Its fires guiding ships safely homewards through the perilous shallows of Galadion Bay
in the stead of the pole star, Pharos Polaris
is a colossal lighthouse built precariously upon a solitary reef out of bright, white chalk—mined from nearby cliffs over the course of many decades. Naldiq & Vymelli's
is charged with its upkeep, and for safety reasons only employees of the company may enter.
Few, save the candlekeeps who maintain a constant vigil over the flames, know anything about the pale blue light which emanates from atop the spire. It is rumored that a voidsent bomb provides the light for the tower's lamps, locked in a cage and tormented until its anger burns bright. Others say the keeps themselves are powerful mages who use their thaumaturges
to capture the rays of the sun each day, only to release them again at night.