Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)   Posted by DM.Group: 0
Stanislav Wolkov
 player, 76 posts
Mon 25 Mar 2019
at 22:58
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"I see, does that mean that you would be will to buy ... at a reasonable price of course, if I come across anything useful like that? I also have a portable lab, but sometimes it just not enough and I do not have a permanent quarters as of yet. Would you be willing to let me use yours ... for a price and would you be willing to sell finished goods on consignment basis?"

Stas pauses a bit to let the man digest all of that.

"Is there any place around here to buy/sell potions and scrolls?"

OOC: How long are we staying here anyway, if Stas decides to make something?
~ Zach Malford
 NPC e, 11 posts
 Business Manager
Mon 25 Mar 2019
at 23:09
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"Ahh. So then you're not really asking for the purposes of purchasing. This sounds more like a job interview in secret." Zach sounded accusatory, but he had a smile on his face. "Tell me what you can do. Can brew medicinal herbs? But poison?" He lowered his voice even though the two were alone. "I don't know if we should be sell that."
Stanislav Wolkov
 player, 77 posts
Mon 25 Mar 2019
at 23:14
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"Interview? No you misunderstood. More like a limited business partner. It increase your inventory at no additional risk."

Stas looks around the shop "Not sell poison? What are you talking about my good man? Half the stuff you are selling here is already poisonous if taken in improper doses/ How is a vial of poison any worse than a sword or an arrow? Both are weapons requiring skill to use."
~ Zach Malford
 NPC e, 12 posts
 Business Manager
Mon 25 Mar 2019
at 23:26
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"Your point sounds reasonable. A sword or poison is no different..." Zach repeated the words slowly to himself. "Just so you know... my employer is the Marshall Winters. He's a paladin, but I think he'll be able to see your point of view."

Zach turned from his spot behind the counter. He walked down to one wall and returned. He did not notice that he was pacing back and forth, "You'll need to speak with Kendrick directly. Limited partnership..."

"I'm his business manager. So I should tell you that he has another shop in Ringbridge."
He stopped pacing abruptly and leaned over the counter, "And I'm not supposed to say, but I think that he's planning on opening a third shop."

"You should meet with him... at the Dragon's Den.... No." Zach turned away as he realized something important. He turned back, "You should meet with him here. This shop later this evening. There's too many eyes and ears at the Dragons Den."
Stanislav Wolkov
 player, 78 posts
Tue 26 Mar 2019
at 00:01
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"Sounds fine. Till then I guess and thank you for your time and understanding. I will return later in the evening. Shall we say after sunset? Is that too early?"

Once the time is agreed on, Stas says his good byes.
Stanislav Wolkov
 player, 79 posts
Tue 26 Mar 2019
at 00:04
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
... Later that evening at an agreed upon time Stanislav comes back with Usatie following close behind.

