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Wolves, Women and Travel Plans

Road to Cair Paravel

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This is a dirt road leading east and west along the narrow peninsula that extends from the Narnian mainland to the castle of Cair Paravel. The ground below is earth mixed with sand from the beaches that stretch both north and south from here. The road climbs gradually up a hill as it moves east, and at the top stands Cair Paravel in all its turreted splendor against the open sky. To the west is the center of Sted Cair, the small town which has grown up next to the heart of Narnia.

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You can go: Beach <N>, Beach <S>, The Gates of Cair Paravel <E>, Town Square <W>

Lanisen keeps moving, aiming for the town.

A wolf with piercing eyes and a scar along her shoulder pads along the road, ears flicking this way and that.

Mateo walks up the road from the direction of the town, he seems to be heading towards the Castle.

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The Lion and The Winter

Sted Cair Town Square

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You stand in the middle of Sted Cair’s Town Square, the social hub of the township.  All around you the citizens of Sted Cair are enjoying the fine weather as they travel through, going about their daily business.

The square itself is somewhat parklike, dominated in the center by a large grey marble statue of Aslan.  The lion is seated and looks toward the east where Cair Paravel stands and his own land lies far beyond the ocean.  His expression, while impressive, is neither menacing nor sedate.  Instead, it simply looks majestic.  A plaque underneath the statue simply reads, “Aslan”.

Streets lead in all four directions out of the square. There are buildings at each corner as well.  To the northeast is the Explorer’s shop, and the Fruit Market sits under an impressive pavillion to the northwest.  The Satyr’s Hoof Tavern lies to the southwest, and Grumich’s Pawnshop is southeast.

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You can go: Fruit Market <NW>, North <N>, Explorer’s Shop <NE>, Pawnbroker <SE>, Road to Cair Paravel <E>, South Road <S>, West Road <W>, Tavern <SW>

Mateo is sat at the base of the statue, he is watching the bustle of the square- all the passing assorted animals- with every sign of interest.

A centaur with dark serious eyes comes along the pathway from the road to the arena and sparring grounds, his hoofs clip-cloping against the stone of the pathway.

Mateo’s eyes are drawn towards the centaur, he watches with great interest as he passes.

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