Ruins of Adventure

Proclamations and Rumors: Week 18

24 Uktar, Year of the Helm

The following proclamations have been posted outside the Council Hall:

From the City Council of New Phlan to all brave and hearty adventurers:

Proclamation CLIV
Be it known that the council has proclaimed a generous bounty for each undead killed within the bounds of Valhingen Graveyard. Be it also known that in addition to said bounty, the council is willing to provide a special enchanted item, useful in the destruction of undead, to any group of adventurers which accepts the commission to cleanse Valhingen Graveyard. Apply to the city clerk for said commission.

Proclamation CLXX
Be it known that the council is interested in obtaining information concerning bands of insect-men known to plague the grassy planes to the west of New Phlan. Said insect men are a hazard to transportation to and from Zhentil Keep. A reward is offered to any person or persons who return with complete information on the, location, disposition, and intentions of the insect-men. Apply to the council clerk for a commission.

Proclamation CCI
Be it known that the council is interested in clearing obstacles to re-establishing a trade route to the east. Said obstacles currently include an infestation of lizard men in the swamps to the east. A reward is offered to any who can locate the source of the infestation and remove the lizard men as an obstacle to trade. A commission may be obtained from the Council Clerk.

Proclamation CCXXVIII
Be it known that the Council has proclaimed a generous bounty for any information pertaining to the rash of petrifications happening in the are around the Old Library. Be it also known that an additional award shall be presented for the removal of this threat to our city and its people. A commission may be obtained from the Council Clerk.

Proclamation CCXLIV
Be it known that it is the desire of the Council to bring outlying settlements and villages under the protection of New Phlan. Deeds, titles, and emoluments shall be granted to any person or persons able to bring such a settlement under the Council’s jurisdiction and defend it from outside threats.


The following advertisments have been posted outside the Training Hall:

Open Positions:
The Council of New Phlan has immediate openings for instructors in the arts of Mysticism, Shadow Walking, and Genie Binding at the Public Training Hall of New Phlan. Only fully-credentialed, trained educators with extensive field experience need apply. These are full-time positions and may include some administrative and student advisement work. Starting pay is 100gp per week (commensurate with experience). Candidates should present themselves to the clerk of the Council of New Phlan.

An Addendum: All faculty positions for Practitioners of Other Arts have been filled. No further applications for these positions are being accepted. Anyone attempting to put forward such an application shall be ejected from the premises immediately.

An Addendum to the Addendum: All faculty positions for the schools of Magecraft, Languages, and General Education have been filled. No further applications for these positions are being accepted. Anyone attempting to put forward such an application shall be ejected from the premises and set on fire.
…This means you Silren. — signed Taleah Loughgren

An Addendum to the Addendum to the Addendum: Be it known that we have a faculty opening in the School of Magecraft. Only wizards showing particular aptitude and specialization in their field need apply. No applications for Generalists are being accepted at this time. Anyone attempting to put forward such an application shall be ejected from the premises, set on fire, and thrown off the wall.
…This means you Silren. — signed Taleah Loughgren

By Personal Request of Councilman Ulrich Eberhard
Be it known that a substantial award reward of ten-thousand fifteen-thousand twenty-thousand twenty-five-thousand thirty-thousand gold pieces shall be offered to any heroes recovering the painting titled “False Chanterelle” by the artist Sheklesh from the grounds of Kadorna Mansion. Those wishing to claim the reward should bring the fully intact painting to Eberhard House during the first or second watch. Ask for Guillaume.

For Auction:
An artifact of GREAT POWER discovered in the ruins of the Old Library. Auction to take place in the plaza in front of the Cadorna Textile Mill, at two bells after the Forenoon Watch, on the Feast of the Moon.


General Rumors about Town

  1. With all the free slaves confiscated by the Council, the Cadorna Textile business is booming.
  2. In addition to the food shortages, all of the coin in town is apparently debased…nothing but Electrum. Inflation is out of control.
  3. The Council has put forward a bill to begin minting its own currency.
  4. The Gnoll Army still hasn’t attacked. Maybe they got lost.
  5. The Gnoll Army was just an illusion, created by the Necromancer of the Quivering Forest.
  6. The dragon was sighted flying over the city again. This time the witnesses all agree that it was Silver-coloured…or maybe just gray…or white.
  7. The Undead from Valhingen Graveyard have started venturing forth to attack the North-siders.
  8. The Sunnites have been on a rampage lately, smashing all the statues left by the Basilisk attacks because the looks of terror on all the faces were too ‘unattractive’.
  9. People taking water from Kuto’s Well have started complaining about fevers.
  10. A new Bazaar has sprung up out near the far end of the West Phlan Road, past Kuto’s Well, for merchant’s trying to evade Council Tariffs.

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