The Docile Raven Inn

Location

  • the street outside is where some rune-weavers might be seen

Description

  • The inn is a small, square carved stone building,
    with a tiled mosaic floor and unusually high ceilings.

  • The inn is well-known for the unfriendly ghost which wanders around attic after dark.
  • The place is dark and nearly empty. One group at the back are having a hushed conversation.
  • Other services include:
    • a surgeon
    • gear and clothing mending
  • Hirelings available:
    • alchemist
    • engineer-architect
  • Color scheme:
    Egyptian Blue Tea Rose Orange Peel

Staff

Innkeeper: Ihym-Zuwa-Shî

male centaur, who is extremely calm and rarely thrifty, and who seems quite victorious

Menu

  • goat stuffed with quail served with toast; tankard of porter
  • tepid pigeon and pork served with crusty candlenut bread with mulberry jam; cup of water
  • coney stuffed with frog; flagon of birch beer
  • grilled brown trout and sheep served with seed bread with persimmon marmalade; mug of coffee
  • roasted chili beans with assorted cheeses and beechnuts; horn of cider

Rumors

  • A mighty pyramid tomb lies to the north, theft-proof, it still contains ancient treasures.
  • A hero exiled by her people, driven by the will to die on the peak of her lofty mountain home.
  • An ancient demonic evil has seized control of giants.
  • Marie Olsen found a map behind a painting bought at an estate sale.
  • A moneylender is looking for someone discreet, for a delicate job.
  • A mad alchemist brewing potent substances in his lair, where a monster is about to break out of its cage.
  • The school will be boarded up due to unexplained supernatural occurrences

Patrons

The following people are currently in the common room:

  • elegant phraint
  • A calm, filthy miner, evincing a penchant for the pursuit of wealth.
  • a group of builders praying
  • a pair of nuns
  • scrawny and one-armed adolescent demon-summoner

Valuables:

  • small box holding 24 coins: gnomish coin made of copper, worth about 6sp; the face shows a gila monster, the obverse has strange symbols
  • 49 electrum foreign coins, in piles
  • Luxury: a copy of Rethinking the Distillate of Necromancy (worth 840 gp)
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