OOC/Signups It was a beautiful day. The sun shone brightly, the birds were singing, everyone was having a generally good time. The whole town of Loria, in the kingdom of Aliana, seemed to be alight with pure excitement. Many would ask why, but the answer was quite simple. A rumor floated around saying that the person who knew of the whereabouts of the Wishing Tree was coming to town. No one knew exactly what this person looked like, but they knew the signs to look for. The person always had a mask covering their nose and the rest of their face, but leaving the eyes untouched. The person also always went to the local tavern first, ordering for a flask to be filled with whatever alcoholic drink they had. So the town was alight as people started to search among the crowd and travelers quickly rushed to the town, hoping to meet the person. The tavern itself was nearly full of people. Different species from far and wide huddled in the room, wanting dearly to meet this mysterious person so they too may know where this magnificent tree was. Orcs laughed loudly as a few naga slivered about. A couple of werekin, scars littered on their faces drank heavily. A few elves, obviously disinterested, kept their sharp eyes on whoever seemed to fit the description. A couple of fairies flitted around the room as they seemed to pick on anyone and everyone they could find. The normally empty tavern was full of life, the owners were grateful. As they surveyed the large room, rushing to help anyone who asked. This was definitely a good day for business. Especially since it would only get even more crowded as the day went on. The owners, a couple of Kitsune who had lived in the town for years, were very happy as the only other time it would be this crowded was if the Prince Alexei himself was coming. In a shadowed corner, Yuki watched the happenings of the tavern, keeping a cup of alcohol in her hands. Most people ignored her for the most part, looking for the strong man that was suppose to know of the whereabouts of the Wishing Tree. She kept to herself, waiting for a more quiet opportunity to go up to the bar and ask for her flask filled. This was definitely the most crowded tavern she had been in so far. Hopefully they wouldn't all jump on her like the last time.