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  • Shantytown

    _"You think Nine Bells is bad? Spend a night in Shantytown."_ Not a true district of [[Overlook]], Shantytown clings to the back of the city like a festering boil. Shantytown is a wretched maze of tents, shacks, and rotting wooden buildings, and it is …

  • Blister

    _“Looking for work? You ought to prick the blister an’ see what bubbles up . . .”_ The Blister is a rough-and-tumble section of [[Overlook]], populated by mercenaries, adventurers, and the usual sort of traveling folk with few roots. Characterized by a …

  • Boneyard

    _“Not much to do in the Boneyard aside from sicking up.”_ Occupying the southeast corner of [[Overlook]], Boneyard has every distasteful business and venture,including everything from the city’s slaughterhouses, renderers, tanners, dyers, and even the …

  • Elftown

    _“Don’t know why they still call it Elftown; can’t say as I’ve ever seen an elf there.”_ Elftown covers the northwestern corner of the inner part of [[Overlook]] and takes its name from the one elf to live there some seventy years ago. The community …

  • Forgeworks

    _“Let me tell you about this place I know. If you’re looking for armor, I can think of nowhere better to go.”_ The Forgeworks, or just the Forge, is a middle-class district given over to successful artisans, tradesfolk, and other men and women who work …

  • High Hall

    _“The heart and soul of Overlook, son, High Hall is where the movers and shakers make all the decisions.”_ High Hall, or the Old City, is where the city leaders convene to govern [[Overlook]]. Few folk still live in High Hall since nearly every inch of …

  • Nine Bells

    _“Nine Bells, Nine Hells, all the same to me.”_ Nine Bells district takes its name for the nine temples found in the heart of the district. Since these temples cater to the sick and the poor, this district draws the hungry, the diseased, and the …

  • Stonehammer

    _“There’s a different kind of stench in Stonehammer . . . it’s the stench of arrogance.”_ Stonehammer occupies the southern half of the inner city, and it wraps around [[High Hall]] up to the [[Dwarfroad]]. Like [[Elftown]], Stonehammer is home to the …

  • Tradetown

    _“Have a care in Tradetown, son. You can go there with a full purse and come out with nothing more than a pail of beans.”_ Tradetown is [[Overlook]]'s most diverse district. It is a melting pot of all races, cultures, and occupations. In many ways, …

  • Belden’s Rest

    An adorable elderly couple runs Belden’s Rest. [[Rory Teng]], human, and his wife [[Ruth Teng | Ruth]], half-elf, have operated the inn since it was first built, and the inn has a reputation for its comfortable rooms, excellent food, and courteous staff. …

  • The Gray Redoubt

    The so-called “gray redoubt” is a leaning tower of gray and black stone that has the dubious distinction of being the tallest structure in [[Shantytown]]. Speculated as being as old as the city, the tower has had many owners over the centuries, but is …

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