Originally, Oldtown was just “Ptolus.”
It was a complete city in itself, built
around the fortress of Dalenguard.
Now the district houses most of the Imperial
government buildings and a number of important
organizational headquarters as well as a residential
district. It covers an entire ridge of the
city below the Nobles’ Quarter
but above the South Market and Midtown.
It lies south of the Rivergate District, just
across the King’s RiverGorge. The only way to get there from the east
is via an earthen ramp cut into Dalen’s Cliffs on
the Emperor’s Road. Visitors from the north
come via the King’s River Bridge and the Old
City Gate or via the Rivergate Bridge from the