CHICAGO—Unable to picture where in the Grand Realm the destroyed fortress was in relation to the dreaded desert of Quiltar, a fully grown adult man referred to the map on the opening pages of the fantasy novel The Tower Of Astalon Friday to determine the location of the ruined castle of Arnoth, accounts confirmed. “Oh, so it’s just east of the Shrouded Moors,” sources overheard the 36-year-old man, who reportedly has a college degree and holds down an office job, mutter to himself as he carefully studied the book’s illustrated map, conferring between the detailed legend and inset of the former Perrigoth stronghold that was razed by the Rynn-Thak Horde. “I didn’t realize it was so close to the Outlands and the Calbram Gate. I wonder if that’s considered Tsylar territory?” At press time, the father of two could be seen poring over the book’s comprehensive family tree depicting the lineage of the quarreling Azalak and Sarridian clans, confirming the relationship between the dark conjurer Landon and Lady Erroweigh.

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