The Northmounds were a region of central Sarkoris which was known for its many tombs and barrow mounds. It appeared that the barriers between the planes were weak in this region, and numerous strange creatures could be found here.
The Northmounds were peaceful for many centuries, until the death of Aroden. At that time, the gate to the Abyss known as the Worldwound erupted in the region, transforming the Northmounds into a vile, twisted landscape, called the Wounded Lands, and spewing forth a horde of demons which destroyed Sarkoris.
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