Tales of Awreythia
by Matthew Killmer
The morning sun burned away the fog of the swampland surrounding Raventown. The wooden village was built upon stilts to keep its citizens protected from the vileness of the underlying swamp and its denizens. Shops began to open and the townspeople walked went about their way across the wooden walkways. The town was mainly populated by half-Elves descended from the Elves that came from the Great Forest of the south and the Men that came from the lands of the north. The one exception to this was a singular young Dark Elven woman—Laeylafey Oudiina.
Laeylafey was situated upon the platform in the center of the town's courtyard, tied to a post as punishment for her crimes, to give an example of what happened to lawbreakers in Raventown.
Laeylafey was an oddity in Raventown, not just in her being a Dark Elf. Her grey face was patterened in traditional tattoos that framed her features and a scar slashed ov