Tales from Elrond
Waste of Prathera
In-between Mount Burmon and the city of Colone is a vast area of dry wasteland where nothing grows and no animals live. Temperatures are hot during the day and cold at night and no one travels through the Waste unless they are well-provisioned or can obtain food and water (and warmth) by magical means. Legends say that thousands of years ago, a previous Guild Master of the Sircurem Wizards Guild dueled with an equally powerful wizard who was attempting to take control of the Guild. The powerful magics that the dueling wizards unleashed devastated and cursed the area, and the land has never recovered.
Travelers through the Waste are rare, for there is nothing of interest in the miles of desolate land with the exception of a patch of lush green forest near the center of Waste that is the location of the Tabernacle of Dianceht. Home of the remaining followers of Dianceht, a god of healing and medicine, it
is said that the High Clerist of Dianceht protected the Tabernacle during the wizards’ duel. Reclusive for the most part, but good aligned, the clerics of Dianceht are suspicious of visitors but it is not unheard of for people to make the treacherous trek to the Tabernacle to seek an audience with its High Clerist and the powerful healing magic that she is rumored to have.