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  • Cities

    You know... there are tons of cities in this region, but I can't seem to find the books we have on any but these two. [[Immdar]] is the capital city of the empire of the same name. [[Westport]] is the very large city on the west coast of the same bay …

  • Westport

    h2. Westport On the western shore of Starcoast, it provides the capital city with storage, labor, lodging, and industry. Below is an overview of the city's main landmarks organized by ward. h3. [[North Gate]] h5. [[Tournament Grounds]] h5. …

  • Statue of the Sea-Elf

    On the tip of the narrow promontory is a large marble statue of an elven sailor, reaching across the bay towards the Starcoast elves. An inscription reads in both Common and Elven, “Thanks to the elves of Starcoast for teaching us the ways of the water, …

  • The Tattered Flags

    An inexpensive and gargantuan sailor's inn and tavern. There's four large shared rooms that can sleep 50 each. There are also two dozen common private rooms, a half dozen good private rooms, and two proper suites. There are three tattered flags that fly …

  • Westgate Inn

    Run by [[Kev Bell]], this is a pretty standard wayside inn. Touts and members of the [[Guild of Travel]] often wait around here looking for easy sells. The walls are decorated with mounted weapons of all sorts, quite unbefitting of an inn. There are …

  • The Salt Ward

    The Salt Ward is the slummiest part of Westport. That said, it's not that bad. Most of the commonfolk that work the bay live in the Salt Ward. It gets a salty spray from the bay every now and then, thus the name. The salt has a tendency to wear away most …

  • The Circuit

    An artificial waterway designed for racing. The length of the course is over 10 miles long and it is wide enough to fit five sailing catamarran abreast. Most races are big events, but racers can be seen settling private affairs via the circuit as well. …

  • The Imperial District

    The Imperial District is where the garrison stays, trains, and administers. The area is the most heavily patrolled in the city. There are few merchant vendors here, and few permanent residences. The majority of the building space is barracks, temporary …

  • Gryphon Lawn

    The Gryphon Lawn is one of several imperial gardens in the district, but it is set apart by the symbol of the empire, the Giant Gryphon, set into brass and displayed for the city to see. The lawn is manicured, lined with flowers, trees, fountains filled …

  • Imperial Administration Building

    On the river-side end of the Gryphon Lawn is the Imperial Administration Building. All matters where the empire and its laws are concerned are handled here, including taxation, judgement, inheritence, etc. The building houses many services including a …

  • Fresh Markets

    Along the north side of the main avenue to the harbor are the fresh markets. Not only do they sell fish, but trade goods off the ships here. A bit removed from the main avenue is the slave auction and the goblin warren beside it. If it weren't for these …

  • The Bay Markets

    Most of the trade in the city is carried out here. Private citizens go shopping here as do trader captains looking to pad their ship hulls with some extra commodities. There are all sorts of goods for sale: fresh fruit, dried fruit, vegetables, meats, …

  • Grof's House of Cards

    Grof is a dwarf who loves two things: ale and gambling. So he built an establishment that provides him his greatest pleasures. Grof is a talented gambler. [[:alek-darksbane | Alek Darksbane]] was lodging here for some time when he came to Westport. …

  • Penny Library

    Used papers, sold for cheap, at a copper a page. They're totally unsorted, and almost certainly mundane. A good portion of them are receipts, lists, and other discarded letters and handbills. A few bound books exist, but most are used erotica. [[:alek- …

  • Cabal Banner Pole

    Members of the [[Jisha Cabal]] fly their banners here if they are in the city. The banners display the wizards' arcane mark. There are about 30 resident cabalists who fly their flags at the top of the pole, and half a dozen flying near the bottom. The …

  • Corner District

    The Corner District is a strange amalgamation of things. Many people who don't know where they're going somehow find their way here and often end up liking it. Several of the churches are here and it is also the district where the dead are handled. …