White Hourglass Tavern

Location

  • at a crossroads

Description

  • The inn is a large, O-shaped (with a central open courtyard) burnished steel building,
    with several leaded glass windows.

  • The inn is locally known for the where you can find the best roasted lamb you’ll ever have.
  • A body is laid out on a table and everyone is drunk, singing, laughing, and crying.
  • Other services include:
    • a wake up knock
    • a hot bath
  • Hirelings available:
    • archer (longbow)
    • steward/castellan
    • scribe
  • Color scheme:
    Ivory Pale Spring Bud Thulian Pink

Staff

Innkeeper: Theshthis

female gnome, who is quite vigorous and sometimes chaotic, and who seems somewhat startled

Menu

  • roasted game hen and ham served with brown gravy; flagon of brandywine
  • woodcock and leek stew served with mixed greens tossed with mushrooms; cup of birch beer
  • simmered pork and lamb served with crusty black bread and butter; mug of light lager
  • grilled musk ox and crayfish with steamed red grape; flagon of perry; baked apples fragrant with cinnamon

Rumors

  • Humen riding dragon turtles sell their services as mercenaries to the highest bidder.
  • A spell crafter’s familiar has escaped and been said to have summoned a demon.
  • A merchant has thousands of bronze pieces hidden in its attic.
  • We don’t bury our dead. No we burn’em and keep them in urns. They say if your body is not burned within a days time it rises. Yep, some zombie type thing. So just in case any of you die make sure you got a source of fire handy.
  • Hobbits never wash their foot hair because they nurture the parasites that grow there.

Patrons

The following people are currently in the common room:

  • changer (reptilian)
  • short man
  • stout trader of
  • Chitefu the strong, fearless defender of the faith, atheist.
  • a couple wardens
  • an old woman swears that a blackbird winked at her this morning; the bird must be a familiar of some sort
  • a skinny clergyman passed out under a table
  • burly child

Valuables:

  • satchel holding 34 coins: coin made of bronze, worth about 6sp; the face shows a gorgon, the obverse has a proverb: vigor
  • 61 repaired pewter coins, in piles
  • Jewelry: rock crystal amulet with a dwarven waraxe on the front and a fist on the back (worth 620 gp)
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