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Certain regions on the Negative Energy Plane are less deadly than others, reducing the negative-dominant traitfrom major to minor or even removing it entirely. These areas, called the doldrums, are relatively static on theplane, so towers, cities, and other structures can be built at their locations.
The perils of such places are twofold. The most obvious threat is the hostile life (and unlife) in the area. A second threat is that the borders of a doldrums area may fail and the deadly tides of negative energy once again wash overthe region. Necromancers in particular favor the doldrums for their lairs