Category Archives: Abyss Project

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

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

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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

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013 The Everburning Forest

The Everburning Forest Many are the layers of the Abyss which resemble, in some way, the forest and jungles of the mortal world. The Forest of Shrouded Pines is of course well known, as is the Jungle Of Gears, and … Continue reading

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012 Soulcrack Ravine

Soulcrack Ravine Beneath a bloated, cancerous, sun sprawls a baked and hostile land, an endless maze of twisting canyons, daggerlike rocks, and pools of stagnant, poisonous, water. Lost souls wander here in a futile search for shelter, herded and hunted by … Continue reading

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011 The Jungle Of Gears

The Jungle Of Gears Many layers of the Abyss take some aspects of the form of jungles or forests from mortal realms, and don’t worry, we’ll be seeing a lot of them as this project wears on. This one, though, … Continue reading

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010 The Skeletal Lattice

The Skeletal Lattice A vast maze of bones… a fleshless world, a prison whose prisoners eventually become part of its very structure…. share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on fark share via Reddit Share with … Continue reading

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009 The Howling Reef

  It is a place of screams, and storms, and ten foot tall multi-mouthed starfish with a bad attitude. "What is the Howling Reef, Alex?"   share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on fark share … Continue reading

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008 The Bloodworm Fields

The Bloodworm Fields Not everything in the Abyss is instantly, visibly, nasty. An aspect of chaos is deception, after all…   share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on fark share via Reddit Share with Stumblers … Continue reading

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007 The Salt Sargasso

The Salt Sargasso Some scholars and religious writers claim the Abyss is "below" the mortal world, and that all things dark, evil, and wrong eventually "fall" into it. Whether this is a metaphorical or a physical truth, it does describe … Continue reading

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006 The Nests

The Nests A twisting rocky canyon, a thousand miles or more long, framing a torrential river of poison. And scorpion-wasps. Did we mention the scorpion wasps?   share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on fark … Continue reading

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