Author Topic: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip  (Read 13736 times)

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2009, 11:17:31 AM »
Rumors spread that laborers at the farm across the orphanage made a gruesome discovery... a whole family seemed to be slaughtered. Rumors spread that some bodies were torn apart with limbs separated from the rest of body... Some say that some victims were poisoned and that some that were found dead seemed to be intact.

There is also a rumor of some weird looking circle drawn on the floor with blood. It seemed like the circle was drawn clumsily.

Some could think that the family was consorting with devils and they were punished for their evil witchery...

But what is the truth of what happened, no one really knows...

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #26 on: August 30, 2009, 05:30:25 PM »
A dozen new children are brought to the Orphanage's doors, crying and looking terrified, by guards and servants of the von Zeklos Keep. Their parents fell to the assault on the Keep and they are left with little but their clothes and belongings. Mina looks after them as best as she can, hoping to find them a new home some day.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #27 on: September 06, 2009, 03:33:24 AM »
Three children where reported to have run away in the night, over the last few nights since the Keeps destruction cause an influx, some report that witchcraft was involved, others say that the children just wanted to go home. Two children where said to have been returned and a third child once of the Keep is lost never to return.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #28 on: September 08, 2009, 06:02:00 AM »
A new child is said to be struggling with her first days at the orphange, is seems she even tried to run away in the morning to find her 'Mummy', it is said that Mina is looking after her personally, and word is they are trying to teach her to talk.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #29 on: September 08, 2009, 09:02:13 PM »
A woman, clad in the black dress of a widow, and hooded, is seen entering the orphanage.  Inside, she speaks briefly with Monycia, handing her a pouch before quietly leaving again.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #30 on: September 09, 2009, 03:30:11 PM »
[ A new child woke up the orphange screaming in the night, having bad dreams, she kept most up all night, the next day a child recently brought in from the Zeklos Keep was found to have gone missing, he had shouted names at a group of outlanders earlier in the day, it is rumoured he possibly ran back home, however all doors where locked so he must have got out through a window]

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #31 on: September 09, 2009, 06:05:13 PM »
[A child was found hurt and weak as white as a ghost in the morning by the fire in the Orphanage, it appeared she had been attacked that night, the orphanage is said to be looking to hire a guard]
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #32 on: September 09, 2009, 07:04:05 PM »
Dragos hears the rumor and decides to dust off his best clothes and go in to inquire about the job.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #33 on: September 14, 2009, 08:56:30 AM »
[During the night two children once of the keep and recent newcomers have gone missing, Hector was heard to curse that all the doors had been locked this time due to the previous problems encountered, nothing else is missing and no doors or windows where found to be open in the morning after everyone woke up]

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #34 on: September 17, 2009, 07:04:22 AM »
[There is a hired guard now seen patrolling the grounds of the Orphange at nights, occasional strange flashes of light are seen near the area]

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #35 on: September 19, 2009, 03:42:39 AM »
[The number of animals and people that like them have increased in the area about the orphange during the night times, they seem to the guarding the orphanage]

[during last night one of the little children passed away in her sleep her pale little body was found resting in her bed with a look of ectasy on her face, only a small bite mark was found on her, to small to have caused her death, the staff where saddened and depressed as the Morninglordians took the body away for burial]

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #36 on: September 25, 2009, 11:38:26 PM »
 Much to the horror of many in the Outskirts explosions rocked the area near the Morninglord temple. A short while later smoke was seen to rise from the orphanage and many rushed to help fearing the worst. Upon arrival the children and workers were found to have exited the building due to all of the smoke. The ladies of the house meet all questions with explanations of a fire that almost got out of hand. All were assured that they and the children were fine and the orphanage's doors and windows were opened to allow the smoke to escape. 

A few children spoke of a dark cloaked woman dragging a twisted metal object from the house before leaving down the road.

The natives next door make wards against evil,shake their heads and go back to their buisness with a simple "Damn Outlanders."

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #37 on: October 08, 2009, 05:22:38 PM »
"Protect the weak, unpopular, young and injured", a piece of oath, binding promise and duty every Watchknight is to follow. And as the word of ever vigilant Helm is, his faithful are expected to never sacrifice the life of a child for their own or anyone else's.

