The Adventurer's Guild
No one goes to Sodermanvarman anymore. It is an open wound, an ugly reminder of the volatile relations between the Vendel and Vestenmannavnjar. Sodermanvarman was once a tiny community of Vesten merchants and farmers. The Vendel wanted the land as an alternative to the port of Västeras, but the people refused to leave. Undeterred, the Vendel decided to take it.
They hired a team of Eisen mercenaries to scare the occupants away, but the foreigners were far too thorough in their work. They put every man, woman, and child to the sword. When they left, they burned everything behind them. While most Vendel were horrified by the atrocity, the Vesten’s fury knew no bounds. Attacks on Vendel merchant ships doubled in the months following the massacre. To make amends, the Vendel have officially returned the land to the Vesten, but none have come to claim it. They say the spirits are far too angry, and that something unnatural lives in the blackened ruins. Regardless of whether those rumours are true Sodermanvarman remains a haunted place, a sad and silent testament to the islands’ increasing civil unrest.