About the TwistedBlade Inn

    The TwistedBlade Inn is within short walking distance of the Tantallon Harbor and is several blocks south of the Bazaar District and the very heart of the city the Town Square. Having a very unusual and large construction as compared to most Inns this is because back in 678 AD when Zarak Scythe bought the property it was an old storage warehouse. After buying it he had the Inn renovated to include rooms for rent as well as a spacious common room capable of seating well over seventy people. Recent expansions to the Inn have added two new floors (the 6th and 7th) as well as a side storage building containing several large crates and barrels of Inn supplies. The Inn has rooms for rent with the Deluxe Rooms having a bathtub/shower featuring hot and cold running water thanks to the latest in Damocles magical technology, a toilet, a private chest for your belongings and a large bed able to accommodate two human-sized travelers. Single rooms are located on the 2nd story and the larger bed rooms located on the 3rd and 4th story.

    The first floor features a common room, bar, several couches around a brick fireplace, windows peering out towards the southern ocean, a fully stocked and supplied kitchen, cold storage room, bathrooms and the office of the TwistedBlade Inn owner Core Fyce. The second, third and forth floor contain rooms for rent with several of the staff having claim to the rooms on the forth floor and the fifth and sixth floors are being renovated. The seventh floor is a small roof where sometimes people go to peer out towards the large city of Tantallon or to watch ships come and go from the Tantallon Harbor or to watch the sunset and glitter out across the Eradina Sea to the south. There is a basement however only staff have been observed heading down there and many comment on just supplies being down there yet a lot of the locals of the city will comment that the very first owner, Zarak Scythe, kept several illegal and stolen goods down there. Some say his belongings as well as the wealth he acquired while cruising the seas as a pirate are still down there to this very day.

    A front porch sits out from the main doors of the Inn where one can sit out and watch as people come and go along Cutpurse Lane which runs along the entire northern length of the Inn and besides the main doors there are emergency exits from the Inn located in the kitchen and the large metallic double doors of the storage building.

TwistedBlade Inn Floor Plans

Staff

    Listed below are several of the main faces seen among the Inn staff. Besides those listed here is a workforce of around 14 room cleaners, two cooks, 6 cooking assistants, a bouncer and 15 waitstaff/barhands. If a staff character is not around then feel free to RP out one of the background staff who will be a male or female human. The Inn is very well staffed and there is always, at any given time, at least 5 people on the common room floor, 2 moving along the upstairs rooms, 1 behind the bar and 3 in the kitchen. Listed below however are some of the more prominent faces and names among the staff.

Core Drakian Fyce - Proprietor

Menu of Services

Drinks

Prices for certain drinks are different than that of ArennonMist Inn cause TwistedBlade Inn is much closer to the marketplace. Also due to having a bigger kitchen, and storage space, the TBI can offer a wider variety of goods. Also, lethality varies from person to person to gender to race, but it's based off a normal human male. Females are more susceptible to alcohol, while orcs and dwarves can drink humans under the table any day of the week due to their size. Finally, water is always available - and it's FREE!

