The Emporium is a circus, opium den, and whore house. The employees of such a unique organization learn how to survive by protecting there clientel's secrets and keeping them preoccupied.
The Emporium doesn't support its staff in anyway, however they
are in an unique position at the center of the town
– +2 Knowledge (local history)
– +2 Diplomacy Check with clients
– Access to debilitating drugs and poisons
The circus trains employees with unique skill sets
– Thief-Acrobat (Complete Adventurer)
People come and leave the Emporium constantly. The only thing that is expected of former employees is that they keep their mouths shut, preferrable far removed from Diamond Lake.