Chronicles of Toril
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Nightstone is a motte-and-bailey fortification built on the Ardeep River. A 15-foot-high wooden palisade encloses the village .
All the buildings in the village except the watchtowers are made of wood and have steep, shingled rooftops, muddy paths connect them.
The Ardeep River flows around the settlement, forming a moat. The village itself is contained within a wooden palisade in which there are some buildings of note:
- Delfryndel Residence
- Osstra Farm
- Southwell Farm
- Hulvaarn Farm
- Summerhawk Residence
- Agganor Residence
- Nesper Farm
- Xelbrin Residence
- Temple to Lathander & Mielikki
- Nightstone Inn
South of the village and surrounded by the river moat is a cone-shaped, flat-topped hill on which stands Nandar Keep enclosed by a wooden wall.
Nightstone got its name from a massive chunk of obsidian that once stood in the middle of the village square. The obsidian megalith had strange glyphs carved into it and radiated magic under the scrutiny of detect magic spells, but its properties and purpose couldn’t be ascertained. The villagers assumed it was a relic of some bygone age or kingdom and left it alone.