The Devil’s Riddle: Interlude: More town building

As I’ve hit two dead ends I’m going to send my party to a nicer inn to regroup and  rest up. My random inn generator gives me:

Inn: The Crossed Axes
Location: On Great Well Close, in a residential district of decent row houses and wealthy merchants. The street outside is lined with a simple iron fence.
Description: The inn is a single storey timber framed building, with a small fenced yard. Accomodations consist of several large rooms with beds and straw mattresses and wooden cots near the hearth. The inn has recently become infested by pixies.
Innkeeper: The innkeeper is a young female human named Aldgith.
Pottage, Mug of Stout (5 cp)
Stewed Deer and Oat Bread, Tankard of Beer (10 cp)
Boiled Eggs and Onions, Tankard of Stout (10 cp)
Pickled Sausage and Dried Peas, Tankard of Mead (13 cp)
Boiled Mutton and Acorn Bread, Tankard of Ale (9 cp)
1. Odvak Allfredson: Male Dwarf Craftsman, Good. Odvak has tangled white hair and blue eyes, and an unusual tattoo on his leg. He wears modest garments and a yellow cloak. Odvak seeks a necromancer to apprentice under.
2. Eril: Female Halfling Scholar, Good. Eril has a long face, with blonde hair and amber eyes. She wears well-made clothing and a sling of vials and potions. Eril dislikes having people behind her.
3. Linda Unner: Female Halfling Scholar, Evil. Linda has silver hair and dark green eyes. She wears well-made clothing and numerous rings. Linda is quarreling with a company of dwarves.
4. Tane: Male Human Peasant, Evil. Tane has a square face, with white hair and light hazel eyes. He wears worn clothing and a wooden holy symbol. Tane seeks to fulfill an ancient prophecy of evil.
5. Coni: Male Elf Scholar, Evil. Coni is short, with thick black hair and light hazel eyes. He wears expensive clothing and numerous rings. Coni seeks opponents for a drinking contest.
6. Liamund: Male Halfling Peasant, Good. Liamund has cropped copper hair and narrow green eyes. He wears worn clothing and several small tools hang from his belt. Liamund serves Rapha, an ancient but forgotten goddess of good.
7. Rafnhe Vardridotr: Female Dwarf Scholar, Neutral. Rafnhe is tall, with white hair and dark blue eyes. She wears expensive clothing and several pouches hang from her belt. Rafnhe seeks opponents for a drinking contest.
1. Something has been delving a maze of twisty little passages beneath the town.
2. Bizarre monsters have been encountered in the Great Greenwald.
3. The town magistrate is also the master of the Assassins Guild.
4. The elves of Blackbriar Forest are savage and worship a fierce troll.

Now we have a location, let’s see if there’s anything of immediate interest:

Any sign of Ranji? (Very unlikely): No
Anyone seen Ranji? (Very unlikely) Yes. Finally! A lead! First let’s see who saw her:

R: #8: ⅞: Rafnhe, the dwarven scholar.

Now I know there is something to learn, which a great step in the right direction. Next session I’ll have to see what the party are able to root out.


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