Ales

Axius Ale
Served in a Mug: 3 copper
Popularity: High
Lethality: Low. About seven mugs will get a person drunk.
Description: This local brew is best appreciated by the locals and the common man with not much money to waste and is the normal ale ordered when a customer just wants "Ale" in all taverns and Inns in the Tantallon area. This frothy ale has a pale yellow foam atop a cloudy brown bubbly liquid with a light bitter taste. It is shipped to ales in casks and barrels and never sold by the bottle. Most Inns and Taverns can purchase it in 12 gallon casks at 18 silver each or in a 30 gallon barrel at 45 silver each.
Mennald's Stout
Served in a Mug: 7 copper
Popularity: High
Lethality: Low. About five mugs will get a person drunk.
Description: This drink, a heavy, pitch-black stout with a low, rich malt flavor and a rich smooth head, is made in Mennald City and shipped into Port Arennon and also onto other areas for buying customers. The drink is for those with better tastes than the average swill. It is shipped to ales in casks and barrels and never sold by the bottle. Most Inns and Taverns can purchase it in 12 gallon casks at 3 electrum each.
Kraeth's Nectar
Served in a Mug: 6 copper
Popularity: Medium-high
Lethality: Medium-high. Three mugs will get a person drunk.
Description: This drink, boasting a very rich and thick head and a strong dark red liquid that just seems to really pound into your head, is brewed at a dwarf-run brewery in Norcon, Damocles and shipped to several areas of the known land. The drink is mostly favored by those wanting something far stronger than regular Ale and many dwarves pride this as their own drink as they claim the recipe was handed down by Kraeth himself. It is shipped to ales in casks and barrels and never sold by the bottle. Most Inns and Taverns can purchase it in 12 gallon casks at four electrum and eight silver.
Old Red Eye
Served in a Mug: 7 copper
Popularity: Medium
Lethality: Medium-high. Three mugs will get a person drunk, the fourth would put them out cold.
Description: This Ale, claimed to of been made by the Ogres and the Orcs, (However the Dwarves claim those creatures stole the recipe from them) is named so cause of the bleary, red-eyed hangovers that come with the drink. While this drink is lighter and less opaque than most stouts, it has a higher alcohol content and a fiery red color from a brewing process rumored to involve pepper and other minute spices in the grain mix. It has a mildly hot aftertaste like a watered down Firebrandy, and is the favored drink of various feasts among the dwarf as this drink goes great with freshly cooked meat right off the bone. The drink is brewed in the dwarven communities to the west of Waypoint and shipped in 30 gallon barrels at 105 silver.
Gensania Gold
Served in a Mug: 5 copper
Popularity: Medium-High
Lethality: Low. About seven mugs will get a person drunk.
Description: This Ale sports a golden yellow color, a white foam and light bubbles with a very smooth and well-refined taste. Shipped in from the nearby town of Gensania, this Ale is a popular drink among people in the Axius region with a recipe dating back centuries. Most Inns and Taverns can purchase it in 12 gallon casks at three electrum and in 30 gallon barrels at 75 silver.
Tantallon Mead
Served in a Mug: 3 copper
Popularity: Medium
Lethality: Very low. A dozen or so mugs will get a person drunk, more if it's watered down.
Description: This light, relaxing honey mead made in the Tahntallon area is a gentle drink and popular among the poor who don't want to get overly drunk. Mostly used at celebrations or parties, the drink is a highly profitable one and some Inns water down their stock to extend it and rake in more money. It is shipped to ales in casks and barrels and never sold by the bottle. Most Inns and Taverns can purchase it in 12 gallon casks at 18 silver each or in 30 gallon barrels at 45 silver each.
Cylion's Cascade Mead
Served in a Mug: 5 copper
Popularity: Medium-Low
Lethality: Very low. Ten mugs will get a person drunk.
Description: This Dark Mead, tasting of a secret blend of fruit, is shipped into Port Arennon from the neighboring town of Cylion just to the west of Mennald Island. It is enjoyed more by the drinker of a more refined taste, and preferred in feasts and celebrations of the medium class. It is shipped to ales in casks and barrels and never sold by the bottle. Most Inns and Taverns can purchase it in 12 gallon casks at 27 silver each.
Skullsplitter Ale
Served in a mug: 8 copper
Bottle: 22 copper
Popularity: Medium-low
Lethality: Medium-high. Three mugs will get a person drunk.
Description: This rather strong and heavy Ale comes out from the seedy nation of Terangoth and does exactly what the name implies. Shipped in across Terangoth in mostly casks, barrels and tuns a few Inns keep at least half a dozen bottles in stock in case a customer ever wants some of it but mostly they buy it in casks. One 12 gallon cask of the drink can be purchased for around 48 silver and in a barrel at 120 silver.
Dantanian Ale
Served in a mug: 1 silver
Bottle: 11 silver
Popularity: Medium-high.
Lethality: Medium-low. Four mugs will get a person drunk.
Description: The lighter and softer version of Ale this drink is shipped in from Dantania and is the preferred drink in most medium class establishments. Due to the elegant nature of Dantania, this drink is sold mostly in bottles and never common casks and tuns. However it makes getting new shipments in rather lengthy and delayed.

