The Cut 15 feet wide at its base, and approximately the same in length, although it narrows to five feet wide (and covered) at the entrance to the tomb of Queen Eimhear. There stands a single flat slab of worked stone in an inclined groove cut into the mountain itself, a ton or more of sense gray stone. Someone has punched through the slab in … Continue reading The Barrow of Queen Eimhear
Hidden in the remote wooded northern foothills of the Devil’s Beacon mountains, the village consists of a dozen cozy cottages built in harmony with nature, and a nearby grove of ancient trees (Oak, Ash, and Thorn) considered sacred to the Gael culture.
The nearest trade town is the village of Ruiger Moor, who trade with Aberhonddu, half a day’s travel downstream to the north. Ruiger Moor recently suffered a defeat in battle courtesy of raiding bandits, who made off with livestock and captives. Continue reading Village of Eglantine Grove, a Hidden Gael enclave in Brycheiniog
Situated in a valley in the northern foothills of the Devil’s Beacon mountains, the village proper lies on a low hill surrounded by a ditch, with an excellent view in all directions (and encompassing the greatest extent of arable land within several miles).
Ruiger Moor has been inhabited for more than a millenia, back to the last alliance between the Cymru and Fair Folk, before the arrival of the Holy Empire. While there is a shrine to the Annuaki of the Imperial Church in the village, religious enthusiasm is somewhat dampened by the number of ancient bloodlines (with likewise ancient religious practices). Continue reading Ruiger Moor, Village in Kingdom Brycheiniog