Lelu gathers herself up to her full height, squares her shoulders, deftly rubs the fangs and teeth adorning the ribbons in her hair and strides out from her room at Dougan’s. Today Lelu sets out to try and locate a kindred spirit in this backwater of a village.
Ebonwing tucked into her familiar satchel peeks out of the flap and quorks at her. Lelu throws him a glare. Once out in the open air and seemingly outside of earshot of others exclaims “Quit pretending you big faker, we’ve got work to do today! Speaking of work…” Lelu flips the top open on the satchel and pulls a flapping Ebonwing from his warm cocooned nest.
“You are going to watch those watching me. Pay particular attention for any owls in the area. If you see anyone following me or see that owl from before come to me immediately.”
Time for the first stop now that Ebonwing has alighted to the rooftops and trees to watch over Lelu. Lelu starts with the apothecary, Cornelius Junius.. Knocking on the threshold of his store Lelu politely awaits his reply.
(Lelu intends to chat up the old fellow and hope to bring up the topic in passing after he is amused and content with her company)
Gather Information Roll: 16
The second stop Lelu intends is a bakery, then town square, and finally Nina’s Oddities. The bakery is not only a place for gathering information but a place to buy a sweet for Antonina when Lelu works up the courage to speak to her. Even determined to broach the subject of men and infuriate her if it will reveal the knowledge sought. Lelu has a suspicion that Antonina may know more than anyone else in town.