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The House of the Loregiver was a sacred site to Enlightened Zakharans found within the Golden Mosque in Huzuz in 1367 DR.[note 1][1]

LocationEdit

This building could be found in the Pilgrims' District of the City of Delights.[1]

StructureEdit

The actual physical structure of the House of the Loregiver was not impressive since it was a simple one-room house made from clay.[1]

DefensesEdit

Since pilgrims enjoyed taking souvenirs from the house, many magical protections were put in place to protect the remaining structure. A wall of force surrounded the house. Those who were able to circumvent the wall were met with a magical feeling of dread. Those who pressed further were confronted with four noble genies, one for each elemental type. Anyone able to strike the house with malicious intent was instantly paralyzed.[1]

Additionally, an honor guard of priests guarded the house at all times.[1]

HistoryEdit

Many Zakharans believed that this house was the dwelling of the woman who would become the Loregiver. However, other opinions existed as well.[1]

A sect of radical Zannites believed the location was only a house that existed during the time of the Loregiver. All believed that the house was where the first Grand Caliph experienced a vision that led him to the Loregiver's scrolls.[1]

Many believed that being near the house helped ease their pain, though sages thought this was simple superstition.[1]

AppendixEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Canon material does not provide dating for the Al-Qadim campaign setting. For the purposes of this wiki only, the current date for Al-Qadim products is assumed to be 1367 DR.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 Tim Beach, Tom Prusa and Steve Kurtz (1993). City of Delights (Gem of Zakhara). (TSR, Inc), pp. 73–74. ISBN 1-56076-589-5.

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