A massive range of mountains which ends as cliffs abruptly at the coast. Creatures of magnificent power are said to dwell here. The mercenaries which protect people as they travel through the mountains claim they know how to prevent the creatures from approaching, but how they do it is a guild secret.
It is also rumored that a number of old heroes have retreated to monasteries which dot the peaks and valleys; if this is true it raises a couple of important questions. Who built the monasteries to begin with? Why are these heroes drawn to the Central Mountains?