Tipping the Scales of War
A wizened halfling from distant eastern lands runs a bakery whose half-dozen tables provide the village’s only communal gathering place. Old Bede can usually be found by the fire pit, smoking an exotic pipe as he strokes his long gray mustache. He is an excellent source of information regarding the village, though his accent is heavy. Bede keeps accounts for the villagers who spend their evenings here, trading his goods for labor.