The Elf Blood River derives its name from the fact that many elves have been killed in its vicinity. Gildoun especially has done their best to keep the riverbanks free of wild elves who seem intent on attacking cargo traveling down from the northern coast.
The northern end of the Elf Blood is home to a halfling port settlement called Ice Hollow. The halflings here are mostly pirates, and a good deal of their cargo is stolen. However, they do serve as an important stop along the coast for merchant ships, even if some of those merchants never ma
ke it out of the hollow. They mainly send shipments to Gildoun for trade, and the Gildounian Empire has stationed some military forces there for protection against the wild elves or creatures from the sea.