Alabaster Palace of the Dao – Rooms 6 to 13

Chapter One of the Genie Palace Heist

The Alabaster Palace of the Dao, Rooms 6-7.

The Alabaster Palace of the Dao, Rooms 6-7.

6. Private Quarters (Negeen).

Wide stairs lead up to a domed round room with a balcony and windows of stained glass in geometric patterns.

Occupants vary d%: 1-25 dao (Negeen) and deva (Shaviel) are here; 26-50 only the deva is here, 51-00 empty. Room contains a bed, a small iron-bound jewelry box, a folding screen, a large mirror, and a wardrobe.

Treasure: 6 aquamarine worth 500 gp each, 5 red spinel worth 100 gp each, 5 citrine worth 50 gp each in jewelry box. Box is locked (DC 20).

7. Private Quarters (Kiana).

Stairs lead up to a large but simple room.

Occupants vary d%: 1-50 dao (Kiana); otherwise, she is in 3 with Ichthymbros, Iolena, or another dao. Room contains a bed, a nightstand, a jewelry box, and a wardrobe.

Treasure: 9 amethyst worth 100 gp each.

The Alabaster Palace of the Dao, Rooms 8-9.

The Alabaster Palace of the Dao, Rooms 8-9.

8. Private Quarters (Azarakhsh).

Wide stairs lead up to two large adjoining rectangular rooms, one partially filled with a quicksilver bath.

Occupants vary d%: 1-50 dao (Azarakhsh) is here; otherwise, he is in 15. Room contains a bed, a reclining couch, a quicksilver wading pool, and a wardrobe.

Important: PCs should take care because mercury is both poisonous and will readily dissolve gold and silver. The good news is that even the heaviest armored PCs or other heavy objects can float on its surface due to its density.

9. Private Quarters (Zarrin).

Wide stairs lead up to a large hexagonal room.

Occupants vary. Dao (Zarrin), medusa (Amatista). 9500 xp (medium). Zarrin keeps the guest book with him, as well as a key to the treasure vault. Visitors whose names are not in the guest book will be subject to the guards and wards of the palace. While dao have no need to bathe, there is a copper tub in this room for Amatista to indulge.

Treasure: 188 cp, 250 sp, 33 gp, 46 cp, 61 sp, 7 gp, silver ornate gem-studded chalice worth 750 gp, jade circlet worth 250 gp, opal-framed small mirror worth 25 gp, onyx small bracelet worth 25 gp, carved bone locket worth 25 gp, satin mask with silver thread worth 25 gp, carved bone goblet worth 25 gp, soapstone pitcher worth 25 gp, soapstone bowl worth 25 gp, key to treasure vault.

The Alabaster Palace of the Dao, Rooms 10-11.

The Alabaster Palace of the Dao, Rooms 10-11.

10. Guest Quarters.

Wide stairs lead down to a large ovoid room.  The room contains, among its furnishings, a copper tub filled with an iridescent green ooze

Occupants vary d%: 1-75 mind flayer arcanist (Icthymbros), gray dwarf attendants, earth elemental guard. Bed, chamber pot, pitcher, basin, copper tub, iron-bound chest, wardrobe.  The green ooze is (more or less) harmless.

Treasure: 79 cp, 105 sp, 14 gp, carved bone ornate gem-studded chalice worth 750 gp, glass statuette worth 250 gp, linen robe worth 250 gp.

11. Guest Quarters.

Wide stairs lead down to three adjoining octagonal rooms.

Occupants vary d%: 1-75 drow mage (Ioelena), 2 drow elite warriors (Elaith, Taegen), earth elemental guard. Three adjoining octagonal rooms with beds, chamber pots, pitcher, basin, copper tub, iron-bound chest, wardrobe.

Note: Ioelena can summon a shadow demon.

Treasure: 185 cp, 247 sp, 32 gp, gold elaborate brooch worth 750 gp, spider silk robe worth 250 gp, soapstone set of animal figurines worth 250 gp.

12. Servants Entrance (not shown).

2 earth elemental guards. PCs who spend a day exploring the mountain can find the servants entrance, currently guarded by two earth elementals.

13. Servants Quarters (not shown).

Elaborate tunnels criss-cross the fungal warrens of the myconid slaves who serve the dao. They will not attack trespassers. Larger creatures hiding here may attract a wandering purple worm.