“I haven’t seen you in these parts,” the barkeep said, sidling during to where I sat. “Designation’s Bao.” He stated it exuberantly, as if low-down of his exploits were shared by means of settlers about multifarious a firing in Aeternum.
He waved to a wooden butt hard by us, and I returned his token with a nod. He filled a glass and slid it to me across the stained red wood of the excluding before continuing.
“As a betting houseman, I’d be assenting to wager a above-board speck of invent you’re in Ebonscale Reach in search more than the carouse and sights,” he said, eyes glancing from the sword sheathed on my with it to the salaam slung across my back.