Children of the Night
Message Boards, Notices, Gossip
Wanted: Female, Fertile Hungry Egret; Pay: 300 gp.
Seen in North and West Cushing, Eskcourt, Hawthorne Rows, Blackwood
The capture of one female, fertile Hungry Egret capable of producing eggs. Cage provided as well as initial gear for one expedition into Amaans countryside necessary for capture of said creature, such as scent lure, Hungry Egret food for up to 2 weeks, and consultation for a species specialist for likely locations for habitation and behavior.
Inquire with Harran Poltvas at Poltvas Zoological Park, Main Offices
Rat-catchers Needed, Professionals Only Apply; Pay 50 gp. per Giant Rat head
Seen in Ashtown, West Cushing, Dowell, Valpole
Rat infestation, stubbornly resistant to normal means of extermination. Eye-witness reports point to some creatures as large as a halfling. Pay is for this variety, or the discovery of the cause of these eye-witness accounts with proof. Pay is for up to two score rats of this variety.
Inquire with Harbormaster Jasaline Morstenni at Caliphas Western Docks Main Office.
Caliphas Weekly Account – evidence of hauntings, monster attacks, & supernatural evils
Caliphas Weekly Account will pay for evidence of the supernatural afflictions in Caliphas unknown or unproven to date. This includes proof of spiritual hauntings, werewolf or vampire attacks, incidents with the undead risen, and other supernatural evils. We seek to educate the populace of the evils of this world and bring it into the next age armed with enlightenment. Details important and increase pay. Pay discussed, and increases with credible eye-witness reports or long-standing staff. This does not require destruction of the supernatural – simply new proof of the existence or nature of such creatures to inform the beleageured Caliphas populace. To be submitted to the Fiction department.
Seeking Archeological Expedition: Southern Hungry Mountain highlands
Seen in Eskcourt, Blackwood, Laurellight, and Leland
Experienced archeological expedition company wanted for retrieval of artifacts known to exist in the Hungry Mountain southern highlands. Each undamaged glass item recovered will result in 50 gp. Each steel weapon recovered will result in 50 gp. for small weapons, 400 gp. for medium weapons, and 1000 gp. for large weapons. Armor rates vary from 50 gp for bucklers and leather to 1500 gp. for full plate mail. Expedition materials, including packing, travel expenses, and hazard costs are to be paid by the expedition company. Applications received at Caliphas Quarterfaux Archives Main Offices in Blackwood, and reviewed by Head Curator Regan Saramul, and may take up to a month for background checks.
Supernatural Investigators to Spend the Night at Szazvirog Manor; Payment: 900 pp.
Seen in Blackwood, Escourt, Leland.
Anyone willing and able to stay a full night at Szazvirog Manor and record all events and encounters in a detail-oriented log will earn 900 pp. Sorry, one payment per party completing the job. More guards does not equal more pay. Must be a proven academic with a mind for professional notes. See CDCI Investigators branch, Main Offices, Whiteshaw.
Seeking One Day Guard Company – Local Reputable Business; Pay: 1500 gp.
Seen in Hawthorne Rows, North Cushing, Dowell, Valpole, and Eskcourt
As stated, reputable local business has need of an experienced and trustworthy escort for one shipment and one night. For obvious reasons, details of the shipment can not be revealed in full. See Trademaster Ilya Kostecka of the Silver Road Gate for details.
Wanted: Information on Murder – 10 gp.
Vauntil Countryside Roadside Inn Boards
Vauntil constable's office looking for information on the murder of Tusca Zarinkin, traveling carpenter. Tusca had been doing carpentry in the Vauntil area in the summer, then went missing. It was presumed he left to Versex, but his body has recently been found. Due to circumstances, foul play has been determined. Possibly a witch or cultists. Please see Vauntil's constable's office with reliable information related to these.
Kill the Black Eyed Witches – 25,000 gp. for their three heads, 7,000 gp. for each, see Lord Galdana at Willmourn for payment
The black eyed witches of the dread valley Cauldheart must be at it again. Dark clouds have been seen over the mountain valley from the fishing vessels on Lake Raiteso. Local wise women report bad omens – dreams of woods that creep toward their village, loggers finding desecrated corpses of mountain goats and deer, and strange moaning from the peeks.
