total lack of putrefaction

The Splintered Axe Tavern
The Great Woods
Southern Narnia

Lanisen sits at a tall table by the east window, talking with Niffum. He looks well and well rested in the early morning sunshine, though his left foot is still wrapped up and bootless under the table.

Niffum nods, “Pleased ta make yer ‘quaintance. ‘ave ya been in these parts long?”

Lanisen says, “Um– about, about a week now, I suppose? Meant to just pass through.”

Sombersigh enters the tavern from the inn, a satchel slung over her shoulder.

Niffum sits down tiredly and looks up in time to see the Marsh Wiggle come through the door, “Oh, ‘lo there Mistress Wiggle”

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bedside manners

The Splintered Axe Tavern
The Great Woods
Southern Narnia

You find yourself standing in a rustic tavern nestled deep in the Great Woods of Narnia. It appears to be much what you’d expect of such a tavern. It is not large, but there are several tables scattered about. They are rough-hewn, but clean. A beardless, young-looking dwarf can be seen behind the bar along the south wall, washing out mugs and taking orders from the patrons. The tavern appears to have a small but loyal clientele, made up mostly of talking woodland beasts.

There is a door behind the bar, but that appears to lead to private quarters.

A door to the west leads to the Inn, where travellers can stay for brief periods as they make their way from Archenland into Narnia or vice versa. The door leading out is north.

Lanisen is tucked away in a corner, trying to be invisible. This is made difficult by the massive black hound sitting on his haunches next to him, and also by the odd collection of walking sticks leaned up against the wall.

Crenna comes trotting into the inn, head to the ground. She seems like she is on a mission,

Lanisen sighs and reaches down to dig through the pack on the floor next to him. He surfaces with a notebook, which he flips through until he comes to a blank page. When the door opens, he glances up.

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