The following is intended for the play-by-post delve of SND-02: Fane of the Heresiarch.
The floor of this vast tiered seminary is not hewn from stone, but rather thick chipped glass. Hundreds of feet beneath the glass roils a lake of churning balor blood from which islands of brimstone stalagmites jut.
Towering ivory bookshelves line the walls, each filled with thousands of tomes bound in wriggling raw skin.
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Several pillars rise from between the stacks, each with three muzzled flameskulls chained to an iron hook at its apex.
A 10 ft. tall statue of a demonic woman with a veil across her face looms in the center of the library (squares N11 - O12). She clutches an iron brazier in her hands. Six pedestals surround the statue.
A balcony rises above the entire seminary. A lectern is visible near its ledge (square U15).
Approximately a dozen murderous imps flock from shelf to shelf, rearranging tomes, shuffling papers, and lighting the innumerable crimson candles that hover in the acrid air. They seem not to have noticed your arrival.
Behind one bookshelf lies a detailed, life-sized mosaic of a prostrate succubus. The tiles are made of obsidian and carved bone, highlighted with dark red blood.
Kaddim overcomes his fears and recovers THE CATECHISM OF THE HERESIARCH from the lectern.