Ruins of Adventure

Proclamations and Rumors: Week 3

11 Eleasis, 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 LIX
Be it known that the council is interested in reclaiming the remaining blocks of the city of New Phlan. To reclaim said blocks they must be first cleared of monsters, vermin, and other uncivilized inhabitants. To this end the council is offering a reward to any person or group who is responsible for clearing any block of the old city.

Proclamation LXXVl11
Be it known that the council is offering a reward to any person or persons who can provide information as to the disposition of several council agents who have been sent to investigate the unseemly happenings in the vicinity of Valhigen Graveyard.

Proclamation CXX
Be it known that the council has decreed that the threat of the pirates who plague eastern shipping to New Phlan will be eliminated. The council offers a generous reward for the exact location of the pirates stronghold believed to be in or near the Twilight Marsh. An even greater reward is offered for the elimination of the pirates as a threat to shipping. Apply to the Council Clerk for a commission.

Proclamation CXXXlV
Be it known that the council has declared those individuals who have taken up residence in the mansion of the former Koval family to be traitors and thieves. Be it further known that a reward has been offered for the elimination of these outlaws. A commission to rid the city of this blight may be obtained from the Council Clerk.

Proclamation CXXXVIII
Be it known that beginning this, the tenth day of Eliasis, The Year of the Helm, 1362, the Council has decreed that all blocks of the Old City, commonly known as the Slums, between the River and the West Phlan Road, as far as Mendor’s Street shall hereafter be considered the rightful territory of New Phlan and subject to the laws and enforcement thereof; and that Mendor’s Street shall hereafter be called the New Wall Road. All those dwelling within said blocks may make petition to the Council Clerk for deeds of property no later than the 18th of Eliasis. Beginning the 19th of Eliasis, all those found in said blocks without the proper writs of citizenship and deeds of property shall be subject to the full measure of the law.

The following advertisments have been posted outside the Training Hall:

Chartered adventuring party to perform reconnaissance. A unique magic item of original design, free tutoring in the magical arts, plus a percentage of any booty found. Inquire with Aumry of Umber, Associate Professor of Arcane Arts, at Denlor’s Tower in the Slums District.

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.

By request of Hasan Abdalbane and the Free Merchants of Phlan,
To the adventurer’s of New Phlan:
Be it known that certain monstrous creatures have been spotted in the vicinity of the Twilight Swamp, attacking caravans on the Phlan Road, slaughtering travelers, and endangering Phlan’s trade with its eastern neighbors.Unless these monsters are defeated, all trade with the east could be halted. The Watchers of Helm request the aid of brave and hearty adventurers to help slay these fell threats. Interested parties should meet with Sir Justin Melenikus of Iniarv’s Tower.
Rewards for slain monsters shall be authorized by Sir Justin, Gold shall be paid by the Free Merchant’s Guild upon presentation of a stamped writ from the Watchers of Helm.

By Personal Request of Councilman Ulrich Eberhard
Be it known that a substantial award 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.

General Rumors about Town

  1. THE PIT, where the bodies of those thrown from the wall usually collect has been emptying unusually fast of late.
  2. More and more petrified victims are being found. At least one every two to three days.
  3. A “Special Envoy to the Council” has arrived from Zhentil Keep, supposedly to negotiate the trade of a powerful artifact discovered in the ruins of the old city in exchange for military assistance.
  4. The new High Priest of Xvim in the Old City is secretly not a priest at all, but rather a powerful demon in disguise.
  5. The Bells that protect Kryptgarden from the spirits of the Quivering Forest have not been sounded in days. The farmers are worried and considering relocating back to the Slums.
  6. An active adult dragon has been seen in Dragonden Pass for the first time since the Great Flight six years ago.
  7. To the west lives a tribe of insect-men who worship normal humans and give valuable gifts to all who find their village.
  8. The slave market by the docks is supposedly closing down soon. Better buy what you need fast.
  9. The Red Plumes have started patrolling outside the wall for the first time in over a year.
  10. A huge war is being fought not twenty leagues north of Phlan and no one has noticed.


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