After dispatching the last of the thugs in the fishery, the quickly bonding strangers discover a sub level to the fishery. While Aaron and Nemos try to find a trap door down, Randisellimon decides to try swing from a rope to the basemen’s dock. A shark appreciates the failed attempt and almost kills him before he is rescued and pulled to the platform by Pavo. Having no success with finding the trap door Aaron and Nemos abandon the search in the fishery and attempt to find a way through a derelict ship enchained to the back of the fishery. Meanwhile Pavo decides to relieve his fallen comrade of a healing potion so that he can discover what lies behind a closed door in the basement. Upon the opening of said door Pavo sees Gaedren holding a rope attached to a young boy hanging over water. Gaedren attempts to get Pavo to relinquish his weapons by threatening to feed the dangling orphan to his pet alligator that quickly positions itself beneath. Pavo stalls for time as Aaron and Nemos find Randisellimon and heal him. Realizing his time is running short Gaedren releases the orphan and Pavo attacks the alligator. Pavo quickly defeats the alligator and goes after Gaedren as the others of the party arrive and help him dispatch the evil villain who had horribly wronged them.
After parting Gaedren‘s head form his body, the party hears the bells of the city tolling. a thorough search of Geadren’s hideout reveals treasure and information and when the party leaves the fishery they find the city in total chaos. While Aaron and Pavo rescue a downed marine of the Sable Guard, Randisellimon and Nemos save a nobleman from a rather upset mob. With the city falling apart around them, the party heads to the capital to return a broach stolen from Queen Ileosa Arabasti by Gaedren’s lambs.
The party meets Queen Ileosa Arabasti, returns the broach and gets enlisted as militia members of the Korvosan Guard. The meet with Cressida Kroft and get their first assignment: capture for questioning Verik Vancaskerkin.