From the back:
The infamous reputation of Rappan Athuk, the Dungeon of Graves, is well earned. Legions of audacious adventurers have tested their mettle against the foul and most dangerous denizens of the grand dungeon, lured by the promise of riches, fame, or some other more visceral need, with scant few of them surviving to tell their tales.
Zelkor's Ferry is the last reasonable stop for downriver traffic to make a safe landing, so although the settlement is small, and the river traffic is infrequent, barges and keelboats do arrive here from time to time, offloading cargoes bound for the Coast Road. The last leg of the journey overland to the Coast Road is quite dangerous, requiring guards.
The settlement itself is little more than the inn, a smithy, a merchant trader, and a ferryboat for those who desire to cross the river. Nevertheless, Zelkor's Ferry is a place of comfort and safety compared to the ravenous wilderness that surrounds it.