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You are adventurers of the Order of the Golden Fleece; some learned in the wizardly arts, some practiced sailors or sell-swords, all willing to explore these new isles for Prince Henry the Navigator, and for treasures magical and mundane.
The kinds of people that Alberich would talk to were the bullyboys, other sell-swords.
Following the knights, Andor estimated, were fifty or sixty sergeants mounted on horses and armed with lances and swords; another one hundred fifty men-at-arms carrying spears, bills, shields, and halberds; another eighty or so archers; and pulling up the rear, a general assortment of mot'ley humans, no doubt short-term levies and down-and-out sell-swords.
That low number was consistent with the Black Wing's own difficulties in recruiting many new sell-swords in the sparsely populated, isolated region.
He and Kemir, a pair of sell-swords, were going to stop them.
Thieves and brigands, con men and whores, sell-swords and assassins called Sanction home.