Fandom

Forgotten Realms Wiki

Mother Tara's Festhall

20,947pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Mother Tara's Festhall was a banquet hall in the town of Shadowdale.[3]

GeographyEdit

Located on the western side of the Shadowdale Trail, Mother Tara's Festhall was situated between Mane's Manor and Hammerhand Bucko's house.[3]

AtmosphereEdit

The two-story dwelling specialized in fine wines, good food, gaming, and sundry other "divertissements" for the traveler or the merchant.[1] Prices were ten gold for an evening, which included a sumptuous banquet, dancing, singing, and the opportunity spend additional money at the gaming tables, or the hired help.[3] While the Zhent occupation, the festhall became a dirty brothel and most of the frequent occupants area mid level officers, who spent their time and money gambling.[2]

StaffEdit

The festhall was owned and operated by the halfling, Mother Tara, who kept a honest establishment and was proud of her reputation. She was backed up by Briig, who was said to be a flesh golem with an illusion spell placed upon him, which was a lie, but one that Mother Tara used to her advantage.[3] Most of the gold earned from customers was repaid to the Zhentarim in the form of heavy taxes.[2]

HistoryEdit

In 1359 DR, one of Mother Tara's girls turned out to be a weretiger and was slain by one of the Knights of Myth Drannor, Florin Falconhand.[3]

During 1374 DR, the Zhentilar took over the vale of Shadowdale and utilized all the surrounding area, including the festhall.[2]

PricesEdit

  • Banquet hall could be rented for 10 gp per night.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Richard Baker (1993). The Dalelands. (TSR, Inc), p. 45. ISBN 978-1560766674.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Richard Baker, Eric L. Boyd, Thomas M. Reid (July 2007). Shadowdale: The Scouring of the Land. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 143. ISBN 07-8694-039-5.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 Ed Greenwood, Julia Martin, Jeff Grubb (1993). Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting 2nd edition (revised), Shadowdale. (TSR, Inc), p. 23. ISBN 1-5607-6617-4.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki