The Last Days of Ilam
The Steel Stair
The Steel Stair is a dwarven fortress on the eastern side of The Godswall. The fortress is named for the series of fortified underground gates the mark the end of The Underway. On the surface the Stair is a large high walled fortress. The stair guards the eastern end of the road for enemies underground and above. The Stair has weathered sieges from duergar, drow, goblins, orcs and trolls. The Stair has only fallen twice, once during The First Tower War Azzadral’s army held pushed the dwarves from the stair and held the fortress for 2 weeks. The second time it fell was to the duergar in 746 who held it for several months.