There are a few full priests of Brawn in the village, of course, but the one in charge of the temple is Silver Plow. He's clearly a little uneasy about having a trickster in the temple, but he welcomes you nonetheless.
"We know the rituals to ask Brawn for a blessing to help our stallions work harder in the fields. They will be able to plow more land next year. We also know the rituals to ask the Strong One for greater strength for our warriors.
"We can't constantly perform both rituals, of course, unless we make the temple even bigger. So for now we can perform a continuous ritual for strength in battle and perform a sacrifice for greater strength in the fields when harvest and planting come. Or we could do it the other way around.">>409606
Right now there's just a few houses where some of the village's old mares and midwives live. They tend to know more about medicine than most others, and sick or injured ponies get taken to them.
You set up your tent over near their houses, but pretty soon old Firewheel, one of the oldest mares in the village but far from the quietest, approaches you.
"Get your house of death away from my home, you cretin! It's an ill omen to have a place like that next to a pony's house. Next thing you know, Nightstar will come and take us all to our next lives!">>409608
You tag along with Cauthon. Silver Plow speaks to you.
"We worship Brawn because he taught our ancestors how to plow the soil and tend to the trees, and our ancestors always loved him more than any of the gods. He is our protector.
"He gives strength to those who need it – the strength to till the earth or swing the craftsman's hammer or use the sword to defend your home.">>409607
There's a makeshift forge near the center of the village, but no elaborate smithy yet. The craftsponies – the goldsmiths, potters, artists and the like – have set up on the southeast side of the village, but they do not yet have much in the way of permanent dwellings yet.
Bluebird is usually considered the leader of the craftsponies. He's an ironsmith by trade, and you've worked with him before. Indeed, he taught you a great deal about ironworking.