The Ascent of the Scarlet Queen looks out over the west shore of Green Shallows Lake. The red stone cliff face has obviously been roughly worked by ancient hands leaving an ascending path along the face of the cliff, past a set of arrow slits and to a pair of brass doors decorated in the likeness of the Scarlet Queen barring the way forward.
The Scarlet Queen is a repeating motif throughout the areas behind the doors – appearing in various paintings and carvings, and also as a statue in one chamber and a caryatid column with three scarlet knights as buttresses surrounding her in another.
A series of secret passages lead to a small library containing a tapestry that both details the death of the Scarlet Queen and the text of a spell that can bring forth aspects of her power for those who…
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