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    Free Roam - Frost Fire Canyon

    Frost Fire Canyon (FFC)

    The island of Frost Fire Canyon is one of duality. As the name implies, Frost Fire Canyon in an island of opposing forces. In the simplest terms this island could be split into three distinct parts. The western half of the island is covered in a scorching desert. The eastern front is blanketed by a frozen tundra. The separating line between the two is a massive canyon that cuts a snaking path through the center of the island. This canyon is the dividing line between the blazing west and the frozen east. The geography of the island itself is also unique. Frost Fire Canyon's coast is completely covered in cliffs, placing the island proper on the plateau summit of this drum shaped cliff. To overcome this, port towns were built into the cliffs. These port towns are known for their gondolas that ferry passengers up to the island proper.

    The Blazing West of Frost Fire Canyon is an inhospitable place. The dry desert landscape is harsh, and the people who live here are just as harsh. Small mining towns and various cattle farms dot the landscape. The Blazing west is known for three things. The precious metals and gemstones found in the mines, the beef and leather goods from the cattle, and lastly the prized cactus juice. The purified stuff makes the drinker feel happy, but the raw stuff found in the wild is said to cause hallucinations.

    The Frozen East of Frost Fire Canyon is just as unforgiving as the west. The cold landscape makes it difficult to survive. To combat the dire cold, the locals of the east build settlements around large generators. These generators are the heart of the east. The frozen east is known for a few things. First of all is their abundance of coal and steel, secondly is their factories where they build automatons, large mechanical entities capable of doing an entire crew's worth of work by itself, and finally fish from the various ice fishing holes dotted around.

    Finally there is the canyon itself in the center of the island. This canyon is the life blood of the island and a major point of contention for both sides. Both the east and the west seek to control the canyon, but it is guarded by a powerful militia. The canyon is home to a sprawling jungle in its depths. A large rive cuts through the very center of the canyon. The walls of the canyon are covered in various holes that extend into mining tunnels, many of which are considered dead. The canyon supplies the rest of the island with rations of food and lumber from the jungle. The militia controls the distribution of these rations.


    Gondola Town Igneous (East)
    - The Eastern Port Town. Serves as the entrance to the Frozen East.
    - Igneous is known as a fishing town.
    - Town built into the cliff side wall.
    - Gondolas transport citizens up and down to the various levels.
    - Top level on the island plateau hosts the town square, fishing guild, and stables to rent and buy Hawk Striders.
    - Hawk Striders are large ostrich-like birds that are skilled in traversing the frozen landscape.


    Gondola Town Basalt (West)
    - The Western Port Town. Serves as the entrance to the Blazing West
    - Basalt is known as a town of merchants.
    - Town built into the cliff side wall.
    - Gondolas transport citizens up and down to the various levels.
    - Top Level is host to the wealthy, red light district, casinos, and the train station.
    - Train runs to various places across the Blazing West.


    Winterhome (East)
    - The largest settlement in the east.
    - Entire city built in rings around the massive generator at the center.
    - Important infrastructure and the wealthy live toward the center.
    - Poor live on the cold outer rings.
    - Everyone works for the good of Winterhome, even the children.
    - Factories dot the outer rings.
    - Expedition Parties sent out to explore the tundra.


    Santa Destroy (West)
    - The largest settlement in the west.
    - Old Wild West Town.
    - Built around a large fresh water spring.
    - An Oasis in the desert.
    - Black Market of outlaws operate here.
    - Mayor believed to be a figure head, outlaws run the show through bribes.


    Haven (Center)
    - The home base of the Canyon Militia
    - Large settlement sprawling the jungle floor.
    - Large trees act as natural barriers.
    - Farms and orchards spread around the area.
    - Captain of the Militia acts as the authority of the settlement.

    Places Of Interest
    These are places outside of the main settlement hubs that can be used for various adventures. They are open to interpretation and intended as a template for ideas to be built upon.

    - Abandon Laboratory (East): In the Frozen East is a large laboratory that has long since been abandoned. Despite this, signs show that someone might still be using this lab.

    - Jungle Temple (Center): A sprawling temple tucked away deep in the jungle of the canyon. Strange deities were worshiped here.

