The Burnt World of Athas - 30 Days of Dark Sun 1: Favorite Setting Element

The first day of #30DaysofDarkSun is here and the first question is "What is your Favorite Setting Element?"

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at

The sheer brutality of the world, but also the slight glimmer of hope that exists. And that hope can expand to true heroics if the players make “the right choices”, but can also come crashing down if they make “the wrong choices”.

Brutal post apocalyptic fantasy world. Dark Sun done right is HARSH.