Adventures in Northern UsHù'l presents a general overview of running a Shakhàn campaign. For the most part, the volume is intended for the Game Master. Topics include things like establishing and using marching orders, overland movement, weather, encounters and treasure, and divine intervention.
In addition to these various rules and implementation details, the volume provides setting information and details such as equipment types and availability, standard encounter and event tables by locale, and information on how to develop Non-Player Characters. Much of the setting detail is focused on the region of Northern UsHù'l.