Halcyon Hills

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Halcyon Hills is a large creature-free area located outside of the Wehnimer's Landing gates, just south of Melgorehn's Reach. The area hosts memorials to characters of players who have passed in real life.

Players are reminded that all items left in this area are likely in memory of someone.

The Legend of Halcyon Hills explains its existence.

Behind the Scenes

When it opened about 2003, the GameMasters decided to not put names on any of the memorials; thus, anything in the area that is a flower, tree, bench, or bier is a memorial to someone. An investigation by APM Wyrom turned up no database of the dedications.

Map

Map by Lasentra

Mourner's Cabin

Players may also memorialize their friends with candles found in the Mourner's Cabin.

[Mourner's Cabin]
The walls of this small cabin are made from hand-carved golden oak. Polished cedar and mahogany trim adds character to the otherwise simple appearance. A small fire burns within a rough granite fireplace, the half-consumed logs filling the air with the pleasant scent of applewood. Dozens of candles rest atop a large wooden table, a small apple crate, and some golden oak shelves. Moonlight streams in through the cabin's single window, bathing the room in a pale silvery glow.
Obvious exits: out
"The candles sold in this shop are special candles.  They may only be lit within Halcyon Hills, and only next to a body of water.  To dedicate your candle to someone special, just whisper his or her name to the candle.  Then, light the candle beside the lake.  New candles will be added periodically.  If there is a specific candle description that you would like, please leave a note on the message tree."

All candles are 100 silvers

Table Crate Shelves
a slender golden candle an ornate carved pink candle a golden honey-scented candle
a dark green clover-shaped candle a pitch black skull-shaped candle a pale orange spice-scented candle
a bright auburn candle a spiraling alabaster-hued candle a fragrant rose-scented candle
a pale ivory-hued candle a twisted red and gold candle a delicate jasmine-scented candle
a round dark green beeswax candle a pale violet beeswax candle a pale green mint-scented candle
a pale blue and white striped candle a scarlet rose-shaped candle a twisted orange-scented candle
a somber midnight black candle a midnight blue ceremonial candle a sage green pine-scented candle
a bright crimson beeswax candle an enruned dark blue candle a russet lilac-scented candle
a short honey-colored candle a grinning pumpkin-shaped candle a dark red apple-scented candle
a brilliant lavender candle a deep scarlet heart-shaped candle a violet berry-scented candle

Identified Memorials

Zzentar

A polished marble statue
Chiseled in white marble with streaks of red and grey is the image of a dark elven mage.  With his gaze directed skyward, a gentle smile plays across his features.  To his chest is clutched a slender, etched runestaff.  Delicately carved from thin, red-streaked marble, a raised banner furls above him and drapes across one shoulder.  At the base of the statue rests an elegantly scribed plaque.

In the Common language, it reads:

In Memory of our dear friend Zzentar, who generously shared his knowledge and friendship across these lands.  
~~He will live on in the hearts of all those touched by his gentle spirit.~~

Bisco

A large dark granite statue
Shaped from smooth dark granite, the statue is that of a short giantman with thin hair sprouting out wildly from all directions of his head, and a baker's apron stretched across an enormously rotund belly.  His marbled eyes sparkle and his lips are chiseled into an eternal, whimsical smile while his hand clutches a large beer stein.

There appears to be something written on it.

Positioned before the statue's feet is a biscuit-shaped stone plaque that reads, "In Remembrance of Bisco.  The heat of a thousand kilns could never rival the warmth your memory holds in our hearts."

Kali

A carved granite gravestone
  _______________
 /               \
 |               |
 | Here Lies One |
 | Who Was Much  |
 | Beloved       |
 |               |
 | 5060 - 5103   |
 |               |
 |               |
_|_______________|_

There appears to be something written on it.

In the Common language, it reads:

Here Lies One
Who Was Much
Beloved

5060 - 5103

Lady Wanton Destruction

A statue
The figure is tall and its graceful head slightly bowed. Resting on the pommel of a magnificent sword, its hands are slightly crossed, with arms held loosely at its side. While the statue is obviously female, it projects all the finest qualities of both genders: strength, beauty, benevolence, and wisdom.

GM Fawn

A statue
Carved from stone, the statue of a doe stands serenely within the meadow grass and wildflowers. The head is lifted, surveying the far horizon, and its ears are pricked. While the doe's posture suggests a brief moment of contemplation, the sculpture's classic style and weathered stone convey an ageless permanence.

Silverwolf, Reddwolf and Glima

A smooth gray granite bench
Smooth gray granite gives bulk to the well-worn bench. Gracing the seat at one end, a lean wolf lays quietly, the details of face and fur lined in hammered silver, and a great wolf has been crafted of polished red coral on the opposite side. Between these two kneels a shadowed figure drawn in ebon and onyx. Glinting darkly at his throat is a ruby fire elemental talisman. The word "Beloved" is hidden among the trees that form a subtle background for the two regal beasts and their shadowed friend.

Twoflame Widdershins

A polished marble statue
Carved from white marble is a figure resembling a female half-elven rogue with long curly hair.  The figure holds a silver plaque and at the base of the statue are a flock of ducks. Being held by the hand of the statue, a silver plaque reads, "God love a duck!"