Land of Legends
Buyuk Col, or the Great Desert, is now a ever changing landscape of desert to the north and plains that flood every winter and bring life abundant life for a few months in the south. It is dotted with ruins and a scattering of places people now live, often built on top of even older places.
During the Second Age it was a Forested wetlands similiar to the Amazon River Bason with many great cities spread through it. Cities that were suffering from Corruption and taint do to the Defilers. Two gods, Lux Lucis and Vuurheer, seeking to end the power base of the Defilers struck and changed that region forever their heat scorching and withering all the life that had once grown there.