Some people want to live not at volcano's feet, but in
a volcano. Active or extinct. A mountain with crater is a relatively defencible location, it looks impressive and Everything's Cooler With Lava
. Usually Supervillain Lair
, but not always. Naturally predisposed
to become a Collapsing Lair
Most feature labyrintine cave complex
, Lava Pits
and use of free heat. Often done in a rather careless manner
. May or may not be located on an island
- Dungeons & Dragons
- Dragonlance -- The biggest Minoi settlement around is Mount Nevermind. After a combination of one angry red dragon and smokepowder storage facility led to reactivation of the volcano and subsequent discovery of useable geothermal energy.
- Forgotten Realms -- Firenewts live in volcanic mountains. Because they need lava pit-grade heat.