Black Spire III: A Twisted King
Cloudspire (Faen Minas in elfish) is the elven capitol – a last beacon of glory to the splintered ancient race. Located in the distant North, the city stretches for the skies and is always surrounded by faint white clouds. The climate around it may be cold, but Cloudspire lies in a strange valley of eternal summer, shielded from the frigid air around it.
Home to the High Elves, it is a bastion of elven culture – though the wood elves have broken off from it. Cloudspire failed to come to the aid of their rural cousins during the Alkerathi Invasion, something the wood elves have never forgotten.
The city itself is home to the elven King Tarathe, and to the golden dragon Aurathel. Unlike the Dragon Pact of the dwarves, though, Aurathel extends no power to the elven King, nor does he partake in politics of any kind. He simply protects the valley.