|“||Well met, traveler!
You hold in your hands an amusing and insightful guide to Waterdeep - the metropolis of the North, the City of Splendors. This handy pouch-sized tome presents Volo's choice of the finest, most spectacular, and least known (but most desired) information about the people, customs, and locations in Waterdeep - ranked with a handy coin, dagger, pipe, and tankard ratings system.
- Ed Greenwood (February 1993). “The Game Wizards: Volo goes to town”. In Roger E. Moore ed. Dragon #190 (TSR, Inc.), pp. 81–82.