"Hello!? I am looking for Marshal Winters."
Kendrick Winters
 player, 275 posts
 Marshal of Tusk Town
 Knight Paladin of Iomedae
Tue 26 Mar 2019
at 19:59
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
Zach was standing at his usual spot behind the counter. He looked up and seemed worried. Kendrick walked into the room from the back room. "I'm Marshal Winters. I'm afraid that Zach never got your name."
Stanislav Wolkov
 player, 80 posts
Wed 27 Mar 2019
at 00:20
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
Stas give the man a head bow "Good evening to you sir. My name is Stanislav Wolkov. I came earlier and made some enquiries in regard to purchasing various substances, herbs and medicines. I am also interested in a possibility of use some of your equipment for Alchemical purposes and also a possibility of using your shop for selling some of my manufactured items on concientment basis."
Kendrick Winters
 player, 276 posts
 Marshal of Tusk Town
 Knight Paladin of Iomedae
Wed 27 Mar 2019
at 01:46
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"I thought you wanted to invest in the business. Not interested in a consignment arrangement." Kendrick turned back to Zach. This was not what his business manager told him. "Is that all?"
Stanislav Wolkov
 player, 81 posts
Wed 27 Mar 2019
at 02:00
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"An investment would require you to open up your books and I would want to see what you would plan to do with the funds. So far, your sales pitch is lacking." Stas replied.
Kendrick Winters
 player, 277 posts
 Marshal of Tusk Town
 Knight Paladin of Iomedae
Wed 27 Mar 2019
at 06:03
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"I wasn't the one looking for an investor. My manager must have misrepresented me. I apologize. Guess we're done here."
Stanislav Wolkov
 player, 82 posts
Wed 27 Mar 2019
at 12:09
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"Sorry for the misunder standing. Thank you for your time. I will be taking my business elsewhere. Have a good night."
Kendrick Winters
 player, 285 posts
 Marshal of Tusk Town
 Knight Paladin of Iomedae
Fri 29 Mar 2019
at 04:57
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
Kendrick watched Stanislav carefully as he left. After the door closed, "Zach, get your men to follow him. Give me a report in a week."
~ Zach Malford
 NPC e, 13 posts
 Business Manager
Fri 29 Mar 2019
at 07:50
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"Yes, sir."

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This message was last edited by the player at 13:21, Fri 29 Mar 2019.

~Zach Malford
 NPC e, 14 posts
 Business Manager
Thu 23 Jan 2020
at 02:08
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
Zack looked up from his ledgers when the door of Winters Wares & Spices opened. "Hello. Can I help you?" Zach Malford is a man in his thirties. He was dressed in black and silver. A dagger sheathed at his side. A dark wooden symbol of the sun and sword was around his neck.
Kiera
 player, 115 posts
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 06:12
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
Coming through the door, she just... couldn't much believe it.

She knew she hadn't just spontaneously appeared, but for once... it was nice to have some answers other then 'hey, you were a foundling and nobody knows where you were from, just enjoy life and try not to dwell on it too much'.

But still... well, what an answer.  She hadn't taken a drink all the way over here, and, well... that was an accomplishment.

She still wore the same outfit- black leather breeches, a linen shirt, and a pair of boots, all with a knife on a belt at her waist.

Looking around the store, she seemed a bit... zoned out... as she looked around, but as her eyes lit upon the man with a ledger, she shook her head and took a few steps towards him.

"Uhm... sorry for the trouble.  You wouldn't happen to sell books here, would you?  I mean, I'm just looking for a few on some subjects, is all..."


She just kept looking over at the shelves, almost as if she wanted to start digging.  Maybe she needed a few more things, maybe she didn't.  But still...
~Zach Malford
 NPC e, 15 posts
 Business Manager
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 06:25
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
Zach had a smile on his face. But his eyes twitched when he heard the question on books. "Books. Um, well we have a few." He stepped around the counter and walked toward a small bookshelf. "But of course, we're still expanding. We've added several herbs already and we have spices. Lots of spices! Garlic, cloves, ginseng and of course salt."

"What type of a book are you seeking?"

Kiera
 player, 116 posts
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 06:45
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"...huh.  Just looking for a few to nose through, honestly.  Wanted to just, well... see what you had available.  Didn't think they'd let me go nosing around just anywhere and this place is closer to where I'm staying, is all.  I mean, I'm not one for just knocking on doors and asking if I can nose through libraries, for one.

Sorry for the disturbance, is the thing... just one of those days.  But as far as specifics, well..."


She just leaned forward and picked up one, tucking it under her arm, and then just leaning forward and pulling another one.

"...I think that ought to do it.  I mean, it's not like they'd let me into the libraries anywhere else, and there's not really a bookseller around..."


Her eyes looked around, simply trying to take everything else in.

"...so you specialize in herbs, and spices?  Have to admit I never thought Tusk would have a place like this.  Maybe someplace up in Brevoy, sure, but... if it works, it works."

