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    A thin plank of wood hangs beneath the old grey sign:

    This old warehouse by the docks and on the edge of the city slums has numerous secret passageways and tunnels leading to it. When you walk in, either from the street or below, you see a freshly cleaned interior that actually looks somewhat welcoming, however, as a seedy hive of smugglers, pirates, and home of the local wererat assassin guild; this is a rough place to have a drink.

    The back half of the building has been converted into a set of rooms, used by those who need a bit of privacy, whether to have a private card game, hold a secret meeting, or just to get away from the world while enjoying a dose of some of the more exotic items the Den serves. We don't care what you do here, just don't leave a mess. Just keep in mind, the walls are a little thin back there, and can be listened through (or busted through), so be careful.

    The gambling scene is lively here, with craps, three-dragon ante, and darts, among other things. There are certainly not knife-fights held in the ring in the basement. Come early for a ringside seat. Gambling is permitted. Anyone caught betting against themselves will be killed, or worse. So don't do it.

    The servers are all NPC goblins. They are: Blackeye, Hooktooth, and Daggernose.
    The cook is a goblin woman named Sicklewort.
    The NPC bouncer is Gnarl, the orc.

    The menu is as follows:

    Drinks

    Common Drinks
    All the common drinks are available in an extremely wide range of qualities, brands, and prices. Just remember- you pay for what you get.
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    Absinthe
    Ale
    Beer
    Brandy
    Coffee
    Hard Cider
    Kumis (Fermented milk)
    Mead
    Rum
    Tea
    Tequila
    Vodka
    Whiskey
    Wine


    Specialty Drinks
    The specialty drinks are either crafted here or ordered specially from other sources. Normally they are higher class and more palatable, but that is not always the case...
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    Black Shadow-
    A strong concoction guaranteed to send a chill down your spine at any temperature.
    Damned Soul Nectar-
    Yummy. Damned souls. Perfect for demons, devils, or anyone else lacking a conscience.
    Devil Brew-
    It tastes good, though drinking it will gradually corrupt your soul to evil.
    Drow Spiderblood Wine-
    A specialty drow wine with a strong bite, and a hint of spider venom. Alcohol isn't the only thing you have to worry about when drinking it... but it does taste good.
    Firewine-
    This wine is created in a way that literally leaves the top simmering and flaming. Only recommended to those who have a good fire resistance. However, it is extremely warm and has a fairly sweet taste.
    Frenzywater-
    You want to know what it is like to see red? Frenzywater will having you raging like a barbarian.
    Goblin Thudrud Beer-
    A favorite of goblins... but described by others as smelling like a rotten, flaming cow.
    Hearth Brew Mead
    This is a sweet mead with raspberries, rhubarb and some kind of ingredient that makes you feel warm when you drink it.
    Ichor Liquor-
    A mixture of blood and alcohol made especially for our vampiric friends. It can be served neat, on the rocks, or specially heated to 98.6 F.
    Liquid Agony-
    A drink brewed and distilled from the agony of victims, and quite sweet and tasty, but very addictive.
    Mindflayer Mead-
    A special brew for those squid-headed fellows. Also appropriate for Zombies, or anyoen else who likes the taste of brains.
    Mushroom Wine
    An Underdark drink fermented from mushrooms. It has a good deal of sugar added to it and tastes sweet, but may cause hallucinations...
    Orc Kragg Liquor-
    Strong. Disgusting. Manly.
    Poisonbite Cocktail-
    This brew is mixed of several poisons and rum. It induces extreme euphoria, and will drain the drinker's strength and mental capacities for a day or so.
    Rat Mead-
    This foul concoction is meant more for drinking games, and less for taste. You'll need a strong stomach to keep it down.


    Aesa's Mixes
    These are only available when Aesa is in, and beware if you order them... everytime it changes, and it is always dangerous.
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    Crazy Cocktail-
    Whatever Aesa feels like putting in. Not normally fatal.
    Death by Aesa-
    Almost exactly like what it sounds. It has enough poisons, diseases, and energies to kill anyone with immunities to them.
    Ingredients:

    Essence of Disintegrate-
    A clear liquid that has no taste. It gives you a pleasant tingling sensation that means your mouth, throat, and vital organs are being dissolved. Please clean up after yourself.
    False Valhalla-
    A drink that uses a combination of frenzywater, titan's blood (poison similar to frenzywater), happy juice, and the Wonder Trip additive. Causes insane, joyful rages that normally end in mass destruction.


