Kivley

Geography

City in Leilior that lies north of the capital of Aldasar. Kivley traditionally marks the beginning of the “Highlands” of Leilior.

Colors

Six alternating stripes of blue and white.

Stat Block

NG Small City

Corruption +2
Crime -5
Economy +2
Law +4
Lore +3
Society 0

Qualities: Pious (Torth), Prosperous, Rumormongering Citizens, Superstitious
Danger: 4
Government: Overlord (Lord Mayor)
Population: 9200 (10% Elf/Half-Elf, 8% Halfling, 8% Dwarf, 2% Half-Orc)
Notable NPCs:

  • Lorelei Nysmith (Lord Mayor)
  • Alasir Leith (Captain of the Watch)

Base Value: 4928 gp
Purchase Limit: 37,500 gp
Spellcasting: 5th
Minor: 4d4; Medium: 3d4; Major: 1d6

Taxes and Tariffs

Gate Tax 2 cp/person ; 5 cp/livestock
Duties 3% on all imports for sale
Harbor Tax 3 gp per day
Property Tax 1.25% annually

Money Changing

Money may be exchanged for any denomination for a fee of 1%. This fee may be avoided by members of banks and trade guilds.

Government

The city of Kivley is ruled by its Lord or Lady Mayor. The post is usually appointed by the Crown. The current Lord Mayor is Lady Lorelei Nysmith.

The Lord Mayor appoints all of the major positions in the city save those of the clergy.

The Lord Chamberlain presides over the city’s bureaucracy. This bureaucracy is devoted primarily to the maintenance of the city treasury and the collection of taxes. The Lord Chamberlain also heads the defense of the inner keep and is the keeper of all the city’s records.

The High Magistrate presides over the city’s court system. He appoints lesser magistrates for each of the city’s districts.

The Captain of the Watch presides over the city’s militia and local enforcement of the Lord Mayor’s law.

The Harbormaster presides over the city’s river watch and collects duties and tariffs in the Lord Mayor’s name.

Points of Interest

Kivley is known for its sizeable temple to Torth, the Lord Maker. It is located near the center of the city.

Food and Lodging

Inns

Cowherder’s Arms: A modest inn that caters to travelers of all sorts.
Blue Boar: A mean inn in the harbor district catering to rough folk of all races.
Queen Mother Inn: A comfortable inn near the market district that caters to those that like comfortable beds and good tune with dinner.
Trowel and Hammer: A modest inn in the city’s mercantile district.
One-Eyed Dragon: Modest inn near the city’s northern gate that caters to travelers.
The Exalted Jack: Fancy inn near the city’s center.

Cowherder’s Arms Blue Boar Queen Mother Inn Trowel and Hammer One-Eyed Dragon The Exalted Jack
Common Room 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp
Room (Private) 2 gp 1 gp 2 gp 2 gp 2 gp 3 gp
Suite (small) 4 gp 3 gp 4 gp 4 gp 4 gp 5 gp
Suite (Luxury) 20 gp 25 gp
Meal (poor) 3 cp 2 cp 3 cp 3 cp 3 cp 5 cp
Meal (common) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Meal (good) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Banquet (per person) 10 gp 12 gp
Bath (cold) 2 cp 1 cp 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp 2 cp
Bath (hot) 6 cp 3 cp 6 cp 6 cp 6 cp 6 cp
Stabling 5 sp 6 sp 5 sp 5 sp 6 sp
Laundry (4 articles) 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Mending (per article) 3 cp 3 cp 4cp
Strongbox (per night) 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Companion 5 sp 5 gp
Ale (mug) 4 cp 3 cp 4 cp 4 cp 4 cp 5 cp
Ale (gallon) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Wine (common/pitcher) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Wine (fine/bottle) 10 gp 10 gp 10 gp 12 gp
Liquor/Tonics (cup) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Taverns

Flying Firkin: A modest tavern near the city’s militia barracks, frequented by soldiers.
Ye Merry Ball and Chain: A dive bar on the wharves that caters mostly to scum.
Purple Dragon: A modest, “country” tavern near the city’s northern gates.
Wet Minotaur: A modest bar that caters to the clerks of the court and such near the city center.
Scarlet Goose: A small, common bar near docks.
Golden Chalice: A well-to-do establishment near the city center.

Flying Firkin Merry Ball and Chain Purple Dragon Wet Minotaur Scarlet Goose Golden Chalice
Companion 1 gp
Ale (mug) 4 cp 3 cp 4 cp 4 cp 4 cp 5 cp
Ale (gallon) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Wine (common/pitcher) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Wine (fine/bottle) 10 gp 10 gp 10 gp 12 gp
Liquor/Tonics (cup) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Meal (poor) 3 cp 2 cp 3 cp 3 cp 3 cp 5 cp
Meal (common) 1 sp 5 cp 1 sp 1 sp 1 sp 2 sp
Meal (good) 2 sp 1 sp 2 sp 2 sp 2 sp 3 sp
Banquet (per person) 10 gp 12 gp

Kivley

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