The Stockwood Scrolls
The city of Elturel rests atop a cliff in the Western Heartlands that dominates the River Chionthar. It is a large, orderly city filled with merchants, river traders, and farmers’ markets. A shining orb hangs like an eternal promise directly over the city’s center, providing a golden companion to the sun’s light by day, and reassuring sunlike illumination by night. Elturel is the capital of Elturgard, and it is said that the second sun’s light can be seen throughout the realm. It is known as “the Companion”, or “Amaunator’s Gift”.
The city is ruled by the High Observer of Torm, who keeps order within the city and the wider realm through a knighthood of paladins who share Elturgard’s goal of one day bringing righteous judgment to all Faerûn. Numerous citizens dream of joining the knighthood, and many succeed. Though not all serve the same god, all have sworn oaths to Elturgard and wear the blazing insignia of the Companion.