Willowmourn Seeks Consultant – Experienced Occult Specialists Only
Willowmourn wishes to invite occult students who need patronage in temporary service. May take some time, so be willing to stay in temporary residence at the Willowmourn. Pay will far exceed specialist prices, even in competitive locations such as Caliphas or Leipstadt. Must have practical experience with spirits of all kinds and be willing and able to engage in field work. Rewards may go beyond the monetary. Please send inquiries ahead of time so relevant parties may be in attendance.
Grieving Mother Seeks Lost Son - 300 gp. for proof of wherabouts or recent contact
Wandering knights, cleric of Iomedae or Sarenrae, or other souls of the old nobility. Please help. My son, Berus, went missing over a year ago. He left home searching for green pastures for his aging mother to spend her last years in. Please, no jokesters or conmen. No he is not in Evercrown Cemetery, nor has he been at the Dangling Stocking in Ardis. This is not like him. Please seek out Erle Svitchka in Berus with information.
Barghest Heads - 70 gp. a head. For inquiries see town watchman, Bodrin Urginkith. Lanitheath.
That's right, 1000 gold lions to clean the gardens. It's a mess. The imp problem has really gotten out of hand and the usual cleaners don't have the stomach for the work… Ardis has lost its heart, and now it's in danger of losing one of its most historic treasures: the Merridweigh Gardens. If you care about the continued existence of the Ustalav national pride, or if you just have an ounce of courage in you, apply in the Gardens office. The pond scum is only getting worse. Needs to be done by spring or a whole season will be lost, and we may lose funding for the year.
Witches' Heads – 100 gp. per head
Seen across Barstoi.
By order of Count Aericnein Neska witches' heads are to be awarded 100 gp. per head. Bring heads to Pharasmin temples, see clerks in main offices. We must be sure to root out this evil in our noble province and be diligent in the killing. Decapitation is an officially sanctioned method to kill the demon-afflicted arcane. Drowning is unreliable! Please also bring official testimony proving the head belongs to a witch, from reliable sources such as, but not limited to: constables, Pharasmin cleric, Barstoi state witchhunters, city council members and officials.
Treasure Hunters Welcome – Sturnidae
Come all those who are not scared of stories of ghosts and things that go bump in the night. The Furrows are rich with forgotten loot. Many relics of great military warriors lie on the fields, just for the taking. Sturnidae makes the perfect place for your adventuring company's launching point. See Rajko Sartori in The Shining Sea Tavern. He will set you on the right path. Only wealthy professionals please. This isn't for amateurs looking for an easy break.
Mushroom Picker, Mushroom Picker, Where Did You Go?
Seen in Ravengro and surrounding roadside message boards.
Seeking mushroom pickers from fall through spring. Travel south of Ravengro until you are in the shadow of the mountains. You might check the balotta north of the mountains or the Dainav forest. Many varieties grow in south Canterwall. Worth the effort! You will not be disappointed! Able-bodied, not lazy, pickers will get a couple hundred mushrooms a day! Will purchase all of them! We provide the finest mushrooms in all of Western Immoren! The world even! Will pay 1 sp per chanterelle, 2 sp per morel, 5 sp per truffle. Add it up! This is a golden opportunity! – Vjera Morvka, Ravengro.
Bleakwall Patrols Attacked by Stuhac Trolls. Beware the Ruins
Versions Ravensgro, Marian Leigh, and Tamrivena, as well as the roads to Bleakwall
Recent patrols have been ambushed by a large family of Stuhac trolls. Do not go exploring in the Bleakwall ruins! Reward is posted in Tamrivena, but not recommended for anything short a full military unit. Whole supply caravans eaten alive! 500 gp. per Stuhac head for the brave or foolhardy.
Honorable & Renowned Adjudicator, Judge, Legal Consultant Lucius Gustavius FitzWilliam Mattheson, seeks stagecoach escort through Shutterwood to Ascanor Lodge – 6000 gp.
You will undoubtedly have heard of the esteemed Judge Mattheson. He seeks a new company to escort him on his way seasonally between Leipstadt and Ardis. Companies seeking renown and worthy payment for their remarkable services will be prepared for the dangers of Shudderwood.
