Traditionally it has always been a possibility that shops, if
left unprotected and neglected, could be targetted by thieves
and have their stock removed. Changes to shop storerooms
stopped this due to permission being denied to any enemy, #
despite the fact they may be stood there undetected with the
correct key in their hand.
So, to remedy this odd state of affairs, general protection
will soon be removed from shop storerooms. This will mean
that both city protection and the correct runes will need
to be used to ensure the owner can go about his legitimate
This measure has been taken because there are plenty of
safe places within Avalon these days, and there really is no
need to make shop storerooms safe when perfectly legitimate
skills can be employed to make them safe. If you own a shop
and don't know what these are, then seek a meeting with your
local friendly security advisor, the change will take place soon.
Written by my hand on the 26th of Midwinter, in the year 1006.