Large old road used by all those who wander between the points of lights in the dark. Because of this it is a dangerous route – the only sure place of traffic in the frozen blackness. Pyres light the 30ft wide road’s cobblestone path sparsely down the center from Orlae’s northern tip to it’s southern point – dividing the valley from evenly in two.
Places where the faintest of Pyre Light cannot reach and dominated by the Alldark for miles. Much more dangerous encounters likely to occur here.
1. Buckstone Pyre
2. Ramstead Pyre
Virtue: Diligence. Industria. Persistence, rectitude, ethics, fortitude, effort. Sin: Sloth (Acedia). A zealous and careful nature in one’s actions and work; decisive work ethic, steadfastness in belief, fortitude, and the capability of not giving up. Budgeting one’s time; monitoring one’s own activities to guard against laziness
3. Ten Towns Pyre
4. Boa’Sol Pyre
Virtue: Kindness. Benevolentia. Satisfaction, loyalty, compassion, integrity. Sin: Envy (Invidia). Charity, compassion and friendship for its own sake; empathy and trust without prejudice or resentment.Unselfish love and voluntary kindness without bias or spite. Having positive outlooks and cheerful demeanor; to inspire kindness in others.
5. Hawklund Pyre
Virtue: Humility. Humilitas. Bravery, modesty, reverence, altruism. Sin: Pride (Superbia). Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it is thinking of yourself less. It is a spirit of self-examination; a hermeneutic of suspicion toward yourself and charity toward people you disagree with. Modest behavior, selflessness, and the giving of respect. The courage of the heart necessary to undertake tasks which are difficult, tedious or unglamorous, and to graciously accept the sacrifices involved. Reverence for those who have wisdom and those who selflessly teach in love. Giving credit where credit is due; not unfairly glorifying one’s own self. Being faithful to promises, no matter how big or small they may be.
Refraining from despair; the ability to confront fear and uncertainty, or intimidation
6. Ice Pyre