Author Topic: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip  (Read 12164 times)

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #50 on: October 12, 2011, 08:04:23 PM »
Four young children were brought to the orphanage last night by the Ezrites Marcus Hulford and Caterina di Morello, a lady named Iara and a dwarf known only as "Uncle". The do-gooders brought in their charges safely, who are now being looked after by the orphanage's caretakers; the orphanage was also able to afford larger than usual orders of food that same week, suggesting some substantial donations as well..
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #51 on: October 13, 2011, 09:16:07 PM »
[Each night, just before bedtime, soft whimsical music is heard from upstairs adjoined with the light voice of a woman singing lullabies to the children within the orphanage. Come morning, cookies are left out for the children to enjoy before being let out to play]

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #52 on: October 15, 2011, 05:56:08 PM »
Young children were found wandering away from the orphanage and playing at dusk. They were safely brought back by a dwarf and two women who then proceeded to take advantage of the matron's generous hospitality. Since then one of the foreign interlopers has been annoying people in the outskirts asking for donations to help support the orphanage.
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #53 on: October 23, 2011, 02:49:36 AM »
The orphanage grounds are decorated with new flowers, despite it being late in the season for planting. The building itself seems to have gotten some repairs and cleaning, and the children can be seen happily playing with new toys and showing off new clothing.

Rumors spread of a few outlander benefactors donating to support the place, though most locals follow the rumor with suspicion over what kinds of questionable actions got them the money to donate and whether their outlander influences will corrupt these impressionable children.
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #54 on: October 23, 2011, 03:23:04 AM »
A foreigner recently met with the Baroness of the orphanage and a large donation was made. The stranger took no credit, stating that it was all thanks to the community. Much-needed upkeep has been made to the property both within and to the grounds. The children also have new toys to play with and plenty to eat.


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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #55 on: October 23, 2011, 08:28:33 AM »
When she can hunt her down, there's a large Waterdhavian woman that wanders with Anne, acting as a guard when possible. She introduces herself with a grin as "Daci", and tends to be clad in steel full plate.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #56 on: October 31, 2011, 02:07:11 PM »
Newly born rumors spread that two Ezrites, a horned helmed and a blond one, walked into the orphanage and introduced themselves as "Warden Edward Hyde" and "Templar Initiate Heris". The Ezrites in question donated a huge sum of 14,000 wolf-fangs to the orphanage!

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #57 on: December 03, 2012, 03:23:06 AM »
Anxious words at the orphanage speak about witches kidnapping a orphan during the night and turning one of the cooks to stone.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #58 on: December 05, 2017, 10:59:28 PM »
A peg-legged Vos man has been visiting upon the establishment every other day during the last month, always bringing a swaddled infant with him. He seems to be quite shy about interacting with the children, though after he leaves, a new wooden figurine or a nice pair of caulk boots, perfect for climbing trees with, mysteriously appears among the possessions of the orphans.
He spends a great deal of time upstairs in the nursery, talking to the babes in their painted cradles.
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #59 on: December 06, 2017, 04:39:31 AM »
Also visiting the Orphanage every weekend, Mother Kaliara of the Morninglord Church can be seen willfully playing with the children, often dirtying her simple smock and robes to sit in the dirt with the kids, or speaking affectionately with the caretakers as she offers assurances of support and messages of goodwill.
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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #60 on: April 25, 2019, 11:26:14 AM »
A member of the Crows -or once-member- is seen making a visit to the orphanage; she spends some time playing with the children and their dolls, and laughter rings out for at least one afternoon around the building which has seen so many ordeals. A little brightness is brought to a group of children who would otherwise, no doubt, be destined for misery.

Rani, one of the girls, is filled with fright the coming day, however, and loudly proclaims to all her friends, as if by rote: "we shouldn't sneak out at night, even if we really want to, and we see stuff we like and meet nice people."

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #61 on: April 25, 2019, 01:02:38 PM »
As of late there have been more visitors to the Orphanage, people taking turn with helping out around the grounds and watching over the children. If one were to search, there would be a single cot set up in the kitchen that looks recently slept in and more people in nondescript clothing wandering the roads.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #62 on: April 28, 2019, 12:58:49 AM »
During the week, a man clad in black robes with a Morninglord symbol is seen at the Orphanage. Often running with the children and playing the various games they ask him to. He has been seen dropping off various things. Large bundles of winter cloaks, toys, and medical supplies for the harsh Barovian Winter.

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Re: Orphanage - Western Outskirts - Gossip
« Reply #63 on: August 01, 2020, 12:31:23 PM »
The children of the orphanage receive a surprise at their doorstep: a mixed assortment of Tremblay Family candy, donated by a quiet, portly woman in a blue commoner's dress.
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