Linaras, 15th day of Reapember, 432 AC
First Watch falling 17
Famous Weaponsmith Seals Deal With Knights of Solamnia
by Heine Stick, Staff Writer
PALANTHAS – Daerion Ei Klioro sealed a historic deal with the Knights of Solamnia last week when he became the sole supplier or weapons and armor to the ancient knighthood. Daerion owns several smithies throughout all major cities in Solamnia.
The smith, famous for the incredible quality of his weapons, has worked together with the Knights of Solamnia for years but always in steep competition with rival smiths. Neither the Knights of Solamnia nor Daerion will comment on the specifics of the deal but Daerion did express a feeling of joy and satisfaction.
"This deal is very important for me and my staff. We have always prided ourselves with creating top quality weapons and armor and this deal is certainly a pat on our shoulders. I mean, these are the Knights of Solamnia! I will not get into the specifics of the deal, but I will say that both parties will profit greatly from our cooperation."
One of Daerion's most ardent rivals was outraged when we presented the news to him. "This is a blow to the trade as a whole! The deal that you claim has been made will kill hundreds of small smithies who supply local Knights of Solamnia. I cannot believe that the Knights have willingly signed such a contract," said Thorgar Troat.