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Tical wasn't sure if he remembered the name of Foxglove [Know(Local): d20+1=10, or Know(history):d20+5=14], but looked like one of the minor aristocrats of Sandpoint. He knew he could be useful for introductions to better contacts.


He quickly told Reegol to "Heel" and behave.


He graciously shook his hand, ignoring everyone's reaction. "Our actions were naught but the most natural. Good sir, myself and my companion graciously accept your invitation. 'Til we meet again, I bid you a fine day."


After Foxglove left, Reegol cocked his head inquisitively at Tical. Tical looked back at the others and shrugs. "I need the money, all right? And he looks like he has plenty to spare. I'm just glad all them damn gobbers are dead."


Before they set out later to the Rusty Rooster, he makes sure he has his armour and weapon on him. Not being sure at what to expect in this town anymore.

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Tical just knows that the Foxglove name goes back a few generations in Sandpoint.


So is the consensus to go to the Hagfish, or the Rusty Dragon?

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Tical needs patronage for his research, and Foxglove might be his new sponsor. So the Rusty Dragon it is!

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As you make your way to the Rusty Dragon, you are stopped several times by villagers who have already heard of your deeds.


"Thank You, heroes!" Is on most of their lips and in there eyes.  Some pat you on the back, some give a quiet nod, some embrace you in long bear hugs, and a few kiss you on the cheek.  Whatever the show of appreciation, the bottom line is that in Sandpoint's hour of need, you all stepped up to save the town, and the townsfolk know it.


Halfway to The Rusty Dragon, you hear "Hey! Wait up!"




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"You are the adventurers that stopped the Goblins, right?"


"I'm Ameiko Kaijitsu, and I run The Rusty Dragon.  Please, stay at my inn!  I'll give you all free Room and Board for a week.  Just be sure to speak kindly to the locals, and embellish your stories however you need to in order to draw in a crowd!"


She smiles, gives a cute wink, and continues on her way, carrying a big sack of groceries for a feast (likely in your honour)!

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"As a matter of fact, we are headed to your in at this very moment.  Having just arrived, you offer of lodging is both very generous and much appreciated.  May Erastil reward your generosity."


"Here, let me help you with your burdens.  Many hands and all that"

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"Thank you!  How very kind..."

You get to The Rusty Dragon.  It's on the corner of Market Street and Salmon Street.  It looks like an old structure.  In the walk there, Amieko tells you it's Sandpoint's oldest inn, but she's only owned it for six years.  It gets its name from a large rusted ornamental dragon on its roof, which also acts as a lightning rod.



It's well lit, and cheery enough.  The few patrons inside seem in mild shock, likely due to the day's events.  You recognize a few that you either shielded from Goblins or patched up during the pauses.


Aldern Foxglove isn't in the common room.  He must have turned in for his beauty sleep!


Amieko sets to busying herself in the kitchen.  As she crosses the bar, she sends a young human barmaid to your table to take your drink order.



Sourpuss Beer (sour brew)

White Pumpkin Ale

Greybeard's Coffee Stout

Dragon Rust Chocolate Porter

Jeggare Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 

Kyonin Heritage Sauvignon Blanc

Primm Orchard Plum Brandy

Barnacle Pete's "Lacquer Stripper" Whiskey




Fresh Apple Cider


You notice what seems to be a permanent "Help Wanted" sign at the bar.

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