Shops are places where the adventurer may purchase equipment for his quests, and
where they may sell their treasure if they should manage to survive the perils
with life and sanity intact. Many shops trade only in a specific type of
merchandise. Thus, a baker may well refuse to buy your armor, even if it is of
To some people, the prospect of obtaining the entire inventory of a shop by
murdering the keeper may appear tempting - but beware: The shopkeepers are often
rugged, capable fighters; roughened by years of trading and, indeed, surviving
in a world where the only safe prospect is death in the end.