The Seven Speakers
A middle aged man with bright red hair and a well trimmed beard. He wipes his hands on his leather apron as you approach.
Michael was born in a small village long since abandoned. When he was a young man, nearing eighteen years of age he met a mysterious elven woman that became his lifelong companion. Eventually they moved to Soldeus with their daughter.
Here Michael thrived as a shopkeeper, selling rare books, leather works, and dealing in money lending under the counter. As his success grew his elven partner become progressively paranoid and begin acting haphazardly when the Intricate Design came asking to take over his money lending business.
Days later Michael was stabbed to death by his partner.