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  • The Clave Proper

    Behind fifty foot supersteel wals is the Clave proper. Highly organized in a near grid, the stone and supersteel buildings all rise to a uniform height slightly below that of the Wall, with a few shorter exceptions. Highly industrialized, the Clave is …

  • The Settled Lands

    Also called ‘the Settlement’ (never the ‘Burbs), the land outside the Wall but nearby has much more of the joi d’vivre the Clave proper lacks, but not as much in the way of amenities and technology. Given the pervasive cold and wind, buildings …

  • Freedock

    Connected to the Clave by a well-maintained road and two mag-lev monorails (one above, one below ground), Freedock is the rowdy, lawless (well, less lawful) side of the Clave. Housing about 10,000 people, Freedock supplies the Clave with access to the …

  • The Farmlands

    Beyond the Settled Lands is the Clave’s breadbasket, literally. Fields of cold-tolerant wheat stretch towards the horizon, along with barley, corn and other staples, all fertilized by the sewer effluvia of the Clave and the Settlement. Lone farmsteads …

  • Nexustown

    During the formation of the Clave, two problems were prominent in the minds of the ‘norms’: “What are we going to do with these mages?” and “What are we going to do about that ley line nexus?” In traditional Clave fashion, they solved one with the other …

  • The Ghost Lighthouse

    The white-stone lighthouse is of pre-Rifts origin, and set on a peninsula into the lake, a particularly unusual place to have a lighthouse, given the lake isn’t particularly rocky or environmentally dangerous. However, those staying over twenty-four …