The Minotaur’s Horn Cafe

Location

  • in temple ward, near the beach
  • surrounded by the font of Vexia Cotton, Father of Willpower
  • the street outside is full of beggars and thieves

Description

  • The inn is a small, V-shaped carved stone building,
    with charms and talismans hanging from the walls.

  • The inn is widely known for the always clean rooms and beds.
  • The place feels friendly, but is filthy.
  • There is a fragrance of cumin
  • the inn is rumored to be a front for an assassins’ guild.
  • Other services include:
    • boot polishing
    • tack and saddle care
  • Hirelings available:
    • linkboy
    • tailor
  • Color scheme:
    Medium Blue Rifle Green Arsenic

Staff

Innkeeper: Erasistratus Kalamanos

male high elf, who is somewhat odd and never mewling, and who seems somewhat alert

Menu

  • baked frijol bola rojas and beef served with rice; tankard of ginger beer; sweetbread
  • stir-fried crab with herbed pumpkin; horn of grog
  • smoked muskrat served with fresh peasant bread with fresh-churned butter; flagon of water
  • frog’s legs pie; cup of bitter

Rumors

  • An innocent but monstrous witch and the merchants who want her property.
  • A city living of art and wine, ruled by artists and vintners, with demagogues preaching about the power of the common folk.
  • Baels have started appearing in the rocky desert to the north.
  • A new tax starts today on all magicians. Many are trying to get themselves re-classified as astrologers or fortune tellers.
  • Humans think the most learned man of all is the man who commands 30 legions.

Patrons

The following people are currently in the common room:

  • stout, embarrassed launderer
  • half-naked and stuttering mechanic
  • A stupid, filthy man, Jacob the village idiot travels into the wood nightly to appease the local fey to prevent terrible retribution upon the town for a slight given so long ago.
  • a scary warden and a pale silversmith
  • a couple stationers
  • a rogue and a scarred emissary snickering
  • stocky, very apathetic shaman

Valuables:

  • box holding 25 coins: old goblin coin made of bronze, worth about 4sp; the face shows a rose, the obverse shows a tuatara
  • haversack holding 2 6mm fine frshwtr pearlses and 2 purple spinels
  • Luxury: eudialyte sundial (worth 380 gp)
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