Some say the blade is cursed and brings despair to any who own it, others believe that it is merely coincidental misfortune.
It is a small, lively town like so many others. Do you wonder who are the movers and shakers here?
How about a dragon how cheerfully rules over a kingdom; his people all know him for what he is, and dragons are looked upon as wise and benevolent creatures. Dragonslayers from other kingdoms coming to free it from 'tyranny' are likely to get beaten to death by peasants with cast iron skillets.