Bad News

Old Bone gave an approving glance as the half-elf disappeared into hallway leading back into the kitchens before dropping two coins into the tip jar and the other two into the box.

His thoughts drifting for a moment as he collected another mug to wipe clean. An upwards glance catching sight of Isabel slipping out of a room on the 3rd floor balcony. One of the late night arrivals rooms, a merchant by the looks of him.

Old Bone pretended not to notice the girl taking the stairs two and three steps at a time before arriving in the common room.

"Morning!" She announced herself.

" Morning." Old Bone sounded back." Well girl, I've got bad news for yea and I've got more bad news for yea. What would you like to hear first? "

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