The Western Wall
The Western Wall of the Veshadiin is a remarkably sturdy structure built thick, yellow stone. It has survived the centuries since its builders’ fall untouched by weather and disaster, and even less impressed by several fruitless attempts to destroy a section to make a pathway. These attempts were mostly made to prove it could be done, as the gates of the Western Wall were left wide open when the Veshadiin left, unlike the gates in the East.
On average the wall rises 60 feet above the ground, though the gatehouses rise to 90, and the towers are uniformly 120 feet tall. At 70 feet thick, the wall is large enough to make scholars question where the Veshadiin got the stone from, given that they had few large above-ground quarries, but no answers on the subject have been discovered.
The Veshadiin were known to use powerful magic to reinforce their defenses, and those looking for evidence need search no further than the base of the wall; dozens of small villages have established themselves in its shadow, and the simple wood-and-thatch huts of the farmers have slowly turned into stonework over the centuries, of a quality most master stonemasons in the Republics would envy. Livestock stick close to the wall, crops grow better in the soil nearby, and bands of marauders give it wide berth without even realizing they are doing so; the only reason these villages have not grown into great towns is that the effect extends only a few miles out from the wall, and seems to have no effect on the elves who roam the inside of the walls.