It is said that when the Immortal Treid was slain, his heart was buried in the shadows of the ice, cursed by the Immortal Audrae. His people built a city atop the frozen wasteland in hopes of one day finding it and resurrecting their fallen leader.
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Rows of tall ice statues of Treid, act as supporting columns, for the vaulted roof of the great hall, with punched openings where the vaults form an apex, casting thin streams of light to the icy floor below. Tear shaped blue lights drop from the ceiling below, lighting the great space below during the night. The Hall of Statues contains public gatherings space during large general assemblies and long tables and benches for the influential and staff of the city. In front of the people is a raised platform where the Elders and the current Infinion sit, to eat during feasts and to listen to the people.
To one side of the great hall is a small alcove carved into the wall, with semi circular steps to form an amphitheater. The steps seat rows of Elders, each listening intently to one of the Elders who speak below. The one who is speaking in this case is a skilled orator and highly influential Elder named Linur Narae Qalar-Treid. The speech ends with nods of heads and yells from others. The jeering come from the Elders who are pro-dig by advocating for all resources to be poured into digging for Treid's heart. Conversely, Linur Narae and those that approve of him, believe in self-sufficiency of Treidhart first and foremost with the dig as a second priority. Another gets up to speak. It is Pellan Morso, one of the influential cultists and he argues strongly for more prayers, more statues and more resources at the dig site. It is met again by a mix of loud agreement and jeers. After a time another comes up to speak...
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