The Cave

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Any adventurer who has died is likely familiar with the Cave. Historically known variously as the Cave of Sarapis, the Cave of Maya, and the Cave of Thoth, its exit lies at the edge of the Western Ithmia. It is here that one is transported by Divine powers after navigating the Soulrealms, should they find themselves having to Embrace Death after they die. No one may linger within the cave for long, as doing so is commonly considered an act of blasphemy and ingratitude.

Physically, the Cave is made of black rock covered in green moss. It lies in the centre of a grove of giant redwoods - an uncommon species of flora for the Western Ithmia and probably not native. A single candle lights the cavern within. Its entrance remains hidden to mortal eyes, even to those who arrived by it scant seconds before.