Guarded Land Map

detail from Three Lands map © Neil Gower

This detail of the Neil Gower map shows the Guarded Land plateau, with the Osrakum caldera at its heart, and shows the network of raised roads with their watchtowers. The road that runs around the edge of the plateau links cities—such as Nothnaralan and Makar—into the defensive system called the Ringwall. Each city is garrisoned by a legion; the cities in the interior are each garrisoned by two. The greatest city of all is the City at the Gates, lying as it does at the convergence of the road system just to the west of Osrakum. A network of tracks grids the whole of the Guarded Land; at every intersection of these tracks is a sartlar kraal