Alter Aeon Area - The salt flats
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Recommended Area Level: 35
Creator(s): draak shadowfax
Location: The Alter Aeon Mainland
Nearby Areas -
East - The outpost of Draj
Southwest - Hamlet of Basho-Shio
South - The Lost Kingdom of Q'thelas
West - The Swamps of Sorrow
Northeast - Halite Caverns beneath the salt flats
'Where salty seas once lapped their tides,
Beyond K'tinga, river long and wide.
Where now the scorpion and vulture dwell,
Before the Wyrms came, foul and fell.
She shone, she shone, in radiant white,
Gleaming free of evil's blight.
Her temple high, her streets, they shone,
Girdled by gleaming pale stone.
Golden were her glory days,
In silver were her knights arrayed.
She gathered in the riches great,
Gold and emeralds adorned her gates.
And elf and man were mingled there,
In Q'thelas, the City Fair.'
East of the Aztecs is a flat depression of land, white with the salt of
a long dried-up sea. Legend tells of Q'thelas, the seat of a mighty
Empire that once ruled from upon the flats. The Aztecs do not seek it,
believing it forever lost to the dark powers. However, even their
empire is built atop the foundations and ruins of the former, and riches
are to be had not far from the gates of their city. If such wonders await
nearby, who knows what may lay undisturbed in a more distant, isolated