Talanor, the Bright Tower
Realms - Talanor-The Point
Once a seedy section of town, the Point has ben ‘cleaned up’ on several occasions since the founding the Vale. However, all attempts have retsulted in failure with corruption and crime quickly resurfacing. The Point has burnt on a few occasions; most recently in 7453 E.C.
Points of Interest
1. The Bright Tower Bridge
This multi-leveled bridge houses many of the refugees from Earthenwork. The eastern end of the bridge is the muster point for the retaking of The Point.
2. The Laughing Crow Inn
This inn was secured by the City Guard on the 16th of Selefis, 7995 E.C. It currently sits vacant.
Once a bustling post stop, this scriviner’s shop appears vacant. The shutters are still open and no noise or lights have been seen since the Shaping.
The famed brewery was known for over a dozen differently styled ales. It was founded by the Gottschäll family from the Freehold of Ennward over a thousand years ago.
5. Screaming Timber
The arkwright, Michan Ó Duinnín, is famed chest maker in the Vale. He comes from a long line of craftsman that have lived in the Vale for five generations. A kind hearted old man, he was jovial and welcoming to strangers in the Vale.
6. The Late Hazelnut Tavern & Inn
An inn known for keeping the doors open throughout the night.
7. The Leather Strap
A saddler and malemaker shop.
8. Wuht Knot’s
A ropemaker shop.
9. By Hammer and Hand
The oldest blacksmithing emporium in The Point, this shop was acquired by Welmôur Leadtoe in 7967 E.C. The talkative and personable dwarf is well-respected bladesmith and beloved by all who know him.
10. Blackstone Forge
A blacksmith shop specializing in armor.
11. The Low Gate
Originally built in 2765 E.C., this gate was primarily used by servants and commoners to travel between Oldtown and the Point.
12. Gráisen’s Watch
A tower on the Oldtown Wall.
13. Tower Gate
The main northern gate into Oldtown along the Dragon’s Road leading to the Points and the bridge to the Bright Tower.
14. New Point Gate
A gate between Oldtown and The Point opened in 6922 E.C. after a portion of the wall collapsed following a devastating fire.
15. Fágáin’s Tower
The tower built following the fire of 6922 E.C. named after the mayor of Oldtown at the time of the construction.
16. Sallustia’s Wares
A leatherworker and tanner’s workshop.
17. The Broken Rose Inn
The nicest and most popular inn for travelers in The Point.
18. The Red Whistle
A seedy tavern known for raunchy parties and fatalities.
19. The Winking Dragon Jeweler
A famed gnomish jeweler’s workshop.
20. The Dreaming Window
A general store operated by Nyco Caihàna, an ambitious twilight elf who came to the Vale less than a decade ago.
*21. The Iron Toe
The shop of a hobgoblin shoemaker.
*22. The Mother’s Rest
Convalescence house dedicated Teysura.
23. The Old Market
A small market of fresh fruits and vegetables produced by the farming coop in the Crescent.
The shop of an expert carpenter.
25. The Tilted Anvil
The largest blacksmith shop in The Point, frequented by most of the residents of The Estates.
The home of the appointed Constable of The Point. Twice the City Guard has sent men to secure the building only to be repelled before they could even enter it.
27. Bell Tower
The bell tower, constructed first in 2355 E.C., has been rebuilt and updated constantly by the gnomes of Kaladrym.
Known for the smell of fresh bread wafting through the district each morning, the bakery was a popular stop for most of the residents of The Point. While the sweet smells have stopped since the Shaping, smoke from the chimney has been seen on several occasions.
29. The Lucky Loom
This shop was the home of Atsuko, a curt but talented weaver.
30. The Tired Flame Inn
This inn was secured by the City Guard on the 16th of Selefis, 7995 E.C. It is currently serving as housing for Cássyon Edelmahn and the City Guard.
31. The Estates Gate
The steel gate that leads to The Estates. The gates have been unhinged and broken, requiring significant repair before it can securely close.