You sat on your usual wooden uncomfortable chair in the meeting room, one oil lamp on the table of the same material illuminating the papers and books in front of you. It was another autumn night you spent on planning expeditions and dealing with the small budget you had for it. Reports and papers about the last area you explored sprawled before your eyes as you tried to draw a map of the known outside the walls area.
Your job was simple in words. Put together all the information the Scouting Legion gathered on the area outside the walls and draw maps of it. The first draft of the maps was usually done while on the field, as you drew some details of the vegetation and took notice of new plants or animals, if you discovered any. The actual work began once you returned at the base.
The second part of your job was to guess at best the conformation of the next area you had to explore from only the information you had gathered and some old books you found in the library. A big part of the p