Shrine of Grismal, Guardian of the Underworld

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Shrine of Grismal, Guardian of the Underworld
Shrine of Grismal, Guardian of the Underworld (300 dpi promo)

The forgotten god Grismal was the guardian of the underworld, the door guard of death. This shrine is built up around a gateway to the underworld that he was believed to guard personally in the form of a small underground river that drops down precariously into the depths shortly after leaving the shrine.

Shrine of Grismal, Guardian of the Underworld
Shrine of Grismal, Guardian of the Underworld (1200 dpi)

The shrine itself is at the end of a box canyon in the badlands. The canyon has significantly more plantlife than the surrounding area because of the small spring that then feeds the underground stream of the shrine. Unusually for a shrine of Grismal, there are two statues in the main shrine, each in its own hexagonal chamber, each showing a single-headed idealized version of Grismal wielding a two-headed flail. To any who know the lore of this…

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