The Tower and Star

Location

  • just off of Crier’s Street
  • in a slum district, near the castle
  • just beyond the fighting pit

Description

  • The inn is a single-storey, H-shaped logs building,
    with exotic art work.

  • The inn is well-known for the generous size of its mugs.
  • Along one portion of the floor is a cavity in the paneling and in the middle of it a hot spring of charcoal grey with crimson highlights water bubbles.
  • Other services include:
    • a barbarian who offers: mushroom identification (by tasting
    • boot polishing
  • Hirelings available:
    • horseman, archer
    • bearer/porter
    • footman, pikeman
  • Color scheme:
    Xanadu Cobalt Blue Bright Ube

Staff

Innkeeper: Aloysius

female eldar, who is extremely mournful and sometimes farsighted, and who seems a little sleepy

Menu

  • breaded crayfish served with egg noodles; mug of porter
  • shredded veal and radish served with oatmeal bread; goblet of coffee; bread pudding with boysenberry sauce
  • slow-roasted venison served with fresh rolls with white grape jam; tankard of mulled austere red wine with notes of peach spiced with horseradish
  • seasoned turkey and lettuce served with wheat bread and butter; tankard of winter lager; pumpkin pie
  • grilled shellfish served with mustard greenses and spinaches; horn of hot sauvignon blanc spiced with chili
  • garlicky oysters served with soft cheese; horn of water
  • Specialty drink: Smoking

Rumors

  • A recently recovered artifact causes arcane magic to go awry.
  • Archon Facio is a strange guy. He collects holy symbols. Also every year he switches his allegiances to a new god. Charlatan I tell you.
  • A pirate captain whose reputation is due to masquerading as a woman, successfully.

Patrons

The following people are currently in the common room:

  • peddler of
  • short and obese peasant
  • E’saril and E’locae, twin aquatic elves, who belong an order of sea-bourne knights are polite, reserved and valiant but their insular culture and private habits make it easy for all others to be suspicious of them.
  • a few alchemists bickering
  • a glazier and a goblin
  • a few halflings
  • a warrior cleaning their nails
  • pale peddler of arms

Valuables:

  • haversack holding 34 coins: coin made of bronze, worth about 10sp; the face is completely blank, the obverse has a proverb: by bravery and reason
  • 46 a little used old gold gnomish coins, in a bundle
  • Luxury: crudely constructed caterwaul fur blanket (worth 420 gp)
  • Jewelry: locust cloak pin with glyphs on the front and glyphs on the back (worth 590 gp)
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