The Stockwood Scrolls
Druette “The Raven” Pentecost is a highly influential member of the Arcane Brotherhood, and the head of a respected Waterdhavian merchant guild. Although she appears to be a freckled, auburn haired 19 year old girl, in fact she is much older, as she uses her powerful transmutation magic to appear younger. She is a cold, calculating woman without an ounce of mirth in her, and she maintains that the Brotherhood is an organization of mages with an interest in improving trade in the North.
The Raven thanked the Heroes of Skyreach for the safe return of Maccath the Crimson from her imprisonment by the white dragon Arauthator, as well as for the return of the artifact known as Auvion’s Rod. She offered them a monetary reward – something which greatly insulted Bob the Hermit, who believed the artifact be worth far more than simple gold. Druette also pledged that the Brotherhood would offer to negotiate their services to the Council of Waterdeep to help fight the Cult of the Dragon, but it did not stop the sorcerer storming out of the meeting.
Druette indicated that she would give the adventurers two magic items as well as a substantial monetary reward if they were to secure three things for the Arcane Brotherhood at the next Council:
– An equal share of the wealth taken back from the Cult
– To be present at all major trade negotiations in the Sword Coast
– Exclusive rights to the Well of Dragons after it is captured “for research”
In the end however, the adventurers decided not to back the Arcane Brotherhood overtly, though the Council agreed to their demands for an equal share of the wealth.