The Green Grass Festival

The Green Grass Festival

18-26 Tarsakh 1373

Information

DC Information
5 The clocktower, when it is completed, would be one of the tallest buildings in Fogdown, next to the lighthouses and the Arcanexicanium. It’s said that it will be over 300ft tall!
5 Everyone is getting excited about the Green Grass festival at the end of the month. It’s celebrated all over the island, in separate events. It marks the middle of Spring. Merchants and nobles of all strips tend to celebrate together.
10 People keep on wondering why the Senate hasn’t announced who the builder of the new clocktower is, even though they have already laid the foundation.
10 Sen Olis is rumored to be a member of the Mechanist faction, and the cousin of Samreich’s leader of the faction: Aaron Kilnhelm.
10 House Ashenfey and Samreich have made quite the team in the Senate as the leaders of the Mechanist faction. They seem to have an agenda of their own though, even against the very houses its members come from.
15 Rumors have been spreading that some members of Ashenfey may have supported Dy’Nith Blackstar.
15 A number of trained adventures and explorers have been seen entering areas in the Upper Docks owned by house Samreich—the old mining districts.
20 The Church of Shar has a new ally, but no one knows who it is…

Jack “The Feather” -
  • Knows of a few nobles attending the Mechanex Green Grass Festival. For a 10gp he’ll give a list of the names he knows. (Etinee, Olis, Aaron, etc., House Samreich, House Ashenfey, a handful of other Houses.)
  • Knows where the the Mechanex Green Grass Festival is. Altdonmir Manor 5pg.
  • Knows the festival is invite only. You’d have to get an invite to forge it, or somehow lie you way in! Free.

The Festival

Who’s going
  • Etinee Blackmire
  • Olis Samreich
  • Aaron Kilnhelm
  • Dedrek Altdonmir
  • Kellis Ashenfey

Getting In

The party is invite only. Guest must present an invitation to enter. Trying to convince the guard that you forgot your pass or any such lie is Bluff against Sense Motive +5. Forging the invitation will require knowing what one looks like.

Security outside is loose but present. One group of 1d3+1 Ftr1 patrol the alleys and streets by the house. Three Ftr2 stand guard at the entrance. Two more Ftr2 are in the Guard Quarters in the basement.

Outside doors: 30hp, Hardness 5, Break 23, Lock: DC30

Inside doors: 10hp, Hardness 5, Break 10, Lock: DC20

Windows: Not locked

6:00PM

The guest arrive and are greeted by Dedrek Altdonmir, member of House Ashenfey. Socializing is in the ball room. Listen to people talking are able to hear any of the following comments:
  • “Do you remember Row Ashenfey? Yes, he was leading the Dock Act Bill against the cursed monopoly of the Dock Guild in the Upper Docks. If it weren’t for his death, it might very well have passed.”
  • “Johntress’ brother Emanuel is a lout. I heard the city watch found him in the arms of a hard currency girl just last week. ”
  • “I heard Etinee Blackmire is coming. Does he ever show up to an event on time?”

Any questions about nobility or manners, see notes.

7:00PM

At this time, the guests are all called in for dinner. Once everyone is seated, Aaron calls, who is sitting at one end of the table, calls for Tabin, who is sitting at the other end to toast. Olis sits at his Aarons right.

Aaron: “To a partnership that will change the course of Fogdown’s history!”

Once dinner is served, players will need to figure out how to eat without looking like animals. See notes.

7:30PM

As the last plates are removed, Aaron, announces: “Let’s begin the real festivities! Dancing will begin shortly in the ball room and wine-tasting is being setup as we speak in the parlor.”

  • Samreich members go to wine-tasting.
  • Ashenfey move to ball room with Etinne (who just arrives) and others. A cortet of three humans play.
  • “I heard several guests will be chosen to stay the evening at the Altdonmir Manor

8:30PM

The smoking room is now setup and guests are allowed upstairs. Aaron, Olis, Kellis and Dedrek and 2 other Samreichians and Ashenfeyins go upstairs. Joining them is by invite only Diplomacy DC15.
  • Players that join the group will be informed about the details of Mechanex technology and it’s origins amongst the Gnomes of Lantan.
  • Players will also be informed about the presences of the Builder who is currently overseeing the search for the Core.

9:00PM

Everyone gathers back in the parlor for the last social hour. The cortet moves to the parlor and continues playing.

  • “Everything should be safe in the abandoned mines in the Upper Docks. We should have the core found and removed by Midsummer.”

Impersonating Samreich

  • Aaron is making a move for the house leadership. His alliance with Samreich has propelled him to power.
  • The core of the alliance in the faction is centered around the building of the clocktower. Two components are necessary of it’s completion: Ashenfey’s Lanteen Mechanex technology and Samreich’s former mines to procure ‘the core’.

Impersonating Ashenfey

  • Holtan is the current leader of both House Ashenfey and the main leader of the Ashenfey-branch of the Mechanex faction.
  • Holtan came to power after the former leader, Row Ashenfey, was assassinated. He had also been in favor of the Dock Act Bill.
  • Din‚Äôzry had been provided ships by Ashenfey to help stage the attack on Latan.
  • The core of the alliance in the faction is centered around the building of the clocktower. Two components are necessary of it’s completion: Ashenfey’s Lanteen Mechanex technology and Samreich’s former mines to procure ‘the core’.

Impersonating any noble
  • The core of the alliance in the faction is centered around the building of the clocktower. Two components are necessary of it’s completion: Ashenfey’s Lanteen Mechanex technology and Samreich’s former mines to procure ‘the core’.

After the Festival

After the festival. The small patrol (above) continues to scout around the house. The two guards which were standing outside, now move to the basement.

The Green Grass Festival

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