The Othertown is a settlement at the crossroads of the Material Plane and the Fey Otherworld. A place where the mundane meets the magical, where fey pretend to live as mortals, and mortals turn strange.
N Large Town
Corruption +0; Crime +0; Economy +1; Law +0; Lore +2; Society +2
Qualities fey denizens, strategic location, weirdness magnet
Population 4,000+ (2,500 fey living like mortals, 500 gnomes, 500 other humanoids , 500 intelligent animals and magical beasts, plus countless gremlins, sprites, pixies, and other fey entities that come and go without pretending to be humanoid citizens)
The Mayor (LN Fey)
Constable Dvyrwyn (LG Fey Paladin 4)
Lady Of The Questionable Morals (CE Fey)
Base Value 2,200 gp; Purchase Limit 15,000 gp; Spellcasting 5th
Minor Items 3d4; Medium Items 2d4; Major Items 1d4
Children are vanishing from the nearby mortal settlements and farms with traces and hints leading to the Othertown. Is someone capturing humanoid thralls a highborn fey? Is some monster abducting them to fill its pantry? Or maybe a careless but not ill-wishing entity is just looking for friends to play with? Is it really not malicious, though?
A bold merchant leads a caravan into the Othertown and beyond into the strange lands of the Otherworld and looks for guards, guides, and people capable of dealing with fey. Preferably non-violently, unless absolutely necessary. It would be a bad move to kill the potential customers on the first foray, after all.
Lady Of Questionable Morals is playing a new game with her favorite nemesis. The constable needs a group of deputies to disrupt her operations. They need to infiltrate one of her dens of iniquities and gather evidence that will help thwart it, and maybe, just maybe, expose the Lady for the villain she is.
The Mayor decided that the Othertown needs a statue of an Owlbear. Obviously, this means that some brave heroes need to capture one, bring it back to the city, and turn it into stone in the right place, and right position!
A dragon attack was reported near the Othertown. Is that another of Lady Of The Questinable Moral's ploys, or is that an emergency that can be only dealt by having her negotiate with the dragon?!