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    The Homeland campaign takes place in a rustic setting known as the [[Valley of Baryn]]. The valley is home to humans, [[elves]], and [[dwarves]] as well as the occasional halfling. The valley is roughly the size of the state of Oregon and is essentially a …

  • Elves

    Valley of Baryn

    The Valley of Baryn is an ancient glacial valley, deep and bowl-shaped and lush with ancient fertility. To the East and West the valley is flanked by the "talons" of the [[Dragons Claw Mountains]] and to the South by [[Bethal Bay]]. The northern expanses …

  • Moon Willows

    Moon Willows are regal trees native to Ilithenor and transplanted to the Valley of Baryn. They are noted for the the dellicate leaves that cover their thin, whip-like branches. Moon Willows are known for the strength of their branches and the fact that …

  • Haelden

    Haelden in the original homeland of the Haelic people. A cold, harsh land it bred powerful people who were forced to fight for everything they had. The land was full of dense, dark forests and jagged mountains all full of monsters and mythic beasts. The …

  • Bethalport

    The southern tip of Vale is populated by a gritty seafaring folk known as the Brinefolk. These salty folk have long plied the coastal waters, making their home port the town of Bethalport, named for Bethal Bay where is resides. Though they are of the …

  • Ilithenor

    The elven lands to the east of the [[Valley of Baryn]] are known by their elvish name Ilithenor. This is a land of enchantment and magic, long having been populated by the elves and having benefited from ages of arcane cultivation and enlightened …

  • Western Wilderness

    West of the [[Dragons Claw Mountains]], is a vast area of open wild lands. Here there can be found endless tracts of deep forests interrupted by rolling grasslands. The Western Wilderness, as this region is simply known, is home to creatures and races too …

  • Gaman Duir

    Across the northern expanses of the [[Dragons Claw Mountains]], beyond the [[Gully Downs]] there is a rocky prominence upon which is build the principal city of the Kingdom of [[Gallow]]. This city, the only such city in the kingdom, is known as Gaman …

  • River Nor

    Gathering from several other rivers running down from the [[Dragons Claw Mountains]], the River Nor bisects the [[Valley of Baryn]] and flows lazily southward to [[Bethal Bay]]. Because of its deep, wide and slow flow, this glacially created river is a …

  • River Robbers

    As ideal as the valley may be, it is not without its sins. Because the communities of the [[Shire of Vale]] are so spread out there is a great amount of trade that travels though vast expanses of wilderness. One of the ways that the transport of these …

  • Giants

    Though rare, these massive creatures can be found in the [[Valley of Baryn]]. Holdouts from ages past or more recent imigrants from lands to the west of the valley, giants pose a very real threat to the communities of the valley. Most townships and even …

  • Wyvern

    The only sort of dragonkind found in the [[Valley of Baryn]], wyverns are a quite frequent site. They are known as keen hunters and often lair in the rocky cliffs and peaks of the [[Dragons Claw Mountains]] where they may range for miles seeking out their …