Environment is important, you establish mood through choices of color and dimension. The castle has soft curves and arches, connotations that is a place of tranquility and safety while the rock structures are sharp and angular with a cooler color pallet o
The Aetheral Port of Gewic, and its dark twin, the slums beneath the city are the dumping ground of failed inventions, toxic waste and magical disasters. You didn't live long in the Slums of Gewic without being tough and cruel.
and it's a safe place despite its forbidding appearance, or maybe because of that.through the ever-present mist, the castles look like tall peaks, the little houses like hills.and the roaring falls and steep cliffs make journeying difficult.