    Other

    Food
    Like the drinks, the food ranges in quality and price... the menu is currently under improvement.
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    Bread-
    Crusty, burnt, soggy, or rotten. It's not your choice. A better bakery is "under construction" in the back. Thanks to a newly built brick oven, the bread is actually quite good now, baked fresh daily.
    Dragon Steak-
    This tender, extremely tasty steak is excellently prepared, but its source is undisclosed...
    Fish of the Day-
    The catch of the day, or yesterday... be sure to specify "fresh."
    Puffer fish liver-
    Tetrodotoxin, anyone? Extreme poison is ahead.
    Soup-
    Most common soups are available, but pay for what you want, or you'll get something else. Served in a bread bowl.


    Mushrooms
    Our mushrooms are well acclaimed for their taste and subtle poisons. If you have enemies, make sure they you didn't get something other than what you asked for...
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    Amanita-
    A hallucinogenic mushroom that is fairly toxic. May cause nausea, sensory distortions, mood changes, and loss of equilibrium. Retrograde amnesia frequently results following recovery. Serious poisonings cause delirium, seizures, or comas.
    Chanterelle-
    An edible but unremarkable mushroom. Available pickled or dried.
    Lorchel-
    Also known as false morels (due to similarity in appearance), eating these raw results in extreme liver failure or death. Properly prepared, however, they are quite delicious. Available both raw and parboiled (properly prepared).
    Morchella-
    Also known as morels, these very prized and tasty mushrooms are available raw.
    Omphalotus-
    This mushroom looks the same as the Chanterelle. It is extremely appealing in smell and appearance, but has a mild toxicity that will lead to vomiting and cramps.
    Oyster-
    Unlike other mushrooms, this one has no confusing look alikes, and is prized for that quality alone. Served raw or stuffed.
    Porcini-
    Also known as Boletus ("superior"), the porcini is highly regarded and is served raw or sautéed with butter.
    Portabello-
    While edible, this is either described as plain or only slightly sweet. Available raw or stuffed.
    Psilocybin-
    This mushroom is famed for its hallucinogenic effects, while lacking dangerous toxins. Available raw and dried.
    Shiitake-
    These mushrooms are normally added to ordered soups. Available dried or raw.


    Drink Additives
    Buy them for your drink, or for someone else's drink... everything goes here.
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    Doze Pill-
    A combination of magical energies and herbs guaranteed to put the drinker to sleep in a few minutes.
    Hanger's Drop-
    Ask for this in someone's drink to put them six feet under. Commonly means poison, though other methods can be bought depending on the target.
    Happy Juice-
    As seen in Malleo's shop. Turns the hair pink, and makes the drinker extremely happy.
    Wonder Trip-
    A mixture of magic and poison that causes extreme hallucinations and delirium which are not directly harmful or toxic.

    Other Additives are available, you just have to ask.


    Other Drugs
    If it doesn't get you drunk, and it isn't a mushroom... we still sell it.
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    Arhtorvin
    A gray powder made by different magic plants, Arthorvin is extremely calming. It is ingested, and numbs emotions and reactions.
    Baccaran
    A paste made of numerous, undisclosed substances, this is a mild hallucinogen that becomes more powerful as it is used in repetition and increased dosage.
    Dreammist
    This drug is formed into a tea, and then the vapors are inhaled. It causes incredibly beautiful and wonderful hallucinations that make the world seem dull in comparison. Overdose is extremely debilitating, as is directly drinking the substance.
    Devilweed
    A tobacco-like substance that is moderately addictive and makes the smoker skittish and more easily confused. Users enjoy it because it glazes over the memories of whatever happens during its effective.
    Luhix
    A powder made from plants grown in the abyss. It is sprinkled on self inflicted wounds- initially it causes intense pain, then numbs the body entirely. It is one of the most addictive substances known amongst the planes, but overdosing even a little may cause terrible, painful death.
    Mertoran Leaf
    This leaf is dried and treated. It is not very addictive, but it is cheap, popular, and boosts confidence. Ingested, not smoked.
    Redflower Leaves
    These leaves are only moderately addictive, but are known to give a boost to hand-eye coordination, making them popular among those who often engage in knife tossing or dart throwing. They are consumed raw and chewed.
    Sannish
    This blue liquid is made out of unknown ingredients and causes euphoria. It has a tendency to stain flesh and anything else it touches. Overdosing causes intense numbness.

