Iram Of The Pillars
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Basic Information

Iram Of The Pillars was a city in the Rub' al Khali desert in what is now Saudi Arabia. According to legend, it was destroyed by God for the sins of its inhabitants.

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Game and Story Use

  • Its ruins would make a great dungeon and treasure trove - and it might also contain These Are Things Man Was Not Meant To Know.
  • May be identified with The Nameless City of H. P. Lovecraft's eponymous tale, where the main problem with the inhabitants was that they were Serpent-Men.
  • A great public-domain mythological place. You might have characters visit it, investigate its ruins, or (for old enough characters or early enough games) have escaped its destruction.
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