Skull & Shackles
This tiny site is little more than a single large rock that juts out of the water near the southern end of Pangalley Atoll, but the location has earned its infamy through its sole resident, Crimson Clepsana (NE female merfolk bard 5/sorcerer 3), a beautiful merfolk with the tail of an enormous red snapper who can often be found sitting atop the stone when the Screaming Reaver is leaving or returning to port. Residents of Fort Benbem know to steer clear of Heavywater Perch for fear of falling prey to the enchanting merfolk’s captivating song, which has lured more than a few unwary sailors to their deaths. Captain Coal-Dark has informed her crew time and time again that any man or woman found staring at the sensuous Clepsana while aboard the ship will receive a dozen lashings from her wicked cat-o’-nine-tails, and she uses moist kelp to plug her crew’s ears should they have to sail near the singing merfolk and her perch. Some of the crew members wonder in hushed voices why Coal-Dark doesn’t simply take care of the wretched seductress herself, while others go so far as to suggest that the ruthless captain harbors a secret love for her ocean-dwelling rival. None of these rumors have reached Coal-Dark, for proponents of such whispered gossip know that their punishment would be gruesome indeed.