The Burnt World of Athas - Lost Cities Intro

Again? Aye. It was the Coldnights season in the Trembling Plains, and your mother was swollen up with you in her belly, but the House had business for me to do in Ket. I wanted to reach Azeth’s Rest in time for your birth, but the east wind mired the road in silt. When I finally passed Fort Ral, the road was busy with travelers to the season’s festival. They clogged my way and I could not get around them. Then I saw him.

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