Somewhere in the Black Mire, servants of Ishtar built a grand tower to “shine a light in the darkness” and to serve as a focal point for those seeking to push out the troglodytes and other creatures that make the mire so dangerous. And while the tower didn’t burn down, fall over, and sink into the swamp; it did get cut off from outside support and was eventually overrun by troglodytes and allied araneas. After two years of back and forth battles and sieges to reclaim the tower, it was finally destroyed in a final desperate attempt to keep it from being a bastion of darkness to anchor the the forces of the Black Mire.
Today only the bottom 30 feet of the massive tower remains, and the west side has completely collapsed. The portion of the causeways that…
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