    - The Deadmine (West): A long neglected mine. Was sealed up years ago. Officially it was abandoned because the mine was stripped clean, but rumor has it something is living down there and it chased away the miners.


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    - Characters can only be in one free roam at a time.
    - No quest limit. Not enough GMs, to be honest.
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    Odd Times in Frost Fire Canyon

    As if the landscape of Frost Fire Canyon wasn't odd enough, the rumors flooding both of the Gondola Towns were quite odd in their own right. Whether one boarded the port town of the Blazing West or the port town of the Frozen East the taverns, pubs, and bars all spoke of a pair of cultists. The rumors spoke of one cultist who worshipped strange deities, and the other cultist who took abuse of people's worshipping for his own personal gain. As to which cultist was which, both towns had their suspicions.

    In the Gondola Town Igneous, there is a pub-like hut called Trouts and Stouts. Like the name suggests, the place is known for selling Seafood meals accompanied by Oyster Stout. Fisherman often spend time in the hut, and the ones with the best catches are normally paid well for selling to the chefs. The pub gets a lot of foot traffic, and with traffic comes rumor. Rumor has it that there is a cultist who frequents the pubs at night, looking for those who have seen or experienced odd behavior. The only rumors that spread more than cultist rumors are the ones pertaining to oddities and strange occurences all across Frost Fire Canyon. There are tales of people being pulled into the icy waters of the Frozen East. Even in spaces where the ice is thickest, fisherman have been seen falling through the ice, as though an immense weight had overcome them. It is said that the cultist frequents bars, collecting information on these oddities, and hire some to investigate further oddities.

    Meanwhile, in the Gondola Town Basalt, there is a tavern that merchants and other strange types frequent in the Red Light District. The tavern, known as Basalt and Vinegar, is a gathering place for trade. Whether it be food, mining equipment, mercenary work, or information; anything one is looking for, they can find it in Basalt and Vinegar. Like in the East, there is a Cultist who frequents the bars, only this one sells information about the oddities around Frost Fire Canyon. He tells of a snake deity that squeezes the life out of those who curse others. He tells of an ape who aids people in doing harm to those they wish the overcome. He tells of a snail, whose trails can lead others astray. He tells of a lot.

    Both sets of rumors have spread from the outermost parts of Frost Fire Canyon into its center. There, the militia has been forced to step up security. Strange people, followers of cultists, treasure hunters, and other eccentric types. have all made their way into the Canyon, and with them comes a series of strange events not unlike what's happening in the East and West. The militia has opted to seek help from the World Government, hoping that the influx of travelers to the Canyon doesn't spark a war between the two sides. They also intend to investigate the cause of these inconvenient occurences within the jungles.

    Spoiler: OOC
    This is a story all about how...
    But seriously, feel free to join.
    I'll be taking at most 4 people on this journey.
    Note that even though I specified the WG are helping the militia, don't feel like that is the only reason for WG presence. If you can find a reason for your character to join, feel free to.

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    Blazing West - Gondola Town Basalt
    The Tavern


    [Beowulf (Odin)]

    Western Port Town. Entrance to the Blazing West. A gondola traveled along the many, from the entrance of the town to higher levels. The fornt piloted by a worker. At the back of the gondola, a woman in plainclothes sat - fodder. On her shoulders, a stark contrast to the woman, was a dwarf. The dwarf was a mere 20cm tall. The dwarves left leg was gone; replaced by a golden peg leg. He wore Viking attire, down to the mask atop his head. The mask was golden, with horns out of his head, covering the dwarves face; his real identity would be shrouded in mystery. The talk of the WG involvement forced the RA Commander to hide in plain sight. The mysterious dwarf had his hands crossed affront him, eyes closed. Purposely, the dwarves aura was hidden as much as possible.

    It wasn't long before the Gondola worker turned to the woman and asked - 'where to?'.

    "To Basalt and Vinegar bar."- the woman said
    "Ya' sure? Many' a dangerous bunch, looking to' that cultist'. Okkkay..."- the Gondola worker said

    The Gondola changed direction. An hour later, the Gondola stopped. Flipping a coin to the worker, the two stepped off. Shortly after, they were in front of the Basalt and Vinegar bar. The woman entered, with the dwarf on her shoulder. They went straight to the bar, casually ordering two Old Fashions. The woman was not subtle - she looked around and tried to listen. The dwarf was different, he jumped into the drink and swam in it. Floating inside the cup, he began to drink.