    This is by no means the limit of what we can get our hands on, just ask and we'll see what we can do.


    Games
    As a new addition to the Black Dragon's Den, there is a back room where all kinds of gaming take place. Goblins generally oversee the games and make sure things are fair... but everyone here can be bribed. Best to keep an eye on things yourself.

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    Dice Games
    We provide all of the dice used here... unless you slip them out of our sleeve. "Better" dice can be bought with a quiet word and a few coin, though we don't provide protection from those who find out that you've used them.

    Coin Pass
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    This is a simple dice game played with a pair of six sided dice, and is generally best with four or more players.
    Each player puts out two coins (generally one type of coin is chosen, copper, silver, gold, or platinum) and then, in turn, each player rolls the dice.
    If a player rolls a one, they take one of their coins and place it in the pot.
    If a player rolls a six, they take one of their coins and pass it to the person on the left. This continues until only one player has coins, at which time they take the pot.
    If a player has no coins left, they have one round to wait for someone to pass them a coin (by roll of a six), after which they can buy their way back in. You can only buy your way back into a game once.


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    This game is played with a pair of six sided dice, and a game board in the shape of the world serpent.

    Before the game begins, the number of rounds to play are determined, though the game may end ahead of time, or when one player runs out of coins/chips. Generally people play with a large number of rounds (double digits).
    A round is completed once every player has rolled the dice once.
    The dice start with the player closest to the seven on the board.
    When a player rolls the dice, he does one of three things.
    If he rolls any number 3-11, he places a coin on the corresponding number on the board, or, if the number is already filled with coins, they take the coins off of that number.
    If he rolls a 2, he places a coin on every number on the board.
    If he rolls a 12, he takes all coins from the board.


    Warship
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    This game is played with five dice for each player. The person who rolls first is normally determined randomly.
    The goal of the game is to create the best 'ship', where a 'ship' is a straight formed either forwards (1,2,3) or backwards (3,2,1). To create a straight, you roll the dice, and choose anywhere from 0-3 numbers from them. Your first chosen die is your starting number (IE, a number on either end of a straight), the second die chosen has to be the middle number of your straight, and the third die chosen is the last of your straight.
    You have three rolls of the dice to form a straight. Whenever you choose one of these die, you remove it from the dice you roll to get the next number.
    The game progresses like this:
    1) Each player places an amount of money agreed on when the game starts.
    2) Each player rolls the dice once, chooses any dice from their roll that they want, then either adds in the money first agreed on again, or passes from the game, but leaves any money they first bet in the pot (Note that everyone can see what die you have chosen, if you have chosen a die already).
    3) Repeat the second step once more, then every player rolls the dice once more, and the person with the ship with the highest straight wins. If someone creates a ship one the first or second roll, they still bet, but do not have to roll until the last round (which is only done in case of ties).

    If no one has a straight, the winner is based on the person with the highest number set aside (with only players with dice set aside competing). If there is a tie in highest numbers, they go to the second die set aside (with only players with two dice competing). If there is a tie between set aside die, they proceed with the same process into the dice they last rolled (excluding those set aside)

    If two people have the same straight, they compare the numbers rolled on their last turn (not including the ones placed into their "ship"). The person with the highest numbers wins.

    The winner takes all money in the pot. Generally, more than one game is played at once.


    Other Games
    These may be more or less 'games' as such... but are just as entertaining.

    Darts
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    Bet on how well someone will throw, whether they can do it with their eyes closed... with their left hand... or if they can dodge a knife- it's all good. There are a few different dart boards, so any number of rings and scoring areas can be played with.


    Knife Fights
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    We hold knife fights here every once in a while, down in the basement. To surrender or death. Place your bets, folks.
    -No current list of PC fighters. Contact management to arrage something 'formal.'


