The Secret Fates of Heroes
The obligation of subjects to the sovereign is understood to last as long, and no longer, than the power lasteth by which he is able to protect them.
~Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
Nikos’ diplomat and spymaster has countless pawns in Pendros’ political scene. His web of informants has eyes everywhere and those who scheme against Nikos or “forget” to pay their cut soon see the error of their ways.