There is a small settlement on the bank of the river. The people seem peaceful and industrious.
North: along the river
East: along a dirt road
West: along the river
South : through the wilderness
Visit the village:
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There are tigers in the forest. Your bow, if you have one, will not be much use here, (range 2). Hopefully none of the tigers you hear roaring at night will attack, (on a 1 or 2 one attacks - if you hit back right now you will only be attacked on a 1).