The Burning Desert is located north of J'Hahanstar and west of The Dundra. It is a wide open area as opposed other areas that force you along particular paths. Most of the playing screens are long but not very high.
Located in the north west corner of the desert is the Red Flame Temple. Getting there however will require you to cross the territories of Sand Warriors, Armored Sand Flies, the reptilian Gornts, the stingray like Sandarines the large boars called Grots. Each area poses a different threat with its fearsome creatures or combinations of creatures.
Throughout the sandy plains are various J'Harian warriors. These NPC's give quests at various points of the storyline and offer resting areas free of the desert monsters. Each is warrior is female with bright red hair.