Bilgewater, Part 2The smog had been unusually thick around Kezan lately. Mount Kajaro had begun showing signs of slight activity, as it did on and off over the decades. Large plumes of the blackest smoke and ash reeked out hourly, and combined with the increased industrialization of the goblins, the air was so thick and sky so dark it practically blotted out the sun. The Horde's war efforts in Northrend, having finally started to settle down, meant one thing for many contractors of Kezan; less business. Many goblins found themselves with surpluses of unsellable war supplies, vehicles and ammunition overflowing their towns as the supply took a few extra days to bring to a halt after a contract expired. It took massive amounts of red tape to shut down manufacturing through any cartel, let alone ones overseen by Undermine itself. The goblin government was reluctant to end or slow production, as that meant less income to the state. With the rumors spreading about the end of days, as well as increasing tensiMore Like This
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The bells of The Maiden's Fancy bellowed through the decks of the ship as it came to a full stop at the docks of Booty Bay. The last of the few passengers aboard grabbed their belongings and shuffled to the pier. There were a few scattered merchants, adventurers and downright madmen among the group, all with their own agenda to implement in the popular seaside town. Three in particular were there for a "true" purpose. Two humans and an orc, clad in somewhat faded, yet still eye-catching, purple robes exited the ship with large packs of supplies. Immediately upon setting foot on the wooden docks of the town, they gave each other a quick nod and darted to the first major establishment they could find.
Back on the boat, the ship's final passenger was making his way off. A short goblin, shorter than the norm, muttered unintelligibly to himself as his flat feet loudly slapped the wood as he tromped to town. Unlike the business-minded goblins of the bay, this new arriva