The Upper Slopes
The Upper Slopes is a region of the city of Drithkowl situated nearer to the northern edge of the city not far from The Frost Keep and Lazandroth. The Upper Slopes is home to the city’s elite and there are many castles, keeps, palaces and manors for the city’s wealthiest and most influential. Many of the noble houses of the Upper Slopes have long held ties with the city or its governors and just as many of those families have alliances and rivalries to each other, the Kowled Wizards, the church and other groups. Virtually every noble house has defensive walls a compliment of guards who are either mercenaries or members of lesser houses who owe some debt or allegiance.