The following proclamations have been posted outside the Council Hall:
From the City Council of New Phlan to all brave and hearty adventurers:
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.
Be it known that the Council is offering an inducement to any individual who shall serve in the rescue force for the mercenary band of Taimalg-the-Invincible which has disappeared inside Valhigen Graveyard.
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.
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.
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.
Be it known that beginning this, the twenty-eight day of Eliasis, The Year of the Helm, 1362, the the buying and selling of male and female slaves of humanoid disposition shall not be allowed within the bounds of New Phlan. Any person or persons found to be engaged in the buying or selling of a humanoid slave shall be subject to a fine of not less than twenty and not more than 60 gold coins, and all properties, both fiscal and personal, associated with such a transaction shall be remit to the sole use and discretion of the Council of New Phlan in perpetuity.
The following advertisments have been posted outside the Training Hall:
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
By Personal Request of Councilman Ulrich Eberhard
Be it known that a
substantial award reward of ten-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.
Notice: Heroes and Sellswords needed
for research expedition. Some potentially dangerous work hunting monsters, but pay is excellent. Must be willing to work in the presence of magic. For more information, seek out Velinax the Vermilian and Tarren Traskar at the Laughing Goblin.
General Rumors about Town
- A dragon was seen flying right over the city. Everyone claims they ‘know someone’ who saw it, but no one has any details.
- The Hobgoblins that used to live in the Quivering Forest have all left. Something in there has them proper-spooked.
- A new pub is being built in the Slums, right beside the New Wall. Finally civilization!
- It’s been more than three months since anyone died near Kuto’s Well. Maybe its finally safe?
- A huge army of Gnolls has been seen massing in the plains north-west of the city. No one has ever seen so many in one place before.
- All of the slaves confiscated by the Council since their ban on the trade are being put to work in the Cadorna Textile Mill.
- A young man has been seen visiting the Council Clerk’s office at odd hours. Has someone pierced the old harpy’s heart?
- The Council has been in secret negotiations with the Zhents and the Xvimlar. Maybe the Plumes are finally being sold-out.
- All of the slaves being confiscated by the Council are being shipped to Zhentil Keep.
- Elissa Bivant is pregnant!