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Exploring GauntlgrymD&D Insider Article
Jewel of the Delzoun Dwarves
By Bruce R. Cordell

Gauntlgrym is an ancient dwarven city, long lost and sealed away. Until now. According to a new account, a group of prospecting dwarves based in Neverwinter recently found the fabled city. To memorialize their fantastic discovery, the dwarves prepared a haunting treatise that touched on the city’s appearance and also told of a secret cult of firestarters, murderous avian humanoids, dwarf ghosts, and a buried primordial.

Silver halls and mithral doors,
Stone walls to seal the cavern,
Grander sights than e’er before,
In smithy, mine, and tavern.
—Ancient dwarven verse

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    About the Author

    Bruce R. Cordell is an Origins and ENnie award-winning game designer whose long list of professional credits include the new Forgotten Realms Campaign Guide, Keep on the Shadowfell, Draconomicon I: Chromatic Dragons, and Open Grave: Secrets of the Undead. Bruce is also an author of Forgotten Realms novels, including Plague of Spells, first book in the Abolethic Sovereignty series.

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