The Vampire's Mortgage
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Seagrum is a dwarf who gets things done. When the Magister of the Hue and Cry recruits him to solve a little problem that he has with vampires , it seems pretty obvious that he is going to get it sorted. The only question that there should be is how long he will take to do it and how long would it take Florencetown to get back to normal.
Seagrum is a dwarf of significant stature and prowess who has been recruited by the Magister of the Hue and Cry to deal with a problem that he has with vampires. The problem has nothing to do with the usual issues that vampires cause but rather it is the result of a financial transaction that they have set up with the human population of Florencetown. The vampires are the bankers of this fantasy world and in their pursuit of dynastic growth, they have latched onto the avaricious nature of the humans and have introduced a way for them to acquire things beyond their abilities in return for a promise of service.
Listen to Chapter I
Here we meet Seagrum for the first time in one of his shady deals with an unknown trader. Seagrum's deals are never a good outcome for the other party but as the title says, all things have a beginning.
The text reads much like any fantasy tale and that is intended. The similarity ends with Chapter II, so why don't you listen on.