City of Thieves
“Thanks to St. Jon of Naponek for
another successful voyage.”
—River Captain Colten Steward
Location: On the south banks of the Dolm
Neighborhoods: Middle-class and lowerclass.
Common Businesses: Boat builders,
brothels, butchers, churches, fishmongers,
florists, inns, jewelers, ropemaker/netmakers,
scholars, taverns, warehouses.
Watch Presence: Moderate (Day); Low
Things to Remember: This district once
belonged to the wealthier residents of Dolmvay
and its stone buildings are some of the oldest
structures in the city. Think aging buildings in
poor repair, a bustling river market, and a few
wealthy families who either refuse or are unable
The Traveler’s Gate provides entry into the
River District. This gate is frequented by
adventurers, wandering performers, and other
travelers. The Traveler’s Road passes through
the gate and on to the lands of the north.
These docks see traffic from up and down
the Dolm River. The docks are named after
various species of fish (Bassdock, Troutdock,
Pikesdock, etc.) and are marked by a wooden
sign and carvings of their respective fish. The
docks lie about 10’ to 20’ below street level and
are accessed by stone staircases that hug the
The docking fee is 1 cp piece for private
vessels or 5% of the cargo’s value for merchant
vessels. An additional 1 cp must be paid for
every week after the first. All fees are collected
by an agent of the Harbormaster and all sailors
and passengers must remain on board until the
fee is paid.
Dean the Fishmonger
This small fishmonger’s shop sells some of
the best freshwater seafood in Dolmvay. The
first floor contains a shop in front and a
storeroom in the rear with a cellar below. The
second floor contains Dean’s private living
Inn of the 100 Year Flood
The Inn of the 100 Year Flood is a large wellkept
inn that is frequented mainly by
respectable crews and adventurers traveling
along the river. The first floor contains a
common taproom, kitchens, and several small
private rooms with a cellar below. The second
floor contains private sleeping chambers. The
inn serves Good quality meals. It is owned and
operated by Basil of Hillbury, who lives with his
family in a house down the street.
Fountain of St. Jon of
This large fountain is dedicated to St. Jon of
Naponek, the Patron Saint of Those Who Travel
and Work Upon the River. The fountain is
located in the center of an unofficial river
Blessings of Leandra
This florist shop is owned and operated by a
skilled florist known as Alana Fulsom. The first
floor contains a display room in front and a
workshop in the back, with stairs leading to a
cellar. The second floor contains the private
living quarters of Alana and her three
daughters. The shop is adorned with springtime
motifs and images of St. Leandra the Lady of
Blossoms. The gardens behind the shop boast
some of the fullest and most fragrant blossoms
in all of Dolmvay.
A Taste of Amherth
A Taste of Amherth is a vintner’s shop owned
and operated by Ermloch the Wine Merchant.
The shop boasts common and expensive wines
from all of the civilized realms of Amherth.
Ermloch is always happy to educate others.
usually at great length, about the history of
wines and the intricacies of wine-tasting
etiquette. Ermloch lives in a small apartment
above the shop.
Menagerie of the Fantastic
This walled compound lies close to the
District of Scholars. The menagerie is a
collection of stuffed display scenes, live animal
exhibits, and trained animal shows. The
Menagerie caters mostly to a wealthy clientele.
The cost to enter is 5 gp per person. A guided
tour is 10 gp per person.
The Menagerie is owned and operated by a
former adventuring fighter named Jarlos the
Brash. Jarlos hires adventurers to capture
specific exotic and magical creatures for his
displays, sometimes paying double what the
Adventurer’s Guild normally pays for such
animals (see pg. 147).