Year of the Shadows
The Hullack Forest
AT A GLANCE: A truly ancient wood, once part of a much larger forest that covered all of present-day Cormyr and the Dalelands. Its dark recesses conceal many ruins and wonders, but also much malevolence.
ELMONSTER’S NOTES: Recently, the delicate peace maintained between the Cormyrian farmers and loggers of the western Hullack and the goblin tribes of the eastern woods has been shattered, apparently due to Zhentarim influence. Furthermore, travelers in recent months have spoken of strange, fey beasts stalking the trees, and of the trees and plants themselves taking on a certain deadly intelligence. Mercantile traffic along the East Way between Cormyr and the dwarven citadel of Thunderstone (and Sembian markets beyond) has accordingly been much reduced.