016 The Overgrowth

The Overgrowth The third layer of Darkbriar, the realm of Zagralath, strongly resembles a typical chunk of the mortal realm. There are small forests, rolling hills, a meandering river or two, lakes, and plains… all covered with twisting brambles, briars, Continue reading →

015 Needlemire

Needlemire The second of the layers of Darkbriar, home of Zagralath the Barbed Lord, Needlemire is a vast swamp, set beneath a sky forever locked in evening. A dim and flickering sun remains always on the horizon, and the light Continue reading →

014 Icethorn

Icethorn It cannot truly be called a "maze", for a maze implies a mere two dimensions. Like the rest of Darkbriar, Icethorn extends in every direction, plants with no roots and no surface, a sprawling labyrinth of needles to impale Continue reading →

The Darkbriar, Part I

Darkbriar, Part I Well, time is limited for me to work on this site, so I am combining two "regular" features for this week — Breakfast Crunch and the Abyss Project. This week I’m planning on doing a fairly complex Continue reading →