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MoonHunter
November 10, 2005
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The Glass Works    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Since there is only one Glass Works in the city, there is really no need for a name. This seems unimportant to the adventurers, yet it has an impact upon the city.

MoonHunter
November 10, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Field    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

It is not really a field, but an arena of sorts for local games.  It seems to be the most important part of town, at least to some.

MoonHunter
November 10, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 4.166667
Zenorcan's    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

It is an unassuming brick building. However, it is made assuming because it is surrounded by more traditional timber and plaster buildings. There are no windows and a very plain door. On the door is incribed the name of the establishment Zenorcans. Almost no one knows what goes on in there.

MoonHunter
November 10, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 4.166667
The Corner Klah    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

This is a Tea and Klah shop on the corner of two large streets. The streets meet at an odd angle, so the Corner Klah is a odd pie wedge shaped establishment. It has a few chairs and small table outside for patrons to avoid the noise inside for the noise outside.

MoonHunter
November 10, 2005
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Silver Threads    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Silver Thread’s shop is a tailors shop. The shop mistress and her crew can produce a wide variety of local styled clothing in a wide variety of local cloths. While most clothes are always custom made, Silver Thread’s shop actually has premade clothing.

MoonHunter
November 10, 2005
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Votes: 4 / 3.250000
Red Caps Guild Station    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Guild Stations are found in almost every town and city. They serve several functions. No matter what the local buildings are like, they have distinctive red doors and a lamp that is always kept burning to its right.

MoonHunter
November 10, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 3.666667
Silver Chalice    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The Silver Chalice is the shop (and market stall) where Fredius Cancian of Amar sells his fine wines.  His wines are a bit pricey, but worth the cost as they are generally better than the local wines. (note: He sells finer local wines as well, just they are few and far between).

Ancient Gamer
November 10, 2005
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The Hostel of the Silent Brotherhood    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The Hostel of the Silent Brotherhood is a small hostel in the dock quarters of town. The Hostel is popular among scribes and scholars who value silence. In addition it is valued by those who are on the run, for the brotherhood consists mainly of skilled warriors adept at fighting with staves and maces.

Ancient Gamer
November 8, 2005
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Kandorr's Fine Perfumery    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

On the intersection of Noble Avenue and First Street lies Kandorr’s Fine Perfumery. The shop occupies the entire building which is built in a classical style with majestic marble pillars and stylish stained glass windows.

Scrasamax
November 8, 2005
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Votes: 10 / 3.400000
Madam Pernouds Alehouse    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Located in the lower part of the community, Pernouds is the epitome of sleazey establishments. The floors are dirty and smell of excretement, urine, and worse. The chairs are ramshackle built, and the tables are all in poor shape.

Scrasamax
November 8, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Samoyeds Bootery    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Nestled in between the other vendors and shops in the market is a small shop, humble in appearance, yet exclusive in clientele…

Scrasamax
November 8, 2005
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Guildensterns Book House    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Wizard’s Shop? Where’s the Magic Shop? What sort of rubbish are you going on about sir?

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 8 / 3.875000
Chrisia's ShadowShop    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

It is a colorful shop, full of dolls, puppets, mannequins, small statues, and other things that are just "shadows" of a human. That is what this shop sells.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 2 / 3.000000
Alanus's General Store    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

It was a single store that sold a variety of good made by a variety of people. It was such a novel concept that most people will dislike it. "It is just not the way we do things around here", they would say. Yet they still buy things here.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Argus's Cart / a Blue Cart    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Argus is like most of the carter’s in the city. He works out of one of the inns, where they actually prepare the food. (It is loaded into the cart there and kept warm by stoked coals and ash.) The Blue Rose carts are served by a consortium of inns, while a bit more expensive than standard cart food is well worth the price.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 6 / 3.666667
Red Tiles    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

The city has clay tiles on its roofs. This is the bane of sneaky thieves in the city. So where do these tiles come from? And why does anyone think there might be an adventure related to this.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Votes: 3 / 3.000000
Mathius's SharpShop    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Adventurers love sharp objects: knives, swords, spear tips, arrow heads, and so on. So where do they go to get these items?  A sharpshop, that is where.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Helioglyph's    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Helioglyph (his magical name) is a Talismonger, a maker of charms, talismans, holy items, and so on. This is the place where those seeking fine craftsmanship and good symbolism come. If you are looking for enchanted items, go elsewhere.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Cashmirius's    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Cashmirius’s is one of the finest cafes in the city.  It is does not have a large indoor seating area. The small tables with their crisp creme linens are crowded with stools.  If you sit inside, the host will often sit other people you don’t know at your table.  This is great for meeting new people, but it is tough if you are trying to have a private talk.

MoonHunter
November 7, 2005
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Establishments    Locations  (Establishment)   (Any)

Every city, town, or large village will have businesses. Some will be inns, some stores, some people providing a service. They are all places for characters to get what they need, spend money, and a chance for the GM to hook the PCs into a new plotline.  So we are looking for distinct establishments, ready to be pushed in a not-yet-complete place.

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The Place of Black Snow

       By: Murometz

Wytchwolde-Under-Ash, once a great Thorpe, was razed to the ground by the ruthless, and truth told more than slightly deranged, Porcelain Princess and her henchmen, the Purifiers. When the flames had at last subsided, and a kaleidoscope of swirling, dull-gray ash choked the sky, nine hundred acres of old growth iron spruce, black larch and weeping birch, was burned to utter cinders, along with the entire coven of witches comprising the Sisterhood of the Silver Teat.

Now, centuries later, the forests are somewhat re-grown, and the town of Foolswater stands where Wytchwolde-Under-Ash once did. It is said that even to this day, one can still find ashes in the otherwise potable well-water of this village. Once a year during the Winter Solstice, the “Ash-Wind” comes to Foolswater, a suffocating black cloud that passes quickly but leaves dead birds and animals in its wake, darkening the trees, and staining the sky with black snow. The inhabitants of the village know better than to be caught outside during the day-long Ash-Wind. Everyone is locked snugly inside, singing old hymns that curse and re-curse the burned witches who once called this place home.

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