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    Alternate reality of my home world. Cool. Cockney means I come from London, England

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    I can accept the argument for sticking to what works. But a system where everybody can rule isn't chaos, it's justice. Look at the Nexus. Here, everyone who is competent can run things and be important. Also, the Exalted are superpowered, right? Meaning that their subjects have little to no means of resisting them should they rule unfairly. Have you ever thought about it this way?
    "After the Usurpation, the 'everybody rules' theory was tried, from what I've heard. It did not work out so well," Shrike answers in a dry tone.

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    "After the Usurpation, the 'everybody rules' theory was tried, from what I've heard. It did not work out so well," Shrike answers in a dry tone.
    Alright, you're losing me here. What's "Usurpation"? What exactly did they try? And besides, you say "from what you've heard". Maybe it only "did not work out so well" from the perspective of the Exalted, then, who made it look worse later?
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    A young tiefling steps inside. He is wearing worn down clothes and a too thin cloak for the weather outside. But it does cover his horns and tail, but his red eyes might stand out, then again this is the Black Dragon's Den, so they might not. He goes over and sits down at the bar looking around.
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    Sitting by the bar is a medusa. She has green scales, and writhing snakes take the place of hair. She is pretty, but her Grecian features are marred by the lack of eyes in her sockets. She is wearing a collection of tattered rags, which reveal a thin, near-emaciated figure.

    Also in the bar is a tall, red-haired woman with green eyes. She is somewhat attractive, with her red hair cascading down her back. She is wearing a modest dress of some dark colour, which writhes with beetles when it is viewed from the corner of the eye, yet hangs still and insect-free when it is focussed on. Around her neck is a silver amulet depicting a two-tailed scorpion, and propped against her chair is a baobab-wood staff. The two-tailed scorpion is the symbol of Dalachrech, Demon Lord of Invertebrates.
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    The tiefling looks over both of them carefully. The medusa looks like an easy mark, but probably doesn't have anything of value. A small look of pity crosses his face but disappears quickly, he has seen many in that kind of shape.

    The other woman looks dangerous, but possibly having a decent amount of goods to try and steal. So he watches her counting the drinks she has.
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    The over six foot tall woman has several drinks. None of them, however, are alcoholic. She is also watching the other patrons quite closely; depending on how subtle (or not) the tiefling is in his observing, she might spot him looking at her.
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    The tiefling is trying to be subtle, and he is pretty good at that. But it is pretty likely that she will notice. He doesn't seem to be drinking anything right now, maybe he ducked in to avoid the cold.
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    Eventually, the tall woman will wave him over to her table. That might make it easier to steal from her, but since she'll have her attention focussed on him, the opportunity for theft would most likely be greater for other people.
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    He bites his lip when he sees her wave him over. This could be trouble, but then again so could running from this. So he gets up and heads over to her table.

    Hello there.

    The young tiefling looks to be around 17 years old. And he seems pretty nervous at the moment. He looks her over really quick trying to find her coin purse.
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    There's a belt with several pouches at her waist. "Greetings. My name is Madame de la Moy, what's yours?" Is it obvious he's a tiefling?
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    Well his cloak hood covers his horns and his tail is hidden away as well. But his red eyes might hint at his heritage. And if she looks closely enough she should be able to see the horns under the cloak.

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    "Well, Jack, I was wondering if you were interested in power and riches." Well, that's a bit forward.
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    Very forward and a bit worrying. Jack tenses up looking nervous and ready to run.

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    "No catch, unless you count religion a catch. The Church of Dalachrech is always looking for interested people to join." But so few ever do .
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    Churches are scary places, and this Dalachrech doesn't seem to be too likable. He frowns a bit more, Um, yeah I'm not much of a joiner. I'm more comfortable with freelancing.

    He says turning a bit in his seat making it easier to run if he needs to.
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    Alright, you're losing me here. What's "Usurpation"? What exactly did they try? And besides, you say "from what you've heard". Maybe it only "did not work out so well" from the perspective of the Exalted, then, who made it look worse later?
    "I say 'from what I've heard' because I haven't been back personally to Creation since...well, I reincarnated. I've only heard of what happened after the Usurpation from those who have. It's complicated."