    "Stay at attention, sir. We looking for information on the slave trade and the monkey."- said the woman

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    Blazing West - Gondola Town Basalt
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    [Beowulf (Odin)]

    The burly mustached bartender promptly served the drinks. The King paid not too much attention, but the woman with him lent the bartender her ear eagerly. She nodded to the bartender as he told her of the bulletin board. The woman looked into the distance and noticed it. Suddenly, the large body of a shark crossed her eyeline. A Fishman, carrying a stack of papers, spoke to the bartender. At this moment the King would be floating upside-down in the glass, one-eye-open. Beer flew up and down his mouth like a fountain. The shark spoke of a mission and requested the bartender to put up fliers.

    Two of his words immediately rang a bell for the King and the woman: slave trade. The dwarf swallowed the beer that was flowing up and down, but he didn't move. The woman was not so subtle. Her eyes followed the man to the door. She was clearly a rookie. It wasn't long before the woman picked up a poster and placed it across the bar so Odin could see.

    "WANTED: Cultist! Seems this could lead to something, eh, boss? B-b-boss? H-h-hey! Where are you going?! Crap!"- the woman said

    The woman ran out the door, leaving Remy an extra tip. Odin had already left. She came upon the street but found him gone. The woman would have to go back to the ship. The camera blinked, showing the small dwarf floating in mid-air at human eye-level - his small cloak shielded the sand carrying him. Odin was still in his armor (merely aesthetic purposes) covering his face and identity. The red light came upon the dwarf, who now looked up calmly at the Fishman. The floating dwarf approached, stopping three feet from the shark. One of the posters the Fishman posted at the tavern flew from the bend of the alleyway all the way past Odin to the shark's hand; it was carried by grains of sand, dispersing.

    A voice came next, squeaky and high - hilarious even - but with a commanding voice.

    "I seek the Cultist. I seek the slave trade.
    E'er do well in helping one of old, boyo."
    - the dwarf said

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    The two men who sat in deadlock, relaxing in each others character, kept warm as new souls had entered. Razzo made a note to look at the goddess who entered, chewing at his cheek in curiosity for a moment. The other would stay as he was, a black mask showing no signs other than a blip of text that said 'no data file.exe.' Enigmatic, but somewhat manageable. The tiefling would listen, intently.

    "You haven't placed the box yet. Seems simple. No Joy in it. What gives?"

    "Privacy." The feminine voice of the black faced man said.

    "No no, Puppy. Though... we always blame the dog and not the master."

    A comment that gave any form of emotion to the black faced man was unheard of, but Razzo found it. The screen went black, showing nothing, until it flashed red. In a blip, words came across that screen, in a foreign language. Enough to make Razzo chuckle, himself finding success in this battle of hard men.

    By now, a man with purple flesh of a corpse would enter. His body a strange thing, he was not indeed a corpse. Lucky him, as he'd make a bad one with his cheery demeanor. So full of life. So off, as he only had a towel as he entered the steam room. It was not a bath house by any means, as many inside still had clothes. One must not forget the only heat this cold hell had were these rooms, else one will get frost bite sooner than later, no matter their cheery demeanor.


    "Only because you a persuasive ass; a new tech guard and a warlock stand to counter me." The conversation continued, the aptly nicknamed Puppy going into detail.

    "New tech guard? Go on."

    "Black Case Dolls. Powerful new tech made from stolen tech that succeeds government levels. Guns that can pierce tanks. Systems that can track even an invisible man."

    "That's pretty bad. Bet they take the Joy out of things. Warlocks? Magic ain't a thing."

    Puppy would scoff at this last sentence, bringing Razzo forward with annoyed curiosity. Between the moon, Carcossa, and the happenings at Impel Down and Red Red Forest, magic was not a far off concept. Maybe it was all just super science, but what would be the difference?

    "Well ain't you stupid. This warlock ain't a magic man, but a hacker. Good against tech. He'll hack my black box, sucking the Joy out of this."

    "Usin' my word? Class act. Alright, Puppy. Or, is that your name? Puppy, a little dog in a world of wolves. Odnar ain't gotta worry 'bout ya here, so I might just take my leave. Stop by the wealthy district, sell some Joy and happiness. Get it on with Luci."

