The River Wall

The river side has always been Cathorna’s weak point. Torches burn along the wall, illuminating intruders climbing it, and a large coal-filled brazier sits at the end of the breakwater, lighting approaching boats. After the orc attack in Fourth Cathorna, the threat of shipborne invaders approaching unseen was countered by another Tomas device: the beacon mirror. A polished metal disk is hidden on the far bank of the river, upstream of the docks, arranged such that light from a fire at the base of the wall will be reflected to the watch cave on the western cliffs. Boats using the river at night will pass between the fire and the mirror, dimming the reflected light. Should watchers in the cave see the light dim, they and the militia on sheriff duty rush to the jetty to investigate.

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