The castle -- He didn't know whether to fear, or embrace the sunlight. How rare it shown, and yet, how brightly it lit the shadows. When things are in darkness, secrets can be kept. But light had a strange way of unearthing even the darkest truths.
Artemis (Greek mythology) or Diana in Roman pantheon was goddess of animals and hunting. Aphrodite was number 1 babe in Greek pantheon but Artemis was also beautiful plus a skilled huntress and the best sniper in ancient Greece
Settings in fantasy books may also be based off of real places. The image is a map of Araluen, the fictional world in the Ranger's Apprentice series. Araluen, Skandia, and other nations in the series can be easily linked to real places.