Starborn Valley
Mario and Parakarry following Merle in the Starborn Valley
Series Paper Mario
First game Paper Mario (2001)

Starborn Valley is a little town in the Shiver Region of Mushroom Kingdom. The town's purpose is to help Stars grow up so that they can ascend into Star Haven. The town consists of three houses, Merle's house, a Toad House, and a house to keep the Star Kids. Twink was born here. Merle gives info to Mario about the last Star Spirit being held in the Crystal Palace. Mario has to get the bucket here to open up Shiver Mountain.