Varis: The War of the Brand
Avernost is the entry point of the world to the mythical realm of Ilthas. It sits on a tiny forested peninsula, surrounded on three sides by the Bay of Song. The Bay is a large and steep-sided fjord filled with cool, dark water that was carved during the Cataclysm.
The majority of the city is a massive edifice of pale white marble. Runes and decorations adorn its walls and it’s doors are engraved with silver and mithral. Living Heartwood trees rise up like towers over the structure and stretch hundreds of feet into the air where the Ilthar stretch sturdy bridges supported by braids of mithral. Most Ilthar in Avernost dwell in this great amalgam of marble and living architecture and their homes hang in large basket structures from the tree’s branches or are carved into the living trunks of the massive Heartwoods.
Avernost is the closest Ilthar port to Darinshar and the human nations of Umber Sea. Because of this the great white sails of the Ilthar wing ships are often spotted in the bay.