In the middle of the desert, protected by an impenetrable ring of mountains, was a city.
We’d managed to sneak and lie our way into the city, pursuing a former party member who’d stolen from us. We quickly learned that every citizen was a member of a cult that, as part of a big celebration every ten years, used its army to slaughter anyone in the desert who wasn’t a citizen. This was all done in the name of their goddess, a dragon called the White Lady who lived in the mountains.
A major part of the celebration was when a special representative called the Dragonspeaker would climb up to the dragon’s lair, speak with her, and…Read more