Room 53 - The Fountain
This roughly 40'x 50' room's solid stone and brick walls are covered in a high quality white stucco. Its light colored flag stone floor shows scattered chippings that might be from horse hooves (a DC 18 check - DC 12 after seeing the painting in the South Fey Hall- would reveal it is only three hooves). The ceiling seems out of place, about 19' up from the ground floor - or 11' up from the balcony - there is rough unfinished solid stone, that the up stairs on the balcony run into. One could imagine the room having a huge chandelier somewhere higher up at some point if it continued. For now it is lit by lanterns with continual flame that leave the very middle of the room and much of the ceiling somewhat dim.
The room is dominated by a 15' diameter marble fountain with the statue of a Kelpie on pedestal in the middle (someone making the unfortunate decision to use a greater restoration on it will restore it to flesh). The ring of the fountain is a bench, and clean towels are kept on the east edge, with a small basket on the ground next to them (see room 62).
The north and south walls are apparently missing doors that opened into halls (#54 and 63). The west wall looks similar... except a few feet down the hall it turns into a 10' diameter tunnel through stone (the same stone as the ceiling). To the east there are two sets of stairs going up to a railed balcony, with a set of stairs in the middle going down. The balcony is about 8 feet above the fountain level. The door to the east of the balcony opens to a 10' diameter tunnel matching the one to the west.
Going down there are three dark oak doors, the center of which opens into stone matching the ceiling and tunnels to the east and west.
There are four small garden areas with a variety of flowers, small flowering shrubs, and colorful mushrooms. Each is edged with a marble bench similar to the pool. Each of the garden areas is maintained by an Ellyll that will generally hide from anyone except another of their kind.
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The Ellyll (CR 1, Tiny Fey) and Kelpie (CR 5, Large Monstrosity) are from Izegrim Creations's "Twilight Fables". See D&D 5E - Twilight Fables Now Publicly Available! or contact @Sacrosanct to get a copy.
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Room 52 - East Worm Way
This 100 foot long hallway matches 78 to the west of the Fey Suite (and the missing Dwarvish Hall in ____ below). The hallway originated as the 10' diameter passage of a great purple worm or one of its kin. The floor was then widened by the Dwarves who lived where the Fey Suite to the east now is.
The west end of the hall has parts of a crumbled brick wall where there was once a gate that has long since been missing (A on the map) and then connects with the balcony doorway to the Fountain Room (53) of the Fey Suite.
The east end has an easily opened and easily secured portcullis and guard, and two heavy and easily barred steel doors with arrow holes sealable (all opening, barring, securing, and guarding from the other side; see #13). With Berghildr's presence providing much security from things further west, the doors are generally open of late and passage through the portcullis is easily granted to those who can be identified.
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