Peeking out under her hands, she's gripping the two books rather tightly, almost as if they held all the knowledge in the world.
~Zach Malford
 NPC e, 16 posts
 Business Manager
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 07:04
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
Zach smiled as it seemed that the woman found the books. "Oh. So you found what you were looking for. That's wonderful. Master Kendrick will be pleased. And with your purchase, I will be able to convince him to increase his inventory." Zach smiled down his long nose. "Thank you. Miss..." He searched for the woman's name.
Kiera
 player, 117 posts
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 12:51
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"Kiera.  If it's the same Kendrick I'm thinking of, I've worked with him before.  He's a good man, all around- kind of intimidating, though.  Didn't know he owned this place- but spices?  ...huh.  Can't say I have much use for them, anyways- I don't really cook, myself.

But still, you never know what you might need.

How much for the books?"


She just looked at the rest of the shelves, trying to get a sense if there was anything else there.
DM
 GM, 3356 posts
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 13:07
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
One of the other customers, bumps into a  pile of glass containing preserved fruit -  and just about manages to catch them before they fall.

OOC: I normally suggest 'handing over a few coins'  rather than  getting into prices of things.  Your general expenses are paid by Henry and the Midmarch Chapter, or funded out of the proceeds of your business :) And I am lazy,  people asking prices normally means I get a PM, which means I have to research the issue and come up with an answer  :P
Kiera
 player, 119 posts
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 21:09
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
She dug around in a pocket, and pulled out enough, handing it over and then peering at the book spines as she dusted her hand off and flipped open the top one.

It seemed to be an introduction to alchemy, just judging by the contents, and her eyes flicked over it, a slight grin forming on her lips.

Then it was closed and switched with the other book, which was popped open to a random page- displaying a rather nice drawing of what could only be a selection of fae creatures.  Though that one was closed and stuffed under her arm again in a heartbeat.

"...yeah, these should do it.  I think I got lucky."
~Zach Malford
 NPC e, 17 posts
 Business Manager
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 22:37
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
In reply to Kiera (msg # 34):

Zach gave a reassuring nod. "Yes, Lord Winters owns this establishment here and in other towns dotted around the Midmarch." He just spied someone that almost dropped a glass jar. "Excuse ..." He rushed off to help the person and set the glass jug on the counter.

He returned to Kiera, "Ahh, yes. He has several business interests." He paused and looked at Kiera as if taking in her measure. "What are your business interests? Are you planning on a business as well?"
Kiera
 player, 120 posts
Fri 24 Jan 2020
at 23:08
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"I am, actually.  Don't really have the skills to run a store, though, but I'm thinking of a bar, actually.  Wanted one somewhere else, but Lakeside's getting all the action- lots of porters, lots of trainees, they'll all want a handy place to wash the dust out of their throats, so I figured why not?  Lord Winters can tell you if there's one thing I know about, it's things with alcohol in them.

Also figured 'these kind of guys and girls are kind of rowdy'- you know, not really the kind of people you would want to knock down the door of the Dragon's Den and take it over, and it keeps them from wandering all the way elsewhere to the Nymph or something if all they want to do is have a drink and can't afford much else for time or anything.  So I give them a place where they can be just a bit rowdy and loud and blow off some stress and they aren't carousing through the town giving Lord Henry a headache in more ways than one.

Figure there's a brewery opening, so I can at least source some ale from there as well as from other places, get some harder and softer stuff, some pretty girls and handsome guys to serve and pour, and some big guys and girls to toss the dumb ones out into the mud if they get a little too rowdy.

Maybe in the future I'll upgrade it to have rooms and a stage."


It had been a lot, but she had some pretty big dreams for it.
~Zach Malford
 NPC e, 18 posts
 Manager of Winters Wares
Sun 30 Aug 2020
at 15:51
Fuzzy: Winters Wares & Spices (Tusk)
"Let me know if there is anything else you need." Zach said with a smile.

End of this Scene