    Razzo made to rise and to leave. In his hand, a red pill he'd pop before bracing the outdoors. Those in the room would know he was going to the center of town, where the wealthy lived. Factory owners, overly loved foremen, the best of the brothel: those are who could live in that frosted center. Warm, out of the cold, in no need of a steam room like this to live between walking jobs.

    "Have fun."

    The black face would change to that of a puppy wagging its tail. Sincere, playful, but all sarcasm as Razzo dipped into the cold of the world. A clicked tongue and a name would come from Puppy, a poor man's victor.

    "Ass."

    The man would sit for a while longer, before turning. The girl from before, a mink, would be summoned by Puppy with a finger. Surprised, the girl would bring a hand to her mouth and soon a smile, caught in her peeping. Of the many in the room, those just relaxing out of the cold and those passing, she was one of two intent in that discussion.

    "Hacker number two. You got my message. We're heading to the center, placing a box at the top of the tower, and waiting."

    The girl nodded, keeping silent as her purple orbs for eyes glanced at Eris and at the Purple Man. The two could feign their interest as much as they had wanted, but their position in this steam house was easy to discern. Those two were the only who had no fear across their faces when seeing Razzo.

    The man, Puppy, would rise. Right arm of flesh and covered in a thick coat, a leather coat with fluff inside, and a cyborg left hand gave him quite the appearance. A pistol was sided on one side of his pants, though its make suggested anything but black powder. At his other side, a lead pipe, its curve red and dented. Built like a thug, he fit in to the slums well enough.


    "Eavesdroppers... if ya mercs, I ain't got a pocket book for ya, but the people I kill have wallets."

    Puppy knew he was not alone in his talk, as much as Ara Ni knew. Ara Ni, Ni for short, who was in that room as hacker number two. The other two, who were talking casually, at least one sided, were to be assumed a pair. Not that they were: Eris was not with the Purple Man and the Purple Man was an oddity unique to himself.

    "You... need more clothes than that, Number Two."

    A comment about the cold, Puppy would look up Ni, sizing her. Skin tight leggings and a small coat were bare, very bare.
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    Blazing West - Gondola Town Basalt
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    [Beowulf | Sai]

    In the back alley in Gondola Town, in the Red Light district, the shark greeted the group. Odin floated at the shark's eye level, and after asking, received an answer. Two other men came to the sharkman's call, and Odin's eyes gave them a once over. The shark let the group come in, taking them through the casino to a private room. Inside a red door, the group found themselves in the presence of three other. A mechanical being, the woman in latex and the man who seemed to be in charge, his face symboled. They spoke to each other. One named Watson and another Bria. The dwarf stood silently as Watson spoke of the mission before the duo broke.

    The dwarf slowly approached Watson, floating a few inches above him, looking down. The dwarves voice was squeaky, and by al intents and purposes hilarious. Yet, it had a tone of authority. There was no killing intent; it was hidden within.

    "Your line of business, must see much in underground.
    Pray answer one a question, er'e do well to answer verily.
    I seek the slaves. I seek the trade. I seek the source. The slave trade.
    - the dwarf said

    The masked Odin, or as he would introduce himself 'Beowful', would ask a question - one heavy. Bria was supposed to receive the questions, but she was likely busy with the other two. Still, Beowulf spoke loudly, and squeaky, enough for Bria and the others to hear. Yet, he asked Watson. Casino higher-ups, and owner if Watson was the owner, he can be reasonably expected to have ties to the underground. The Red Light District is not exactly a haven of ethics.

    The Allfather looked down on Watson, purposely. The dwarf's patience was running thin.
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    Blazing West - Gondola Town Basalt
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    [Sai | Beowulf]

    Sai's eyes opened slowly as he heard Jhin say something. Looking up, he saw a sharkman, who seemed to be leading the two of them and a small dwarf into a building that must have been a casino of some kind. Sai's eyes scanned the kitchen as they entered through it. His stomach rumbled a bit and he did happen to snatch a random plate of food while one of the cooks was busy plating another. He scarfed it down before they exited the kitchen and he threw the plate into the trash. Money wasn't really something he was interested in, especially in regards to why they were there in the first place. They had come to find Julian and Sai didn't care if he had to burn down the city in order to find him.

