After several more hours the road leads up through the city gate. Nur-Shamash leads you through the busy streets and stops in front of a low doorway. He shouts a greeting, and a man comes out of the house. The men greet each other and Nur-Shamash introduces you. This man is named Ashur-bani.

Ashur-bani owns a textile factory in Ashur. He plans to join the group on the trip to Kanesh to sell his own cloth. However, his wife is looking for somebody to help her take care of the business while he is away.

Do you want to stay in Ashur, or go on to Kanesh?

stay in Ashur go on to Kanesh