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  • Diyun

    !(media-item-align-right){height:400px;width:400px}http://cdn.obsidianportal.com/assets/116054/4.jpg(4)! Diyun (_Dee-yoon_) is the city to the South of [[Nera]], from which [[Beltumal Silverclaw | Beltumal Silverclaw]] was teleported when summoned by …

  • Rolland Marovic

    A short, aging human with wispy hair, Rolland Marovic is deceptive to his core, as befits a master of illusion magic. He learned his craft from a master in the [[Shadowfell]] of whom Marovic says little. Since coming to the school, he has incorporated …

  • Malcolm Westbrooke

    Malcolm Westbrooke is a half-elf wizard in the middle of his life. He teaches wizardry and artifice at the academy and accepts no hesitation or errors from his students. Mistakes are rewarded with long essays or research work in his lab. Perfection earns …

  • Liese Apresa

    Liese Apresa is a powerful and unpredictable sorceress. She lives her life in the same manner she wields her magic: chaotically. Her habit is to show up places she is unexpected, such as other instructors’ classes, students’ conversations, parties, and …

  • Muriel Mahli

    Dean Muriel Mahli is the eladrin dean of students and has been for 31 years, with a brief 12 year hiatus to return to the Feywild, summoned by [[Tiandra, the Summer Queen | Tiandra, the Summer Queen]]. She is tall with the stately beauty common to her …

  • Hribar

    The devil [[Incarus]] retired from the position of bursar 18 years ago, just prior to [[Leoven Darksbane]] and [[Beltumal Silverclaw | Beltumal's]] arrival, and volunteered Hribar as his successor. Hribar, a devil of knowledge, accepted the position, and …

  • Rufus Ibok

    Students recognize Rufus Ibok by sight, since few dwarves are on campus. Instructor Ibok was an avid adventurer in his youth, and he traveled with six different adventuring companies before settling to write books and ballads of his experiences. As an …

  • Stelson Arboretum

    A private donor funded Stelson Arboretum 77 years ago. The arboretum is filled with trees and other flora from exotic locales and sustained through a combination of hard work and magic. Not only quietly beautiful, the arboretum is also a giant classroom …

  • Headmaster's Residence

    The headmaster or headmistress traditionally inhabits a mansion set against the academy’s northern wall. It has a small personal library, ancient furniture, master and guest bedrooms, master and guest offices, a small courtyard, and two overlooking …

  • Founder's Hall

    Founder’s Hall was the first building of the White Lotus Academy. Originally, it served two instructors and 26 students as dormitory, classroom, meeting hall, and dining hall. Today, it has the largest open chamber on campus and is used for social …

  • Umberlin Dorm

    Umberlin Dormitory was under construction when Headmistress Umberlin died in defense of the school, and it was named in her memory. The dormitory contains a kitchen and a larder, and students are expected to feed themselves. Back to: [[The White …

  • Hiwai Dorm

    The first of the two student dormitories to be built, Hiwai displays an older architectural style by 20 years but is structurally the same. The ghost of a student from almost 80 years ago keeps a room here and is willing to help residents of the dorm with …

  • Stokes Hall

    Here is where the magic happens. Most of the classrooms and laboratories are in or under Stokes Hall. Instructors give their lessons here at all hours of the day and night, and they run hands-on laboratory classes in the well-equipped and –supplied labs. …

  • Headmaster's Hall

    When the school grew to a point where [[Founder’s Hall]] and the [[Headmaster’s Residence]] needed more space for administrative functions, the academy had this hall built. All the instructors have offices here, though only the [[Muriel Mahli | dean of …

  • Iola's Insight

    This is the academy’s temple to the world’s many gods. A wealthy elf student named Iola donated the funds for the construction, believing that the absence of any worship on campus could anger the gods. The most honored [[Deities | deities]] in the temple …

  • Hall of Amber

    Possibly the most recognizable building on campus, the Hall of Amber is a breathtaking edifice mostly of amber stained glass. It contains two performance halls, several practice rooms, and some storage. Here, [[Rufus Ibok | Instructor Ibok]] teaches the …

  • Lost Secrets Library

    The White Lotus Academy’s library is deceptively large. It began about half the size of [[Founder’s Hall]] with a single door, but it has since become a building large enough to hold thousands of books and hide at least three subbasements, where students …

  • The Green Stone City

    Exploring a maze of half-flooded passages in the sea caves below Diyun’s largest stone column reveals the remains of a city carved from green stone and lit by blue gems. It is accessible only to those who have the means to breathe underwater, but its …

  • White Branch Caves

    The White Branch is an offshoot of [[Diyun | Diyun’s]] riverway known for its smooth, white mud that has a way of getting into everything. The caves along that stream are maintained by charitable priests as homes for those who have been temporarily lost …

  • Gorugo's House of Games

    Gorugo’s is a prime example of a mid-range gaming house. It is known for hosting games of skill in its cramped parlors, paneled in dirty red wood and hung with patterned lanterns that give off almost as much smoke as light. Rare and exotic games are …

  • The Perfect Blade Teahouse

    This quaint and handsome house is cut into the stone and bisected with paper walls. Here, travelers congregate to politely share stories of adventure and to quietly plan future adventures. Although the place is named for the blades of bamboo leaves, the …

  • The Royal Treasure Game House

    Among the richest game houses in [[Diyun]], second only to [[Kagamungo’s Palace]]. It is a gaudy place of gold thread and red velvet, where winners cheer and losers drink away their woes. The Royal Treasure offers highstakes but comfortable gaming for …

  • Kagamungo's Palace

    This is both the casino and the home of [[Kagamungo]], lord mayor of the [[Diyun | Hanging City]]. It is a palace as notorious and debauched, lavish and risqué, rich and dangerous, as [[Diyun]] itself. [[Kagamungo]] filled his domain over the years with …

  • Shrine of the Winged

    High atop the southernmost spire of [[Diyun]] and reachable only by steps carved into the rock which are as much ladder as stairway, the Shrine of the Winged is a place of meditation and reflection. Much of [[Diyun]] is visible from its lofty height, from …