Tales of the Red Way
Great Crooked Lake
The Great Crooked Lake is a mid sized lake (close in size to our own Lake Erie) that runs basically north to south. It is fed on it’s northern edge by the Winding River, and is drained at it’s southernmost tip by a continuation of the same river. It is the defining feature of Westmere, and it’s shores are home to the largest cities of the region (the unimaginatively named Northport, Southport, and CrookLake, as well as the city of Chateau).
The Lake is bisected by the Red Way, with the red stones of the Way descending into the Lake in the city of CrookLake, and ascending from the Lake in Chateau. While the Way has no marker of the descent on the CrookLake side, but the Way’s stone branch out to form the foundation and first two stories of Chateau’s The Lighthouse on the othe