Posts tagged with Hookspire

Map of a sea cave connected through a tunnel to Oldport Keep.
Mar 18, 2019

Smuggler's Cave at Oldport Keep

Countless sea caves perforate the length of the Shattered Coast. Some are underneath Hookspire and Oldport Keep itself, and have been used for generations as meeting places and hideouts for smugglers, thieves, pirates, and others that wish to remain hidden from view.

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Map of a four-level tower with a cellar and a tunnel to hidden sea caves.
Mar 4, 2019

Oldport Keep

The history of Oldport Keep is long, and predates the founding of Hookspire itself by hundreds (some say thousands) of years. The current tower isn’t the first structure to occupy that site, and it continues to hold secrets unknown to the general public.

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Pencil drawing of the Hookspire mountain and surrounding terrain.
Mar 28, 2018

Hookspire: The Birth of a City

All ideas come from somewhere. Like many other story ideas I’ve had, the origins of Hookspire go back to one of my D&D characters and his backstory. Instead of just scribbling down a few details, I invented a city.

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Jan 10, 2018

Let Sleeping Guards Lie

“You’ll get caught.”

“No I won’t.”

“Yes, you will.”

“No. I won’t.”

Mharko sighed in exasperation. His pint-sized companion stared back at him from behind a tall mug of ale, much larger than one would expect a halfling could imbibe.

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