||Trade and debauchery, caravans and raiders, luxury and aridity, a land of elite warriors and shrewd merchants has intrigued readers for decades, but has never been fully examined. Now, Shem, the Gateway to the South, is finally revealed. The people of the vast meadowlands in their enigmatic zikkurats and the nomad clans of the eastern deserts are studied in great detail in this exhaustively researched volume for Conan the Roleplaying Game.
Find out what being a Shemite means and explore their divided culture. Learn of the mighty asshuri and the military might of this fantastic Hyborian Age land, a land whose sons are highly sought as skilled mercenaries. Explore the zikkurats of the gods and walk through the streets of Akbitana.
Shem is a perfect setting for high adventure in true sword-and-sorcery style. This book gives Players and Games Masters alike the resources to bring the dichotomy of Shem to life.