Wines

White Wine
Served in a wine glass: 13 silver
Bottle: 9 electrum
Popularity: High
Lethality: Low. About six glasses will get a person drunk.
Description: While not as robust as Red Wine it is also a popular drink and also from the vineyards of Dantania. Preferred by many along with a great meal such as freshly cooked fish from the Eradina Sea.
Red Wine
Served in a wine glass: 14 silver
Bottle: 11 electrum
Popularity: Medium-high
Lethality: Low. About six glasses will get a person drunk.
Description: This popular red wine is shipped in from the vineyards of Dantania and is a popular drink among the more wilder elements of high society in Tantallon and a favorite among women. 
Elven Wine (Red & White Varieties)
Served in a wine glass: 20 silver for White / 31 for Red
Bottle: 14 electrum for White / 22 for Red
Popularity: Very Low, due the severely limited availability of this drink. Only those of the upper-middle class are able to afford the drink, and the Arennon Mist Inn only has approximately ten bottles a month of white and two bottles of red a month.
Lethality: Low. About six glasses will get a person drunk.
Description: This wine, which comes in many different colors and flavors, was long made from the rich forests of the Elven nation of Dewwillow and then from Ven'Tul, which is now Nore Quenderin. Although Nore Quenderin promises to start shipping Elven Wine soon, the drink is still very rare.

Exotic Drinks

Damocles Firebrandy
Served in a shot glass: 2 silver
Served in a glass (usually used for brandy): 14 silver
Bottle: 9 electrum
Popularity: Medium-High due to the presence of Damocles soldiers in the area. Only heavy drinkers and enthusiastic, overly ambitious warriors are stupid enough to try it. The latter of the two usually never do it again.
Lethality: Very High. Only veterans of the First Damocles-Shadow Knight war seem immune to its effects which cause a coughing fit, watery eyes, a burning throat and sometimes unconsciousness in the drinker. A few shots, or one or two glasses, will cause a person to become seriously drunk as well as cause damage to the esaphogus and stomach lining.
Description: This is a fire-colored alcoholic drink which was rumored to have been invented as a prank by the Primal Argus when he masqueraded as a Damocles soldier back during the First Damocles-Shadow Knight War.
Roshack Hard Cider
Served in a mug: 11 silver
Bottle: 9 electrum
Popularity: Medium-high.
Lethality: Medium-high. About three tall mugs will get a person drunk.
Description: The Roshack Hard Cider is a blend of fruity apple cider and hard liquor akin to a Dark Ale. The supplies of this alcoholic fruit drink are dwindling, as Roshack is still under the occupation of the Shadow Knight Empire. However, a few people are producing the drink and selling them from Vernalla and Terangoth. 
Everclear
Served in a shot glass: 2 silver
Served in a glass: 7 silver
Bottle: 20 silver
Popularity: Medium
Lethality: High. A few shots or 2 glasses will get a person drunk.
Description: Kind of like vodka, just like Mama used to make.
Seavale
Served in a glass: 7 silver 
Bottle: 5 electrum
Popularity: Medium-high
Lethality: None. Non-alcoholic drink. 
Description: Seavale is a blending of several flavors into a form of fruit punch and is preferred by the more wealthy traveler who wants to keep their wits about them while within a crowded tavern.
The Abyss
Served in a small glass: 6 silver
Popularity: Low
Lethality: Extremely High. It's been known to render even the hardiest of drinkers unconscious within one glass.
Description: The drink is a gray color, matching the mood of the name. It's rumored to be a mix of several of the more potent drinks on the menu, including Xixecal Blue and Firebrandy. Whenever this drink is ordered and served, the bartender is required, by law, to state the dangers of this drink to the person consuming it.
Xixecal Blue
Served in a shot glass: 6 silver
Served in a mug: 10
Bottle: 10 electrum
Popularity: low
Lethality: Low - 4 mugs and you're drunk.
Description: This drink is an icey light blue color. IT is odorless... it's ingrediants are alchemic in a way. Magically, the ingredients of this drink make it forever incredibly cold, without freezing. Headaches may occur if the consumer takes more than a sip at a time. The drink was made by Gnome Alchemists.
Tea
Served in a tea cup: 9-15 silver
Popularity: Medium-Low
Lethality: None, but it can burn the tongue.
Description: Hot water with tea leaves mixed in. Extra for cream and sugar. Various kinds.
Screaming Troll
Served in a mug: 12 silver
Bottle: 11 electrum
Popularity: Medium-Low.
Lethality: High. This drink has a one-two punch to it and causes wickedly vicious hangovers.
Description: This hard liquor is a favorite among orcs, trolls, minotaurs and goblins as it has been said to have the same effects of suffering a strong punch to the face from a very fast brick wall. The drink is found very plentiful and shipped in from Terangoth.
Bloodwyne
Served in a wine glass: 27 silver
Bottle: 21 electrum
Popularity: Medium-Low.
Lethality: Low. About six glasses will get a person drunk.
Description: This rather expensive and hard to find wine is mainly due to the questioned legality of an ingredient within the drink which, without needing to say the actual word for this element, is a vitally important drink among vampires. Usually the very ordering of this drink invokes suspicion about the true nature of the customer. Like the ingredient it is named after the drink is a dark red color however if any blood is within the drink it is either undetectable or only in trace amounts.
Windfire's Blend Coffee
Served in a mug: 6 silver
Popularity: Medium.
Lethality: None, but it can burn the tongue.
Description: This drink is starting to become very popular in the Damocles region and that popularity is spreading. This dark roasted coffee, sometimes mixed in with milk or cream or sugar, is a good drink on a cold day or to help get someone up in the morning. All Coffee is sold in small sacks, already ground and ready for serving (After adding hot water) and is sold in one pound bags at one gold coin each and can only be purchased through the corporation "Windfire Estates" located in Basillicus, Damocles.
Windfire's Hot Cocoa
Served in a tea cup: 18 silver
Popularity: Medium-High
Lethality: None, but it can burn the tongue.
Description: This gourmet blend of hot chocolate is sold by the corporation "Windfire Estates" and is popular among the people of the Damocles Empire. The powder for it is rather expensive, but the chocolate has a more milky taste to it and a richer flavor whereas most attempts at it come across tasting more of water than chocolate.
Sake
Served in a small cup, heated: 10 electrum
Popularity: Medium-Low
Lethality: None, but it can burn the tongue.
Description: This drink, hailing from Kyuichi Saekan, is shipped in over the long sea routes to Verdania. The drink is strongest when served warm and from what is known about it, it is a type of rice wine.
Milk
Served in a mug: 2 copper
Popularity: Medium
Lethality: None.
Description: This local milk is milked from cows and sold to Inn's and Taverns all over. While not a very highly demanded drink, it is very cheap and in plentiful supply.
Ice
To have ice shards and cubes added to your drink, even if the drink is free water, shall cost one bronze coin.

