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Vallaki- Slums District
« on: June 17, 2017, 12:45:24 PM »
Rumors circulate of a guard abduction sometime in the last week.  Hushed whispers of a fight between a lone guard and several dark clad people beating him to the ground and dragging him off. 

"Rebels Rise!"  was scrawled in blood on the wall where the scene took place.

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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2017, 03:20:31 PM »
The early hours of dawn were witness to an unusual scene of violence in front of the Gaping Wound. Accosted by a trio of green-clad men and a well-garbed male in finery, the sun-kissed proprietor of the establishment, brandishing an axe, was subdued by a heavily armored pair after what seemed to be an argument of sorts. One among the men promptly tied down the motionless form of the axe-wielder, with the five making steady departure from the slums.

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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2017, 01:53:00 AM »
A familiar looking Borcan Red Vardo Captain was seen walking about the slums of Vallaki. He put a sign that said 'Closed for repairs' on the Gaping Wound's door.


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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2017, 09:27:08 PM »
"A familiar Barovian, Teodor Ursu would be seen in shackles being escorted to the Citadel from the Barracks by two of the Garda,
Reveka and a masked guard; the charges are anyone's guess."


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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2017, 10:38:08 PM »
"A familiar Barovian, Teodor Ursu would be seen in shackles being escorted to the Citadel from the Barracks by two of the Garda,
Reveka and a masked guard; the charges are anyone's guess."

... Other accounts include the Captain of the Iron Sons, Teodor, proceeding to berate the two guards while he was hauled off to the citadel.  The guards practiced restraint, simply suggesting him to not make further comments along the way.
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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2017, 12:38:50 AM »
Clad entirely in black, hooded, drenched and stinking of filth; a man is seen staggering through the slums district from the East. He approaches the guard house and lets himself in. He is not seen exiting for some time.
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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2017, 05:30:17 AM »
The slums are abuzz as rumors circulate amongst the downtrodden and weary that dwell there.  The traveling priest of the Morning Lord calling himself Friar Sand, held an impromptu pig roast that he claimed was in celebration of the Holy Day of the Daylight Savior.  The food was fine, and the halls of the simple Sanctuary of the Eternal Dawn were warm with brotherhood.  As many as five Outlanders stayed until the wee hours of the morning, feasting, singing, and playing at games.

The Friar did however, give an unsettling sermon about the dangers of the Mist and those who would worship them, accusing the Mists of having an insidious purpose in bringing Outlanders to the realm of Barovia, and condemning those that would worship them, saying that they had much good in their hearts, and had done much for the people of Barovia, but are misguided in their worship.  He went on to say that the clergy should forgive them, love them, and try to save them.

The devout of the Morninglord were confused by this message, as the church has always been tolerant and welcoming of all other religions.  Others who heard of the event, but do not share their faith have been heard whispering:  "Good, let the sun cultists and the Dilisnyan poisoners kill each other, and we'll be the better off for it."

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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2017, 08:29:59 AM »
Loud, amphibious croaking and the shattering of glass joined the routine sounds of a Barovian night near the Wayfarer Kinship Lodge. Immediately the Lodge door was flung open, and light from it brightened the city streets as a group of  adventurers emerged and fought their way through a pestilent fog and enormous frog-like creatures toward a sewer grate. There they waded deeper into the murky and disgusting water, disappearing from sight.

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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2017, 03:01:12 AM »
[An influx of ailing peasantry filed into the Sanctuary of the Coming Dawn and Sanctuary of the Eternal Dawn with the rising of the dawn’s light.  Their morbid, hollow coughs echoing into the air as they hobbled and shuffled across the cobblestone streets.  Their shambling frames were accompanied by the stench of disease and the majority of those that came in contact gave a wide berth ‘lest they contract the affliction.

With the coming of the morning on the subsequent day, weary figures emerged from the sanctums of both temples, drenched in sweat, but complexion noticeably improved.  A healthy flush to their visages and restored vigor in their steps.  A buzz of gratitude echoed in small circles through the downtrodden littering the slums and districts of the Grey City -  a conglomerate of the cult of the Morninglord and outlander-laden Wayfarer Kinship being credited with the culling of the most recent outbreak. 

Chimneys belched streams of smoke into the air from a multitude of domiciles…cauldrons filled to the brim with water put to boil in many hearths]

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Re: Vallaki- Slums District
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2017, 08:15:03 AM »
Rumors of posters being put up in the most deprived and ruined parts of the Vallaki slums district, something about the grip of winter, and making offerings to Auril.