|By Jtwin1||Part of thecontinuity.|
|Gao Lin Tunnel|
Northwestern section of
Old man Marco
|Location on map|
Gao Lin Tunnel is a secret tunnel located at the back of old man Marco's house at the northwest of Gao Lin. It leads from inside Gao Lin, through a mountain, to the outside of Gao Lin.
Layout and Description
Marco's house is very similar to Anurna's; in that it is mostly a cubic room and a bathroom. However, it does have a fireplace, an upstairs bedroom and more furnishings - seeing as Marco is a permanent resident of Gao Lin. In the back wall of his ground floor room is a large tunnel that leads westward through a mountain and out of Gao Lin.
This dark tunnel, created by Marco through earthbending, leads into a larger cavern which is lit by a singular light globe. In this, there is a wall that contains many more tunnels that have been created by Molipedes. Marco has only created one tunnel, which leads onto a mountainside on the other side of Gao Lin. The Molipede burrows are extensive and maze-like.
Marco created Gao Lin Tunnel prior to the events of the main story, and previously enabled Anurna access into Gao Lin.
Flora and Fauna
Bats — perhaps wolf bats or other variations - have been described as living in the tunnel(s). Their echoey screeches can be heard in the tunnel.
Molipedes — However the most notable residents of Gao Lin Tunnel are the Molipedes. Molipedes are large insects with mole-like noses. They are blind; using their noses as 'feelers' to sense their surroundings. Their many legs enable fast movement, while their strong pincers allow them to burrow through rocks.
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