    It didn't take long before the three of them were escorted to a back office where a masked man sat behind a desk and a leather-clad woman stood before him. For some reason the two were having a conversation that Sai wasn't paying all to much attention about. They eventually spoke about about the cultist, or perhaps cultists, but Sai had an idea that they didn't care much about the slaves, just the money that they make. Sai growled a little at the realization that they were okay with the fact that they were taking away the freedom of another person. The old him would have tried to force them to free the slaves, but now he just kind of stewed over it. The temperature in the room would rise just enough to be considered warm as Sai got moderately irritated. He didn't want to work with these people, but he had no choice. Walking over to the woman, he spoke up.

    What do you have on the Cultist. Where am I too begin looking? Tell me what you might know about it involving the slave trade as well. I need to know everything if I am to find this person. Once I do, they will be taken care of appropriately.

    It was at after she spoke that he heard the little dwarf speak. His ears perked up a bit and he would listen carefully for what the man would say, considering he was interested in the slave trade as well. It was the reason he had even come to Frost Fire Canyon in the first place.
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    Blazing West - Gondola Town Basalt
    Red Light District


    [Beowulf | Sai]

    Beowulf floated mid-air, at eye-level. He had levied questions towards the owner of the casino, who promptly stood and snarked at the dwarf. The man spoke fire, and the Allfather raised his head in defiance. Not used to be spoken that was, as the King, the dwarf's killing intent intensified. However, a voice broke the tension, as the woman once named interjected with an apology. She proffered information. The dwarf nodded at the owner of the casino, almost sarcastically hostile. The dwarf slowly floated towards the other side of the room, where Bria waited.

    The woman spoke of her service industry, before AI interjected. The cultists were two, and they were within grasp. One against another, both being ones of fiction. Bad for business, Bria noted - that was the reason for the mission. Santa Destroy.

    "To call of 'Beowulf', I respond. Pleasantries."- the King introduced himself

    Cloaked by a mask and by name, Beowulf followed. The old man would float to Sai's right shoulder, before requesting transport. There, he complained he was old, and needed much help. If obliged, Beowulf would sit on Sai's shoulder, and off they went. The dwarf preferred people in the dark, so to speak, as he was. Long years of treason was a hard teacher. If Sai would disallow, Beowulf would sit in one of the spheres. Beowulf did not ask any more questions, though he would respond to any towards him.

    Off they went, to Santa Destroy. What could be awaiting them in the occult?

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    Winterhome East
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    Cold frosty air kept them inside. No bars, no lounges. A steam room with a few chairs, tables, and water that wasn't a block of ice. Any could come in, and many would pass through for a moment's respite, but only those two wanted to stay.

    One man sat, a mask upon his face, black and filled with tiny monitors that could reflect images. Currently, he only had the image of "Data Not Found" in bright red, a display of no importance. Thick coats hid him, but it was clear he was strapped.

    Across from him, bare chested with a glint of blue and red swirling in his eyes, was a cruel man. Paint under his lids, a helmet adorned with a spike, a nasty sword on sheathe at his leg, and a few blue balls twirling in his hands. Coated in a hard candy shell, these little drugs were called Joy. A terrible drug, with a horrible consequence for the 'weak' of body. Truly, it was all luck based.

    They both say, enjoying the warmth. Workers outside were freeing as they toiled in the Winterhome. The rich weren't so unlucky, but the poor were many. The poor were what these two men hid among, acting as if the world will continue and their atrocities never to come to light. After all, that was the current road they tread.


    "Everyone works. But they don't, do they?" A cool, Latin accented female voice spoke, tone toying.

    "The ones who don't got plenty of Joy in them. Joy or joy. You don't work, so what's your gig?" Thin lips perpetually red grinned, the words coy and playful.

    "Not much. I need Puppy to get atop a tower, move some cables, place a box."

    Razzo was the name of the man who held the blue pills in his hand. A common thug on the outside, his cruelty and cunning were not readily matched. To be here, asking, talking to this person was uncommon, even for him. His purpose a shroud, he himself a shade, sitting across from this gentry with a strange face. Simple questions, complex answers, curious debunking.

    "Black box tech?"

