The Alchemist Shop
Zhang Gue the Elder operates this cluttered shop. Tall over-stuffed shelves wrap the interior of the building. The myriad of goods stacked one on top of the other threaten to spill over into the isles. Large tables in the center of the room are likewise covered in rare and exotic ingredients and spices. A small parlor in the back of the shop is where Zhang Gue sleeps and prepares... [click here for more]
Plumes of smoke billow out of the chimney at this smithy, and the metal clang of hammer on anvil echoes down the street. Hanging in the archway above the work area is suspended a battered old shield with the emblem of the shop...as if the blacksmith working away on his metal wares wasn't hint enough to let you know this is a smithy!
A covered open air workshop is dominated by a huge blazing furnace... [click here for more]
Rich red lettering on a field of lucent black spells out Bubulak's Curio Shop. This interesting little emporium is just what every adventurer needs when they arrive in a new town. Gerion Bubulak has goods to sell as well as money to buy all those idols and jeweled daggers you just looted from the hidden frog temple!
Gerion Bubulak operates a thriving curio business. His small emporium has a large... [click here for more]
A stone relief marks the main column supporting the roof over the open air fish market. The relief shows two entwined fish with their heads facing each other. The true meaning of this sign is lost to antiquity; however, the clamor of the fishmongers leaves no doubt as to the actual purpose of the fish market!
Along the waterway, near the center of the city is the Fish Market. Each morning the covered... [click here for more]
The sign on the front door shows a pair of tattooed hands with jeweled bracelets and rings, the scent of exotic incense wafts through a high window inviting you inside...
The exterior of this multi-faceted building is painted a dark blue that matches the sky at dusk. Due to the dark color it is difficult to make out the detailing of the exterior, but closer inspection reveals small reliefs carved... [click here for more]
Hanging above this raucous tavern's front door from a rusty chain is an old pock-marked iron sculpture. Upside down in the repose of slumber, there are still small areas that show the original bright blue paint of this handsome old leather-winged bat.
This small tavern features a spacious dining area with several tables and a private booth for discreet meetings. The long wooden bar provides seating... [click here for more]
The Khan al-Koh-i-Noor Caravansary sits prominently on the outskirts of town. The rectangular building has a series of rooms that wrap around a central courtyard. Large wooden doors swing out to allow pack animals and carts into the interior courtyard where they can be unloaded, watered and fed. The rooms of the Inn provide private chambers for wealthy merchants and the stables are stocked with... [click here for more]