence particularly during the winter months. …

  • Forest of Bounty

    The Forest of Bounty lines the western border. Mighty and sturdy oaks grow here, as does basswood. Logging is a profitable industry, and game is plentiful, particularly grouse. !(media-item-align-center)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/259567/ …

  • Enchanted Forest

    At the center of the Genalleth Valley is the mysterious Enchanted Forest, a region that the elves hold sacred. Legends speak of fairies and other sylvan creatures who protect the forest from those who would trespass against nature. Few humans live in the …

  • Scarlet Groves

    !(media-item-align-center)//db4sgowjqfwig.cloudfront.net/assets/260034/Scarlet_Grove.jpg?1384045325(Scarlet_Grove.jpg)! Legend says that the Scarlet Groves arose at the foot of the Menguls after thousands of soldiers died in defending Wendar from …

  • Climate and Environmental Notes

    Wendar is shielded from much of the weather patterns in the Know World. Spring and fall precipitation is generated by systems in Glantri that are strong enough to pass over the Wendarian Range. Because rainfall comes in rare, sudden bursts, flashfloods …

  • Trees

    [[Sequoia]] [[Balsam Fir]] [[Blue Ash]] [[Oak]] [[White Spruce]] [[Green Ash]] [[Bass Wood]] [[Aspen]] [[Pine, Red and White]]

  • Sequoia

    *Sequoia* Typically found throughout the [[Korrigan Forest | Korrigan Forest]]. Thet are Wendar's largest single trees by volume. Growing to an average height of 160–279 ft and 20–26 ft in diameter. Sequoia bark is fibrous, furrowed, and may be 3.0 ft …

  • Cu Síth

    *Cù-Sìth* (pronounced "coo-shee"), are large, 200-pound, 4-foot tall hounds. They are known throughout the world as elven dogs, for their features resemble those of elves and they are often found in the employ of elves (who use them as guards). Though …

  • Adri Varma Plateau

    The Adri Varma plateau is a vast and diversified plateau. The plateau's wall, or side, has been broken in several places with millennia's of erosion, earthquakes and other geological activities. In several places, rubble from rock slides and other natural …

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