Townmaster, Zap Branigan
Townmaster’s hall – read to PCs – The Hall has sturdy stone walls, a pitched wooden roof, and a bell tower at the back. posted on a board next to the front door is a notice written in common. It reads REWARD orcs near wyvern tor. those of a mind to face the orc menace should inquire within. the notice bears the town’s seal and an illegible signature.
No govt, but town elects a leader. Current one is Harbin Wester. Pompous fool. Intimidated by Redbrands, but claimes theyre “just a mercenary guild and not all that much trouble, really.”
Town hall has two small jail cells and Harbin carries keys.
Quest: Band of orcs have been making trouble east through triboar trail. 100gp reward for taking care of them.
Quest: Cragmaw castle.. Sildar is here and trying to bring law and order to Phandalin as an agent of the Lords’ Alliance. He wants to find Wave Echo Cave and help Rockseekers put it back into production and bring prosperity to the region again. Thinks Cragmaw goblins are the key to finding it. 500gp reward for finding the castle and driving away the chieftain.
Quest: Finding Iarno. Fellow member of the Lords’ Alliance, Iarno a wizard, disappeared around the manor two months ago. Sildar needs help finding them. Short, dark-bearded human wizard in his thirties.
Unknown to Sildar, Iarno is the leader of the Redbrands and going by Glasstaff. Once Sildar finds the truth, he wants Iarno imprisoned and brought to Neverwinter for trial, but rewards party 200gp for eliminating Redbrands.
If any PCs share desire to secure civilization, awards title of Cloak.