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666 layers of the abyss. About 22 done. Go figure.

025 The Caustic Glaciers

Alzarath The Caustic Glaciers What’s better than a sea of acid? A sea of acid filled with giant floating acid icebergs! And what’s better than that? There’s stuff inside the icebergs! And walrus demons! Does any other site give you … Continue reading

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024 The Carven Spires

The Carven Spires Seen through a scrying mirror, or from some other secure vantage point, this layer of the Abyss possesses some measure of eerie beauty. It is a realm of tall, graceful, spires of stone, in a dozen shades … Continue reading

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023 The Oozing Sea

The Oozing Sea It heaves, lurches, and moves, almost like a living thing — which, perhaps, it is. Hundreds of miles across, ringed by craggy cliffs of black glass and dotted, here and there, by daggerlike islands, the Ooozing Sea … Continue reading

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022 The Plains Of Iron

The Plains Of Iron Gray land beneath gray sky. They stretch beneath a sun the color of dried blood, always waiting at eternal late afternoon. The vast flatness is broken by occasional low, worn, hills, or bisected by a flowing … Continue reading

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021 The Midnight Depths

The Midnight Depths There’s darkness. And then there’s something else, something that is to ordinary darkness as darkness is to light. This darkness is not merely the lack of light, but a force unto itself, light-devouring. It can be found … Continue reading

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020 The Clockwork Hive

The Clockwork Hive Something continues to grow in the Abyss, a new power, once which the elder Demon Lords do not seem to comprehend. In the twisting tumult, it infests one plane after another, slowly gaining a foothold in many … Continue reading

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019 The Flaying Tempest

The Flaying Tempest The Flaying Tempest, sometimes called the Cyclone of Blades, the Knifestorm, Razorwind, and so on, is one of the many planes of the Abyss which doesn’t even pretend to mock the shape or form of the mortal … Continue reading

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018 Nugraal’s Arena

Nugraal’s Arena Nugraal’s Arena is an unusual layer, in that it is not controlled, technically, by demons. Nugraal, often called Nugraal Paingaze or Nugraal of the Black Diamond, is a medusa death knight of tremendous power, who struck a bargain … Continue reading

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017 The Maze Of Fangs

The Maze Of Fangs The Maze of Fangs is the very heart of the Darkbriar, a twisting labyrinth of thorns, leading to the Enshrouded Towers at the heart. Here is where Zagralath dwells, and if he ever leaves his home … Continue reading

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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

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