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  • Hengistbury

    Hengistbury is a small village (population approximately 150) on the banks of a winding river located in the rustic and rural county of Holdenshire. While normally a sleepy little village with a few essential services and not much excitement, it has …

  • The Bleeding Heart Tavern

    Formerly known as the Beaming Hearth, the tavern forms the social hub of [[Hengistbury]]. At any given moment during it’s open hours at least a half dozen local residents can be found enjoying the fine offerings as served by [[Meridith Jones]]. The Tavern …

  • Brand Torek's Cabin

    [[:brand-torek]] is the local Sheriff, by appointment of [[:lord-lady-pemberton]]. His cabin also serves as his office although he is not often found within. Brand is serious about his job and spends most of his day patrolling the county on foot. The …

  • Lord & Lady Pemberton

    The County of [[Holdenshire]] is governed by Lord Pemberton and his lady-wife, Lady Sybill Pemberton,and contains the village of [[Hengistbury]] and the hamlet of [[Thornbury]]. Lord and Lady Pemberton reside in Hengistbury Keep, on a small hill …

  • Brand Torek

    The county is patrolled by a ranger, Brand Torek, a large, easygoing bear of a man, proficient in hammer and bow. He reports directly to [[:lord-lady-pemberton]]. Brand is a tall man with broad shoulders, a neatly trimmed beard which doesn’t hide his …

  • Ariadne

    Ariadne is [[:brand-torek | Brand Torek’s]] niece. She can often be located in and around Brand’s house, but does make the occasional foray to the riverbanks to pick flowers. Messages for Brand can be reliably left with her should the need arise.

  • Three-Fingered Jake

    Three-Fingered Jake is an itinerant bard who wanders through every few weeks performing in exchange for food or coin. Most news of the world comes from his visits to town. He can usually be found performing at the [[The Bleeding Heart Tavern]]. Jakes …

  • Ugg

    Ugg is a small hill giant who was befriended by the village children some years ago. Ugg is not his real name, but he is affectionately called such as he clumsily yet cheerfully assists with manual labor around town. Ugg is a kind hearted soul and …

  • Penner

    Penner is a halfling pig farmer with an affinity for p[irate history and memorabilia. He likes to spend some evenings at the Bleeding Heart Tavern in the company of other locals. His interests in pirates may give him a unique perspective on some of the …

  • The Mortimer Brothers

    The Mortimer Brothers fancy themselves a “thieves guild,” but in reality the three young orphans, Gord, Beej and Poke, operate more as paid gossips. They spend a lot of time with Ugg, who is very protective of them. They often find themselves in minor …

  • Meredith Jones

    Meredith Jones is a young serious girl in her early 20s. She is stern looking, and doesn’t quite know what to do in her life. Right now, she’s working in the Bleeding Heart Tavern as a barmaid, but she knows for sure that she is meant for greater things. …

  • Gavin Morrigan

    Gavin Morrigan is a dark haired man with a dusting of silver at his temples which seems almost to contrast the spark of youthful determination in his eyes. Often engrossed in writing, he is clearly in good shape. No one seems to know why he spends so much …

  • Willem Von Nederveen

    Willem Von Nederveen is a traveling merchant from the trading company Samuel and Sons in Northminster. He is helpful to those who are friendly to him.

  • Aus

    Aus is a young kid, annoying and always trying to scurry around and get the latest rumors in an effort to impress the older Mortimer Brothers. In particular, he is interested in rumors of the dragon in the East, and carries a stuffed dragon toy. He cheers …

  • Ariel

    Ariel is a mid-wife and herb supplier. She spends much of her time in the local wilderness collecting supplies. She once adventured and is a somewhat accomplished mage. She helps Lady Sybill minister to the needs of the community and generally does so …

  • Prirkka Strongfist

    Prirkka Strongfist is a half-orc midwife new in town. Prirkka is tall, with long black hair with a few hints of gray, about 50 years of age. One of her eyes is brown while the other is green. She is allergic to cats. She has been drafted into service …

  • Tamas Agrens

    Tamas Agrens is the local sage of the area. He’s fairly aloof and unfriendly, and clearly considers himself more clever than most of the locals. For this reason, the Mortimer Brothers enjoy taunting him with stupid questions and pranks; trouble ensues …

  • Mallory Jackdaw

    Mallory Jackdaw is a 7 year old boy, with unkempt brown hair and blue eyes, who never stops talking. He knows a little about everything and is willing to make the rest up. He’s been feeding Aus various stories and, in some cases, outright lies about the …

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