Zarif was surrounded in every direction by hundreds of miles of scorching desert.
Since it was the only place within reasonable distance along Dihl al-Taif to rest and procure water and supplies, Zarif gouged the prices of their wares. This served to bring animated displays of bargaining between caravan masters and local merchants among the caravanserais surrounding the town.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Tim Beach, Tom Prusa and Steve Kurtz (1993). City of Delights (Gem of Zakhara). (TSR, Inc), p. 31. ISBN 1-56076-589-5.