The Lavish Barrel
In spite of Nabak's meager size, Barak spared no expense building the Lavish Barrel. It is a large, two-story building with a stone base and white-plastered walls. The upper floor rests under the slanted, thatched roofing, giving some of the rooms a cozy feeling with that slanted ceiling.
The main room covers most of the bottom floor and is a large, rectangular room, dotted with round tables and chairs, with a row of rectangular tables on the right wall. Barak's kitchen lies to the left, at the back of the room, behind a polished, oaken disk, on which he serves food and beverages. Just behind this desk, on the left wall, is a small door leading to a small kitchen, where Barak spends most of his time making delicious stews, broths and even bakes bread. He brews his famous ale in the brewery, behind the kitchen. He also has an earthen basement, accessed from outside the tavern.
The second floor is accessed from a stair inside the leftmost wall of the main hall. The stair forms the ceiling of Barak's small storage closet in his kitchen. The stairs leads to a small entry hall, giving access to the communal bath room as well as the sleeping quarters.
Barak offers two levels of lodgings; you can pay a small sum to sleep on the floor in the main hall at night, after the tavern has closed. The tables will be moved to the walls, providing a relatively large sleeping space on the wooden floor. You have to bring your own blankets.
Or you can rent one of his sleeping cots on the second floor. Each room holds four cots and you share the space with others who have rented a cot. There's a small storage space next to each cot, allowing travelers to store their private belongings. With four sleeping rooms, there is space for sixteen guests in Barak's tavern, not counting the floorspace of the hall. The rooms are significantly more expensive than sleeping in the main hall.
Barak is an illim and the tavernkeeper of the Lavish Barrel, the only tavern in Nabak.
Nabak is the landing and primary outpost of the Kingdom of Khamad on Celenia. It lies in the border between the Katlhan Strip and the Hilly Heaths, nestled in a deep forest, called the Dim Grove.
The recently discovered continent across the Endless Ocean. Both a promised new land of riches and resources and the source of the Shadow Corruption.