Some Things You Do For Money
Or, Varric and the Women
I've written before of how Hawke and I met. About how, on one fateful day in the Merchant's Guild, a handsome and noble dwarf came to the aid of a damsel in distress and her dark-haired sister. Heh. But as with many things that have come out of my mouth, that's only half the story.
See, shortly after the blight in Fereldan, a new smuggling ring appeared in Kirkwall. It was run by a elven woman named Athenril, and it was starting to hurt Guild business. Naturally, Guild business is family business - my business - so I decided to do some investigating into this rogue element of the city's economy. Turned out the elf owed much of her success to a recruit bought off from amongst the refugees that were flooding the Gallows, and in time, I learned the new hire's name.
I wanted to see what made her so special, so saw to it she wa