    "How did you know?"

    "Professor Yama's doing the same to a cult in a Joy-filled forest. Her's is more a... plant. It's weird."

    Conversation continued, Razzo smiling as he twirled drugs in his free left hand. It was an act good for fighting arthritis. Stretched the fingers. Kept them limber. The masked man only sat motionless.

    "Call it a hunch."

    "Why this chat? Why now? Me?"

    "Call it... a hunch."

    The first hunch was met with a smile from Razzo, but the second a numb face with a tinge of a frown. A hunch that was serious, something deeper than it should be. The only response from the masked man was his screen revealed a glimpse of a face, followed by a cat emoji purring. This response from Razzo was comical, apparently.

    "It doesn't bring me Joy to be here. This piss hole ain't more than that. But... we are looking at'cha. For doing jack ****, you are the hottest thing here." A pun said, based upon the cold of the the world.

    "Thank you." The female voice cooed, enjoying the attention.

    A third body was soon making itself permanent. Sticking to shadows, she watched, eyes of curiosity. The other two men paid no heed, for they both figured she was a runt. Nothing to fear. Perhaps they were right.




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    Blazing West - Basalt and Vinegar
    Odin and anyone else

    Basalt and Vinegar was a lively bar, something that Odin and his female companion would see as they set foot inside. Miners, Farmers, Merchants, and Pirates all filled the bar for one reason or another. Once the pair would reach the Bar, a burly mustachioed man was there to greet them. Two mugs in his hand, the man slid the drinks across the bar counter toward the woman and tiny gentleman. He watched as the dwarf swam around in his own drink, sipping from it as he did so. Strange, yes, but not too odd. The bartender's eyes then glanced toward the woman, who was looking around the bar, searching.

    "New here, huh? Word of advice then. Basalt and Vinegar is a nice bar. Get a lot of foot traffic from miners and merchants. We also get some strange types every here and there. If you're looking for something in particular, check the bulletin board. People post things for jobs and other crazy nonsense every day. Just remember, like vinegar the more of this bar you get, the more of a sour taste you get in your mouth. Understand? "

    An odd sales pitch, indeed. Whether the burly bartender was trying to warn the pair or simply send them on their way was for them to interperet on their own. But as they looked around, they'd see a another enter the bar behind them. A brute of a shark strolled up toward the bar, carrying a stack of papers with him. He'd stop at the bar, eyeing the pair beside him, before getting the atte

    "Hey there Remy, How's business... Look, Boss says to put these up in here, ya mind??"

    The shark spoke to the bartender as though she had known him, which was odd given the supposed criminal look to him. The bartender, snarling, grabbed another mug and placed it before the shark. He'd lift the drink and chug its contents in one gulp.

    "Not at all, B. Not at all. Just do what you gotta and get going. I don't need no trouble here. Just running a business."

    "All work and no play makes for a naughty boy, Remy. You uh, heard anything about a Cultist in here?"

    "Nothing that isn't hearsay or pure nonsense. Some say he's a savior that has healed them of peculiar diseases. Some say he's a swindler running a slave trade or something. I don't know about him, nor do I care. Way I see it, just more trouble brewing."

    "Oh well... sounds like an interesting story. You hear anything or know anyone who has, send em toward Boss. You should come see Boss sometime. He might have some more work for ya."

    The shark put some coin down on the counter, and Remy, the bartender, slid him another mug, which he promptly gulped again. With that, the Shark began heading toward the exit of the bar. He'd stop by a bulletin board and place one poster on the board and the stack on a table beneath it. If one checked the bulletin board, they'd see several signs. Recruitment posters, places hiring, and one particulalrly harsh poster. Handmade, the posters simply read: "One Dead Cultist, One High Reward. Looking for those willing to rid this town of the Cultists and their nonsense." The posters all had a map of the Red Light District on the back, which one could use to find their way to a meeting place in an alleway behind a casino.

    Should one take a poster, it would lead them through a series of alleyways in the red light district. Such was not a pretty sight, as less costly indulgences were more commonly found here. Drug dealers and unsightly fellows frequented the alleyways. Following the trail, one would come accross a red-lantern lit area, directly behind a large casino. There was a single door, and before said door was the same Shark fishman from the bar, waiting for all who had read the map on the poster.

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