The ancient city of Púrdimal struggles to remain above the swamps that surround it. Old dusk-grey structures of porous stone squat like ugly toads slowly turning green from the pervasive wetness and stench that seems to overwhelm the city.
The temple of Keténgku is the city’s largest library, and the scholar-priests of the Many Eyed Master of Scrolls wage a desperate battle to transcribe texts before the swamp destroys them. The Circles of Keténgku’s Contemplations are beneath the temple and accessed from the temple grounds and used to be open to the public until they began to fall into disrepair. At this point, the temple is waiting for the next Ditlana to rebuild entirely (and possibly move to drier ground).
Rotting chlén hide gates block access to the stairs down to the Circles of Keténgku’s Contemplation. The swamps…
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