As so, a man wearing the gauntlet symbol of Helm - introducing himself as Delarion de'Ardo - has been standing on guard inside the Orphanage, hired by Madam Mina, seeming determined to protect the orphanage from any further harm. He'd smile faintly at the children, little minding their tricks and kicks, only wearing the heavy armor by night, which is when the calm and friendly expression makes way for one of determination and hardness.
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #38 on: October 28, 2009, 07:15:50 PM »
*a young red headed woman in Vardo garb is seen hand delivering a letter to the doorman of the orphanage*

// PMing the letter to DW

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #39 on: November 03, 2009, 10:38:15 AM »
A Ranger is seen hanging out near the orphanage, a little Barovian Ginger haired girl often seen is his company, their features seem to be so very much alike you would think him her father.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #40 on: November 13, 2009, 11:53:46 AM »
The Vardo known as Anya has spent the past week visiting the children of the orphanage, seemingly just to spend time with them. Talk is spreading of the Vardo gathering toys and gifts to present to the children.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #41 on: November 14, 2009, 10:14:19 AM »
The same Vardo woman was seen early this morning delivering warm clothing and tons of dried deer meat to the orphanage, on behalf of the Morninglord church and the Vardo.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #42 on: January 10, 2010, 10:03:20 PM »
The morning had begun as any other, yet ended much differently.  Two children are said to have gone missing, though some speak of a fate much, much worse.  Blood is seen splattered over the grass of the front lawn.  The trail of blood leads up the dirt sidewalk yet once it reaches the road it seems to have disappeared other than a few splotches here and there leading towards the west. 

Some speak of a bad omen; a stalker lurking about at night, trying to lure innocent children away from the building.  A strange man was seen just the night before.  His stature was short but his build appeared stocky.  He claimed to be dropping off a donation from Kathryn but quickly disappeared once another individual happened upon the scene. 

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #43 on: April 25, 2010, 06:59:36 PM »
A woman in a black gown, her cloak and hood covering her facial details seems to have dropped of a child not saying much other than the child's name is Nicoletta and she is to be taken care of.


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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #44 on: June 21, 2010, 01:55:17 PM »
Locals mutter as the white robed individuals hurry back & forth 'tween the old Hospice on Starda Sobolan & the orphenage beyond the western outskirts, ferrying food & drink, along with a little wine.  Preperations for a feast seem to be gathering momentum for those who were constantly on the front line during the recent plague.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #45 on: June 29, 2010, 12:23:59 AM »
Last night the outlander Knight, Threnn Mythwill stood vigil outside the orphanage after hearing rumors that the children may become targets of evil cultists. As the witching hour approached the villains arrived. The valiant Knight was able to repeal an attack by a pack of ghouls single handed. Unfortunately an orphan boy named Prior died during the siege.
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #46 on: July 02, 2010, 02:39:25 PM »
A two pronged attacked occurred last night on the orphanage. Luckily the encamped hero's repelled the horde. It was remarked afterwards on the curious tactics employed by the flesh hungry brutes. There movements seemed almost orchestrated and planned. It was also mentioned that a black stone tablet was found in the possession of one of the dead carrion eaters.
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #47 on: July 06, 2010, 01:27:22 AM »
The winds carry news of a new addition to the orphanage, a small shrine to Ezra, a light mist is seen around the place as well. More attacks are said to have occurred but like the others they too were repealed.  Some speak of a yellow robed man who seems to lead the attacks.


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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #48 on: June 14, 2011, 01:05:56 PM »
Gossip spreads that a Caliban was seen alongside a dark figure of  a woman, entering the Orphanage and murdering innocent children.

It was not until the Head of the Orphanage put a stop to this massacre, that they left.

The bloodstains can still be seen.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #49 on: September 03, 2011, 09:26:38 PM »
A horrible deed has been done in recent nights at the Orphanage - murder of two caregivers, a young boy and a young woman missing, all happening in the middle of the night.

Children are left traumatized as they awake in the morning to see bodies rendered, left on the floor in pools of their own blood. A source mentions the wounds of the bodies were the work of a war scythe. Further investigation follows.

It is advertised that any accurate information that leads to resolving this crime would be rewarded and to contact the innkeeper at the Blue Water Inn.