The Double Cross

Location

  • within the station
  • just outside, A bell tolls somewhere in the city, and everyone stops what they are doing and drops to their knees in prayer.

Description

  • The inn is a small, H-shaped adobe building,
    with charms and talismans hanging from the ceiling.

  • The inn is widely known for the loud music.
  • The common room is dimly-lit with sparsely placed candles casting flickering shadows across tables and walls.
  • Other services include:
    • hair cutting
    • laundry
    • a storyteller
    • a magically protected safe
  • Hirelings available:
    • horseman, light
    • mercenary
  • Color scheme:
    Pale Brown Azure Sunglow

Staff

Innkeeper: Ramona Acevedo

male uruk, who is quite fair-spoken and occasionally aggressive, and who seems very alert

Menu

  • cabbage and mushroom soup served with greens dressed with tomatoes and kumquats; hogshead of water
  • seasoned fish and ham with gravy; horn of perry

Rumors

  • Thousands of spiders have been seen migrating to their summer webs.
  • A spined devil is said to be the head of a merchant guild.
  • Evil clerics gather in secret to summon a monstrous god to the world.

Patrons

The following people are currently in the common room:

  • dripping-wet gnome
  • half-naked, extremely relaxed smuggler of drugs
  • Surly golem that runs on alcohol instead of fuel takes on prohibition in 1920’s America.
  • Queen of Hope, a charismatic, dashing Robin Hood-esque figure providing hope for lower-class citizens in a corrupt city with his rebellious pranks/actions against “The Man”… but he’s secretly employed by city officials to keep the poor just optimistic enough to distract them from their horrible living conditions and squalor.
  • a pair of dragoons shouting
  • pale and one-handed bearleader

Valuables:

  • bag holding 20 coins: foreign coin made of copper, worth about 15sp; the face has strange symbols, the obverse has a rune
  • small hemp bag holding 2 pale blue sapphires and 4 white sapphires
  • 76 proof bronze dwarven coins, in a small chest
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