Elder Vale- Primarily a city of heroes. Most of the people here are happy peasants who go about their daily lives without fear of much danger as they live close to the City of Newcrest, only a week away by horse. It has a good following of the gods Chauntea, and Lathander, they revere the cycles of life and celebrate 4 big holidays: Harvester’s Feast, Sun’s Set, Heroes’ Day, and Frosted Hearth.
Government: Selsia Steelsong and her counsel.
Defense: Selsia has personal soldiers, and a citizen militia.
Commerce: Basic supplies from the inn and trading post. Other goods from travelling merchants.
Shrine to Chauntea- A woman with a rose surrounded by grain; the farmers here worship her, but the religion is not organized.
Church of Lathander- A sunrise in a valley, the Morninglord, followers are called awakened, and clerics called dawnbringers, his followers wear yellows, oranges, and whites. The head Priest is Roddy Barleysow
Library of Oghma- Run by a mysterious old man, it has a public section for the simpler folk and a restricted area for wizards or those deemed allowed by the oldman himself.
Hero’s Guild- Run by Selsia Steelsong, she sends heroes out on their first missions and funds them to get them started.
The Grinning Goblin- Elder Vale’s only Tavern, a large building meant to serve heroes. It has dozens of bedrooms, and a common room large enough to seat a little over 150. Its proprietor is Godfried Stonecutter.
Bearmund’s Steel- A middleaged human blacksmith, who is bald. He has problems hearing, but is very friendly.
The Bow and String- A handsome elven Hunter owns this hunting store, every morning he stakes his newest kills atop the doorframe.
The Wanderer’s Stop- Run by two halfling brothers Brin and Yogel. They are not to be trusted.
Lead to Gold- Alchemist store run by a young Valemen.