19 Pharast 4708
Cressida Kroft introduces party to Vencarlo Orosini. A Cheliaxian diplomat named Darvayne Gios Amprei is trying to ruin trade negotiations for Korvosa, intending to buy property at a cutrate value. Devargo Barvasi, the King of Spiders, has blackmail on the diplomat, and Kroft wants it as leverage against the diplomat.
Party gets blackmail material after gold, effie’s armor, and knivsies games.
Blackmail turns out to be two illicit and specific love letters between Darvayne and Verania Tvastiox, cousin to Cheliax’ queen and wife to Darvayne’s superior.