Prize Goat Gone Missing! Find her, and You'll Be Granted Anything You Desire
Within my means. Inquire in Chastel's most reputable bar, The Crossroads. My cheese is the legendary Chivere, and the milk is famous. I would happily provide a lifetime of free goat's milk and cheese to feed a large family. I have three daughters, each of marriagable age. And I can also get you a one-time 50% discount on any tradesman's item in Chastel. My word is good. Ask around: Henryn Chivere.
Morcei Pugilism Club – All Takers Welcome!
Come to fight! Come to gamble! Come to gossip! Come to test your endurance! Come to see the blood or come for a good show and good beer! We gather in the Morcei market space every Starday, rain or shine, snow or sun.
Ardagh Travelers Beware!! Do not travel by Prewller's Field at night! Dark fey haunt nearby hills. Unless you're a foolish sod, you'll take my advice! If not, when you see him, spit in the general direction of my Grishka. He drank too much as he always did at Tershka's Tavern, and now he avoids the fieldwork in the Darklands serving some hussy dark elf as a slave doing the only thing he was ever good for. Diddling!
Wyrstone Hunters Wanted! Mercenary bands with real experience may inquire with the major domo at House van de Kuypers in Ardagh. 120 gp. per wyrdstone. Must be willing to travel in Worldwound territory, fight daemons, and remain unmutated. Mutated or corrupt mercenaries will be killed on sight!
Spectral Dust – Argat Fooger, Guildmaster in Ardagh seeks spectral dust. Will pay well! Must be willing to travel to Willowind Priory at night and as specified.
Rest in Peace – Governess seeks investigators or those who can put poltergeist to rest. Please note, not seeking extermination. Governess feels indebted to the house spirits, and does not wish them harm. She just wants peace for herself and her staff! Additional requirements: Exercise sensitivity to privacy, respect estate grounds, do no disturb estate residents. Those who can fulfill such professional requirements are encouraged to apply at Forsythe Legal Services in Ardagh. Pay is 1,200 as well as free worldclass lodgings and food while on the job. Negotiable compensation.
Noble's Fall – Dear residents of Karcau, I'm not crazy you bastards! Damned Sinarians! There is blood sacrifice in those swamps and she-devils dance to a dark goddess who will swallow Karcau in its embrace! And then you'll know I'm right. – Pink Horse, noble academic now victim
Swamp Sickness in Karcau! Don't go near! – More and more people are dying of the mysterious swamp sickness. Doctors say you can't get it unless you've been traveling in the balotta, but now they've found a house full of people dead of the same illness, and only the father had been traveling on patrol for the city watch. And he only traveled the outer wall of the city at that!
Cure the Curse of Black Aggie – Town council in Hyannis and mayor Bradig Hurlough offer 600 gp. to anyone who cures our town's miners of the choking cough of Black Aggie. An additional 500 gp. may be earned by anyone who finds the root cause of this curse – whether it be a natural cause, or Black Aggie returned.
The Pale Rider – 30,000 gold lions for the crew and 150,000 gold lions for the Pale Rider, by order of Prince Ordranti III & Count Haserton Lowls IV
By order of the prince and Count Lowls IV, the pirate vessel known as the Pale Rider has been plying the waters between Illsmarsh, Caliphas, and Vellumis. Most recently it smuggles artifacts from Ustalav inland, and some reports of slaves from inland communities. Reward for bringing the vessel into dock in Caliphas.
Castle Kronquist Expedition – University of Leipstadt seeks exploration company for ambitious expedition. Project entails complete exploration, mapping, and inventory of contents in the historic site of Castle Kronquist. Dean Viaccari will see any who demonstrate interest and relevant capabilities. Pay: 10,000 gp.
Research Assistant Requested – High Professor Stevan Walraven, University of Leipstadt
High Professor seeks true scholars in his study of lineages dating back to and before the Shing Crusade. Will require extensive travel to often little traveled locations, a meticulous mind and disciplined use of records and investigation, tracking history across Ustalav in its poorly marked burial places. Scholars who are willing to undertake a longterm assistant position are encouraged to express interest by letterhead first, including two written recommendations from faculty or persons of notability. 10% of royalties will be included as well as the honor of personal dedication in the introduction to the relevant volumes forthcoming by High Professor Walraven.