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Carn Dûm, once the Witch-king’s capital, casts an ominous shadow over the surrounding mountains. Agandaûr has now rebuilt it as an impenetrable fortress.
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The Barrow-downs was a sacred burial ground for Men until the Witch-king infested its tombs with evil spirits. Today, the Barrow-downs is a place of fear through which few pass and even fewer live to tell of the journey.
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Sarn Ford is a shallow crossing on the Brandywine River. The Rangers have long recognized it as an important point of defense for the Shire and keep secret watch over it.
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Home to the ancient Prancing Pony Inn, Bree is the only town in Middle-earth where Men and Hobbits live side-by-side. Though hospitable to travelers, Bree-folk still regard anyone not from the town as an outsider.
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Hidden deep within the Grey Mountains, Nordinbad is a vast cavern formed around an underground lake. It is home to a small band of Dwarves whose distant ancestors remained in the mountains while the rest of their kin fled dragon attacks.
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Once a mighty Elven citadel, Fornost was destroyed by the Witch-king in the Third Age. Its crumbling ruins are still feared by the Free peoples of Middle-earth, making it the perfect place for Agandaûr to gather his army.
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The imposing peak of Mount Gundabad is dominated by Orcs, who will go to any lengths to prevent bold or desperate adventurers from scaling its heights.
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Ruled by Elrond, Rivendell is one of the few remaining Elven realms in Middle-earth. Its once secure position near the Misty Mountains is now in danger from the dark forces that gather in the North.
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Serving as a gateway to the savage wilds of the North, the Ettenmoors’ spectacular vistas are misleading. Orc-filled caves and Goblin-infested ridges are scattered along its rugged paths.