    Shrike sighs, though, and tries her best.

    "The Usurpation was...well, Zamira told you how the Exalted were created by the gods to slay the Primordials, right? Well, they were successful, as noted. But the Primordials placed a dying curse on the Exalted. In the case of Solar Exalted, it's essentially a tendency to megalomania and madness.

    The Sidereal Exalted, who run Fate and Time, became aware of this and decided to do somthing about it. The trouble is, their version of the Great Curse is hubris - they can't see how their plans can possibly work any way other than how they believe, essentially, and They Know Best. Some of the Sidereals wanted to steer the Solars, who by then were, in majority, tyrants and despots thanks to the Curse, back to glory. Others wanted to kill them all and replace them with the Terrestial Exalted - otherwise known as the Dragon-Blooded, much more in number and with elemental Exaltations passed down by blood, instead of Destiny's Merit.

    The latter group's plan was chosen."


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    "Are you sure? You would be guaranteed a good afterlife, could reach a position of power and wealth in this life, and you would be able to stay at any of our temples free of charge and get free food. But it's not very good, so it might be a good idea to use your wages to buy better." Madame de la Moy doesn't seem to notice the preperation to escape.
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    I can't help but notice noone asked the mortals about their opinion on the matter, Wenomir says, sarcastically. Looks like the common humans are playthings of the gods and Exalts back where you're from. Anyhow, now I understand. I agree that those Dragon-Blooded sound even worse than the other godlings. Like royalty cranked up to eleven. He obviously has a problem with the concept of royalty...
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    And what would I be doing for this temple? Jack definitely sounds skeptical. This sounds too good to be true.
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    "Oh, of course not. Remember, the Sidereals are cursed to believe in the infallibility of their Cunning Plans. Oh, did I mention that most people - not even Exalts - know the Siderals exist, forget that they do if they learn, and Sidereal hubris increases with the square of their numbers at a meeting?* And all the Siddies were in one place for that one. But the mortals aren't playthings - at least, without the Curse, they're not supposed to be. There are far, FAR worse things out there that would have them for lunch, if not for the gods at first, and then the Exalted."

    Shrike's drink arrives, and she takes a deep gulp.
    "That's better. So, anyway, the Usurpation. The Bronze Siddies killed all but a very few of the Solar Exalted, using the Terrestrials as their agents. Then they set up the Wyld Hunt to track down the rest, and to hunt down and kill them again every time they reincarnated. Those they killed to start with they imprisoned for a millenia in a magic pineapple under the sea. Including me. The Lunars fled, and so the Terrestrials have ruled ever since. And I'd say your assessment of them is accurate."
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    Wyld Hunt... I think I ran across those guys here in the Nexus. Long ago. Bastards, all of them. A funny coincidence, too, we use the same name to describe something entirely different back home. Anyway, you see, Curse or no Curse, I can't help but imagine that if you're a God-King ruling over hundreds of thousands of mortals who have no power, you can't help but see them as playthings. I've read about this kind of thing. He also takes a sip of his brandy. Debating with people using words instead of fighting with them using a sword is refreshing.
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    "Ah, but the Solar Exalted weren't supposed to be God-Kings. We were meant to be defenders, not rulers. The Curse is what led to the ruling, and all that followed from that. And yes, there was a Wyld Hunt here once."

    From Shrike's smirk and emphasis on the word 'was', Wenomir can probably imagine what happened to them.

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    Wenomir waves his hand. I can't help but point out the vast gulf between what is meant to be and what is. Giving incredible power to a select group of people on a random basis still sounds like a really bad idea to me. I guess it's a matter of perspective. I wouldn't like it where you're from, to be sure... but obviously, being a mortal, I wouldn't be able to to anything about it. He laughs.
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    "Thing is, as a mortal, you might become one of the Exalted yourself," she points out. "Depending on your prowess and the fickle finger of Fate."

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    The chance being... Wenomir frowns. Reading or not, mathematics still elude him. ...small. I mean, there're a couple hundred Exalted for the entire world inhabited by thousands upon thousands of people. What're the chances a particular mortal would get hit with one of those sparks? I might as well hope that Perun himself will make me his servant. Alright, I'm not sure Perun exists, so the chances for that are even smaller. But still.
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