Politics is dirty. Piracy is just a little smudged.
Grif Vindh, Captain of the Fool’s Errand, has a problem: he knows too much.
He knows the secret behind the late Baron Mogra Tylaris’ untimely demise. He knows about the shadowy organization behind it. And now he knows about the contingency plan the late baron put in place, in case he was ever prematurely removed from the game.
The only rational thing to do with that kind of knowledge is to pretend you don’t know it. Naturally, Grif tries to sell it instead. It is generally agreed by everyone involved that this is when things started going horribly wrong…