* A city full of insane zombies, where any cut, bruise, or stubbed toe hurts ''forever'', slowly driving you toward madness.
* Also, anything to do with [[spoiler:Dakhor magic. They grow their bones into the shapes of runes through an extremely painful process.]] That's NightmareFuel enough already; then you find out about the techniques that are PoweredByAForsakenChild...
** [[spoiler: Actually, ''all'' Dakhor techniques are powered that way. It's mentioned that granting their monks their powers costs multiple lives for each granted power. Dilaf's AntiMagic cost ''fifty'']]