The Grimy Catapult Tavern

Location

  • in the docks, near the gigantic mosaic of an annis
  • west of the heights

Description

  • The inn is a large, rectangular logs building,
    with charms and talismans hanging from the walls and a smooth stone floor.

  • Special accommodations consist of five hammocks in the common room.
  • The inn is widely known for the strange noises coming from the cellar.
  • Only a few guttering candles keep the darkness at bay.
  • Other services include:
    • horse grooming
    • storytellers
  • Hirelings available:
    • footman, heavy
    • boatwright
  • Color scheme:
    Golden Poppy Bright Lavender Light Sky Blue

Staff

Innkeeper: Endelyon Trenance

female rakshasa, who is a little happy and usually unimaginative, and who seems very alert

Menu

  • tepid shellfish served with rice noodles; goblet of weak coffee
  • pheasant and veal pie served with cabbage dressed with potatoes and beans; mug of birch beer
  • seasoned rainbow trout and mushroom seasoned with dill and cardamom; cup of hot elegant white wine with a trace of musky melon spiced with barberry
  • steamed crayfish with a creamy lemon-garlic sauce; horn of perry
  • herb-encrusted coyote with pine nut scones; mug of mead
  • eel and clams pastry served with shredded greens tossed with crumbled cheese; flagon of cider; pastries with cane sugar

Rumors

  • A local lamplighter is the person to talk to if you want information on those who come out at night.
  • Mysterious tinkling comes from a haunted wood at night.
  • Mute, illiterate girl, far from home.
  • A huge dire wolf, apparently immune to magic, is organizing the wolves in the wood.
  • A halfling druid has discovered a new powerful school of magic.
  • The potato crop has grown three times as tall as usual.

Patrons

The following people are currently in the common room:

  • gruesome enameler
  • copper-skinned page
  • scrawny trainer
  • pretty, scornful girl
  • Elena McCombs, the curvaceous, caring mother, harbors the secret shame, and desire for forgiveness, of cannibalizing one of her children many winters ago.
  • Artistic woodsman always carving some wooden figurines has attracted the attention of a fey creature who always tries to grants his many whims and throw away comments.
  • two women are betting about where a housefly will land next
  • two patrons share a rumor about a local beauty eating earthworms
  • trader of reagents

Valuables:

  • small box holding 21 coins: coin made of palladium, worth about 9sp; the face is completely blank, the obverse has a proverb: by riches and resurrection
  • 39 ivory elvish coins, in piles
  • Jewelry: ring; bronze accented with fire opal (worth 300 gp)
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