It was just an ordinary day in Korvosa. Trade flourished in the market , the rich caroused in the heights, the poor looked down from their shacks in the shingles, and four adventurers gathered to change the fate of a city.
The four of them had all received a strange message, written on the back of a Harrow card. “I know what Gaedren has done to you. He has wronged me as well. I know where he dwells, yet cannot strike at him. Come to my home at 3 Lancet Street at sunset. Others like you will be there. Gaedren must face his fate, and justice must be done.”
Gaedren Lamm. Thug. Murderer. Drug pusher. Gang Leader. Parasite. He’d made enemies of a great number of Korvosans over the last 4 decades, but these four were different. Oskar, Pious, Fingon and Varis gathered at the address they had been summoned to. The house belonged to a Varisian fortune teller named Zellara. After Oskar had helped himself to more than his fair share of ale (and moldy citrus fruit), she explained why she’d brought them together. Gaedren had recently stolen her deck of Harrow cards, and in return for confronting him about it, he murdered her son. Zellara believed the adventurers had what it takes to put an end to the man’s murderous ways, and trusted them to do so.
As a token of faith, Zellara performed a harrow reading for the group. Her reading told of a coming time of great peril. Of malevolent intelligence, secret plans, social graces and a malicious intent. It’s probably nothing though right? Nobody believes in this stuff anyway!
After questioning Zellara, the adventurers headed to 17 Westpier. The abandoned fishery and home of Gaedren Lamm…