Rise of Nations
Hargulka and his trolls claimed this ancient guard post in the forested hills between the southern Narlmarches and the Kamelands. The fort was built by dwarves ages ago to guard a forgotten trade route; like so many edifices across the Stolen Lands, it has fallen to ruin and disuse. Later denizens dug out natural caves behind the worked halls to expand the small keep. The entrance to the ancient guard post sits high on a cliff faces among forest hills (now denuded by the trolls’ predation) and is accessible only by a carefully concealed path. Cunningly constructed, the entrance cannot be seen from below. A watchtower disguised as a natural rock outcropping also rises from the top of the hill, giving a good view of the surrounding area. The forward rooms of dwarven construction are all of worked stone, with smooth stone floors and uniform 15-foot high ceilings. The natural caves behind them are of natural stone (with occasional stonework done to enlarge them) and have uneven floors and ceilings of varying heights. The door leading into the barbican from the ledge is broken, having been forced open by the trolls when they cleared this place.