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Hammari’s Fruit Tent (Petrichor 365)

20 March, 2023

One of the many colorful sights in the Open Market is Hammari’s Fruit Tent, a riot of bright colors, mostly greens, yellows, and reds.  Inside are piles and boxes of fruit.  All are arranged artistically around the central poles that support the tent.  When the tent is closed, it is magically sealed and protected, requiring magic or extreme physical force to get in.

There is a place for people to sit and enjoy their purchases in the tent, complete with bowls of water to wash off the juices and towels to dry one’s hands afterward.  Some merchants, but more often their spouses, meet here to buy fruit, obviously, but also to take a moment to relax in their shopping.  It is a good place for gossip and news, but mostly gossip. Read the rest of this entry ?

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