The Widow Harun
The Great Rift
The Great Rift is the most notable landmark of The Shaar, a vast canyon which resulted from the collapse of an enormous cavern in the Underdark. This region was home to the first great dwarf nation in Faerun, then fell to the drow before the collapse, after which it was reconquered by the gold Dwarves and made the center of a wealthy and thriving southern civilization that continues to expand today. In the aftermath of their treaty of friendship with Jebe Khan, the Dwarves here have embarked upon an unprecedented expansion over the Underdark territories that underlie The Tuigan Empire. On the surface, the Great Rift region is considered to include the cities of Kholtar and Earthheart, which were left unmolested by The Great Raids, and The Riftwood.
The Great Rift is discussed in more detail in the various Forgotten Realms products and supplements. Please consult these if you wish to learn more.