Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook

On Change leave the last few days (full moon). Returned to duty to find marginally less chaos than usual and only 4 murders, one already solved (as in ‘caught red-clawed standing over the body’), pretty quiet for a full moon. … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook

Things I learned from the good citizens of Scalentine today: If you’ve smoked so much cloud you can barely talk it’s a really good idea to then go to the city’s borders and stare at them for a while. You … Continue reading

Bitternut’s Casebook – Portal Sickness

The Wizard Mokraine turning up at the front desk is something I can do without, especially before lunch. Not that he’s a bad person, exactly. But he’s a far-from-entirely-sane First Adept Doctor of the Arcane with a habit of draining … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook – A Bit of a Puzzle

Every now and then, someone decides they want to direct traffic.  Not one of my officers, whose job it may be.  Some citizen just feels the urge to wave their arms and make the carts go.  Or, more generally, not … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook – Body of Evidence

After weeks of rain, everyone’s grumpy and dull. I’m almost hoping for something to shake my officers up a bit. But it’s never good when someone turns up at the front desk looking seasick. Especially if they’re with Officer Ranil, … Continue reading

Notes from Bitternut’s Casebook – Something Fishy

Hargur’s Casebook, Rivday, 16th of Prend Mid-morning at the Barracks and Prethin Claivitch turns up with his son Brolin, who is looking very sulky. The Claivitch family are old gentry; but Prethin decided to turn fisherman. “I found a ring … Continue reading