The Depths Below Ch 1.Introduction
Dawn never fell upon the evil streets of Menzoberranzan. The Drow city was leagues below the lands of the humans and faerie elves in a subterranean cavern nestled deep in the bosom of the northern mountain ranges. This was the Underdark, a place that only the most hardened races and terrifying creatures dared to inhabit. Of these races, the Drow were considered the fiercest, cruelest, and most dangerous race of them all. Possessing elegant beauty and deadly finesse in battle, they are feared throughout all the lands above and below.
From her balcony on the stalactite house of her family, Maydra Torrahel gazed outward at the vast view of the cavernous city of Menzoberranzan below. Ebony skin and shining silver hair reflected the soft glow of the faerie fire cast upon the intricate carvings that decorated the outside of her home. In the distance she could see the great structures of Tier Breche, the Drow academy she was to be confined to for the next half of her trai