Meals

The Kender Plate 7 silver
A small quarter pound slab of steak with a side of vegetables and a single slice of bread served with a small half-bowl of Crata Stew. Good for the person with hardly any money to spare and looking to keep a slim figure.
 
The Knight's Plate 9 silver
A pound of steak cooked with a large side of fried/steamed vegetables, a half loaf of bread and a large tankard of local Ale. Excellent for the person who wants to relax from a hard days work or adventure.
 
Sahuagin Nightmare 15 silver
A plate of cooked or fried fish with a side of steamed lobster legs, a seafood salad and a half loaf of bread along with a large tankard of ale or a glass of wine. A good choice for a taste of the sea.
 
The Derek Gideon Special 150 silver
Five plates each with a well done two pound steak along with a bowl of fried/steamed vegetables, three loafs of bread and ten tankards of Dwarven Spirits. For those who want their figure to be mistaken for an airship by the Damocles Imperial Fleet.
 
Cheese 1 silver
A half pound of local cheese, a very good meal to snack on.
Bread 2 copper
One loaf of bread made right in the TBI's ovens. A nice white bread.

Lodging

Traveler's Room 5 silver a night/35 silver a week
A room with a bed large enough for one human-sized occupant along with a table for your belongings, a chair to lounge in and small table alongside the chair. Bathrooms are shared in the 2nd Floor. A good choice for the poor traveler or someone who wants to save money on sleeping accommodations.
 
Deluxe Room 12 silver a night/84 silver a week
A room with a double-sized bed, a lockable chest to secure your belongings, a table and a private bathroom with a magical technology enhanced bath/shower with hot and cold running water and a toilet. A good choice for couples or those wanting a step up in luxury from the Traveler's Room.

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