Rhapsody Freehold

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This district is centered on a meadow in the southeastern quadrant of Lion's Reach County. Consisting of the Meadow of the Well, the Lost in Time Market , The Blue Boar Inn and the nearby Rhapsody Freehold, this small district is linked mundanely to the Rhapsody dance club via a rath found on the main floor. Currently under the Guardianship of John Balance, Ethan Sienna, and a Prismatic Dragon Bygone. The trio is charged with keeping peace there, as well as overseeing the safety and respectful use of the small balefire in the newly restored Freehold. It is guarded further by hired guards who patrol both the Freehold and Meadow, as well as the Lost in Time Market.

Freehold Information

Glamour Produced: 3 per Night
Court Affiliation: Neutral, Commoner
Protected By: John Balance, Ethan Sienna, Prismatic Dragon Bygone


Freehold Guardian

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No one knows when exactly the bygone came to settle himself at the Rhapsody Freehold, only that he's always been there. Sometimes you can catch a glimpse of him coiled around the roof, but more often than not, he is not to be seen. Some say he's just a rumor, a boogieman to scare people into being good around the freehold. Just be careful saying that too loudly, for you a crunchy and good with ketchup should the dragon allow himself to be seen! One thing is certain - the dragon does not put up with anything that disturbs him, or the place he has claimed as home. You are welcome there, but only if you follow the general rules of hospitality within his domain.

(The dragon may be portrayed by PCs within the limits of '+policy hand waving', or with staff approval on a case-by-case basis.)

Meadow of the Well

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Just outside the freehold is the large meadow where upon the top of the hill, is a wishing well. Many a holiday party is often held here, while Kith and Kin can be found picnicking when the Dreaming's weather allows. Nearby at the foot, is the Lost in Time Market where practically anything can be found.



The Blue Boar Inn

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This rustic, comfortable Inn and stable is located just by the Freehold itself. All are welcome to enter and partake of good food, strong beverage, festive music and the hospitality of Gliadrachan ni Gwydion.

Lost in Time Market

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The Lost in Time Market was conceived by Count Leras and Countess Ionae. The hard work and dedication from local allies, traders, and the local population originally brought the Market to life, and it is perpetuated by its Kinain and Kithain merchants (predominantly John Balance, Ethan, and Mr. Rodrigo Garcia) The Market is overseen by the local nobility, namely in matters concerning defense. The day to day affairs are left to shop owners and though taxes are collected for County (and Duchy) coffers, the environment is especially commoner friendly.


Shops of Note

A most unusual shop that occupies one of the largest lots in the northeast quarter of Lost in Time Market. Unlike most of the other stalls and storefronts, the merchandise that the ground-floor shop deals with is unique even by the standards of the Dreaming - its trade is in bespoke dreams (and undoubtedly nightmares) themselves. Contact its proprietor, John Balance if you have any inquiries or wish to consult his services.
  • Steeds Crossing Outpost
Several stalls have been set aside to showcase the mounts that come from Steeds Crossing Ranch, these days said stalls remain empty. Previously, the finest specimens produced were set aside for use by the army of the Duchy. With the chimera population having run wild and feral for many seasons, the freehold (now under the command of Ethan) is in the process of building back up and taming the breeding stock.