The Hog and Roc

Location

  • at a crossroads
  • the street outside is controlled by The Skin-Renders Bruisers, a guild-run gang of petty thieves

Description

  • The inn is a small, Z-shaped sandstone building,
    with dwarf-wrought iron furnishings.

  • The inn is widely known for the quality of its menu.
  • The place feels friendly, but is filthy.
  • Other services include:
    • a storyteller
    • drugs
  • Hirelings available:
    • horseman, medium
    • mates
    • engineer-architect
  • Color scheme:
    Light Khaki Dark Blue Yellow

Staff

Innkeeper: Lilac

male half-orc, who is quite conniving and usually bizarre, and who seems very wonderful

Menu

  • stewed mung peas with shredded greens; hogshead of hard cider
  • smoked ox seasoned with chili; mug of toddy
  • baked boar and broccoli served with assorted cheeses; horn of cider
  • baked grouse and trout served with brown gravy and mushrooms; horn of green tea
  • simmered woodcock with shredded greens; flagon of strong coffee

Rumors

  • The tomb of a powerful battlemage, filled with magic items, has sunk into the swamp.
  • Humans think the most learned man of all is the man who commands 30 legions.
  • A gnome has been seen flying around the effigy master tower using a pair of artificial wings.
  • A giant swan has just carried off a baby from a balcony.
  • Evil clerics gather in secret to summon a monstrous god to the world.

Patrons

The following people are currently in the common room:

  • lanky death-priestess
  • Child who sneezes constantly is a high-ranking cleric in a well-known order.
  • A boisterous barbarian queen welcomes travelers to her home, but kills them at the slightest offense.
  • a ranger looking for company
  • extremely hairy, awful woman

Valuables:

  • satchel holding 20 coins: coin made of pewter, worth about 17sp; the face has a proverb: always salvation, the obverse shows an anchor
  • cashmere pouch holding 3 tanzanites and 4 white diamonds
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