The Green (BRP)
Magical Adventures Beneath the Canopy
Some say it began as a garden planted by the old gods when the world was young¸ so they might shade themselves from the fiery sun and take rest from their divine pursuits. Others maintain that a strong¸ healthy magic infuses the mountain waters that feed it¸ giving its flora and fauna their prodigious health and size. Still others have called it a verdant hell where the spirits of the prideful and cursed are damned to spend eternity among the insects¸ hounded by venomous predators. Perhaps there is a bit of truth to each...
Stretching eastward from the windswept coastlines to the Skyshelf Mountains¸ lie the forest lands of Verduria-more commonly called the Green.
Unknown to most of the known world and long thought to be legendary by the rest. Verduria is slowly becoming a fabled destination for those seeking the bounty of its resources¸ the adventure of its giant beasts and unholy creatures¸ and the secrets of its ancient magic. It is a land beautiful and harsh¸ populated with fierce tribesmen and intrepid explorers¸ forgotten races and creatures of myth.
To enter the Green is to enter a land strange and foreboding. To newcomers it appears to be a landscape made for giants or towering gods¸ for the trees rise hundreds of feet in the air and spread a lofty maze of branches easily large enough for man to traverse. The dense leafy canopy allows only broken shafts of sunlight into the dim interior. Far below¸ the land is dark and wet¸ with mist curling among pillars of giant roots¸ and creatures moving in the shadows of swamps and vine-choked channels. The rivers that pass through Verduria are the arteries of the land¸ stretching from their reedy¸ mangrove-choked deltas to the mountain gorges of their source.
This book explores this world¸ providing details on its inhabitants¸ magic¸ and history.
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