Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring.   Posted by GM.Group: 0
GM
 GM, 408 posts
Tue 3 Aug 2010
at 03:57
Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring
The Adel Ring houses the most powerful and influential people in town. Mansions set in walled gardens surround the north, south, and west sides of a central park, while the east side is occupied by smaller town houses of the slightly less wealthy citizens and visiting nobility (ooc: North on city map is actually towards the river instead of straight up). Nearly all of the houses have large stone posts at the gates to the grounds, on which are displayed the symbols of the owning families.

The mansion of the Steinhagers has their family symbol of the barrel marked with an 'S' posted at the gates. (ooc: It's the one at about 10 o'clock on the town map that borders the entrance/exit to the ring)

The ring is a quiet area, free from most of the bustle of the faire. A few servants can be seen going to and fro on various errands. Groundskeepers can be seen through some of the gates, tending to the lawns and inner gardens of the wealthy estates. Mostly, however, it is a quiet area of the town on this mid-afternoon day.
Connor Dugan
 player, 279 posts
 Human Vagabond
Wed 4 Aug 2010
at 02:53
Re: Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring
Connor sits near the center of the ring, looking toward the house with the S. "So, we wait for someone important looking to come out then follow then?" Connor asks Otto as they wait.
GM
 GM, 412 posts
Wed 4 Aug 2010
at 05:19
Re: Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring
The thick shrubs and decorative trees coupled with the distance make observation of the Steinhager mansion unfeasible so Otto, Connor, and Randulf take the next best option and take up position near one of the park's gates. From their current position they can see the rooftop of the mansion and have a view of who is coming and going out of the gates of the walled Steinhager estate.

After about 45 minutes of watching and nobody coming or going from the estate, a patrol of four watchmen approaches the surveillance team. The men are dressed in kettle helmets and padded leather jacks underneath yellow tabards bearing the town crest. Two carry halberds and the other two have studded wooden truncheons stuffed into their belts.

As they walk towards you one of the men in the lead calls out, "Hey! Come here!"
Connor Dugan
 player, 280 posts
 Human Vagabond
Wed 4 Aug 2010
at 11:50
Re: Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring
"Good afternoon Good sirs!" Connor says with a smile and a wave, approaching the men, "What can I do for you?"
GM
 GM, 415 posts
Wed 4 Aug 2010
at 21:43
Re: Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring
"You can start by moving along," the watchman says with authority. "The families in these homes don't like strangers hanging about and the park is for their private use only."

"You don't belong here," a second watchman adds while eyeing the common clothing of Connor the vagabond and Otto the Rat Catcher.
Connor Dugan
 player, 281 posts
 Human Vagabond
Thu 5 Aug 2010
at 12:50
Re: Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring
Connor reaches into his pocket and retrieves the handkerchief. "We are waiting for Herr Steinhager. We found his silk hanky and we are hoping for a reward."
GM
 GM, 418 posts
Thu 5 Aug 2010
at 17:19
Re: Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring
"Then you better go find him at his office or go deliver it to the gates over there," the first watchman says.

"Move along," the second commands.

"If you're still here when we come back around the ring you'll be arrested for loitering," the first watchman says.
Otto Kliest
 player, 156 posts
 Human Ratcatcher
Thu 5 Aug 2010
at 18:43
Re: Shadows Over Bogenhafen The Adel Ring
"Well then good day chaps..."  Otto moves towards the offices.