The Shining Dulcimer

Location

Description

  • The inn is a three-storey, O-shaped (with a central open courtyard) cloth and poles building,
    with unusually low ceilings.

  • Special accommodations consist of numerous suites with fine furnishings and a nice view.
  • The inn is locally known for the where you can find the best smoked frog’s legs you’ll ever have.
  • In the middle of the bar is a narrow, deep pit that other patrons occasionally throw food and pour drink down.
  • the inn is rumored to be a front for the worshippers of ugba, patron of accidents.
  • Other services include:
    • armor polishing
    • horse grooming
    • a hot bath
    • a masseuse
  • Hirelings available:
    • boatwright
    • marines
    • entertainer
  • Color scheme:
    Royal Purple Seashell Amethyst

Staff

Innkeeper: Snetch

male aarakocra, who is somewhat depressing and always dutiful, and who seems somewhat lucky

Menu

  • pulled venison with cabbage dressed with honey; flagon of dark coffee
  • toasted mutton and coney with mixed greens tossed with fish eggs; hogshead of rum
  • herb-encrusted pork with baked apple; flagon of light rum
  • Specialty drink: Slashing

Rumors

  • Last night a mysterious dwarf bet their life and won 50,000 gold pieces.
  • The tomb of an old rune-carver has been discovered.
  • Elves’ longevity comes from bathing in the blood of humans, kept stored in a great well.
  • Clerics who have resurrected a long-dead hero discovered she’s not what they thought.
  • Secret society fighting against the end of the world as prophesied by a book that ever changes.
  • A culture of pyramid-builders who bury the dead with great treasures and carefully guard their graves.

Patrons

The following people are currently in the common room:

  • fair and obese centaur
  • The stubborn lord of a frontier town fights valiantly to defend his people, but secretly believes they are doomed.
  • a drow shivering from the cold
  • an attractive dwarf and an elf
  • an elf and a fancy human arguing
  • prophet

Valuables:

  • haversack holding 33 coins: foreign coin made of pewter, worth about 15sp; the face shows a solar, the obverse has strange symbols
  • Art: potato-sized pyramid made of amber (by a regionally famous sculptor)
  • Jewelry: brass arm spiral with a single large eye agate (worth 480 gp)
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