the smuggler’s bible


The baggage train that accompanies a top flight Tabellarius appointed directly by the admin council to a new posting comprises immense and extremely valuable resources. Logistics Officer Grazny gets her pick.

She sends three squads of veteran hobelars in tactical kit through the ruins under the palace. They return with a skeleton heavily abraded, consensus determines, by very sharp teeth.

However, the embedded comms rig they dig out of the battered skull is still transmitting. And there are very few signals, Grazny is informed by Zvonomir’s diffident security chief, that an honest to god big fuck fleet computer cannot trace.