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The Flame DoorD&D Insider Article
Eye on the Realms
by Ed Greenwood

The Flame Door was founded to be a group of like-minded merchants, banded together for common profit. But espionage is a trade that pays a great deal more than most commodities, as the group's founder, Ajathan Strongheart, learned. Discover the secrets of The Flame Door and their mysterious leader in this month's Eye on the Realms.

Across the Realms, many small -- often informal and secretive -- groups of merchants of minor wealth and power quietly work together for mutual gain. In Cormyr and Sembia, such cabals are numerous but typically pass unnoticed by the public and most courtiers.

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    About the Author

    Ed Greenwood is the man who unleashed the Forgotten Realms on an unsuspecting world. He works in libraries, writes fantasy, science fiction, horror, mystery, and even romance stories (sometimes all in the same novel), but he is still happiest churning out Realmslore, Realmslore, and more Realmslore. There are still a few rooms in his house with space left to pile up papers in ...