HONEST STUCKY'S STAKE. This cave is inhabited by an old miner.
Stucky, Neutral male human Fighter (AC 6; MV 12”; F7; hp 64, #AT
3/2; D Honest Stucky's magic pick or spear +1 to damage due to
strength; S 17, I 7, W 17, D 17, C 18, Ch 15; XP 1368)
is a friendly fellow. He has a long gray beard and is barefoot. He
wears a dirty gray shirt, deerskin pants, and Honest Stucky's
Magic Flop Hat. He calls everyone 'chum' and usually ends a
string of sentences with the tacked-on word 'buggy'. He carries
Honest Stucky's Magic Pick and an ordinary spear which he has
turned into a fishing pole. He has given gifts to the three
froglodyte wangateurs on this level and they have each given him a
giant frog skin pass on string which allows him to pass most
Stucky has staked a claim to this cave and he is looking for gold.
So far he has 963 gold crescents worth of gold nuggets. He also has
camping gear (bedroll, frying pan, waterskins, flint and steel ,
rope, and other necessities).
not attacked, he will invite the party to share a meal with him
(fish, beef jerky, beans) and he has a jug of low-quality moonshine
to boot. He will not share his claim to the cave but he found some
pretty blue stones (6 uncut sapphires base value 1000 gold crescents
each) which the party is welcome to, if they ask him nicely. He is a
good source of information about this level.