You and Me and the Dragon Makes Three
Naive to a fault, he’s all the more charming for it. It’s hard not to like a man who is so clearly grateful for what he has without realizing how much he has.
Bartimeus has recently reached the point in every young nobleman’s life where he must take a bride. The least reputable prospect comes from low nobility, normally too low by far to join a lineage like the Bartimeus line. Exceptions can be made for families with such a terrifying amount of money as the line of Aliandrae Ladro. The Ladro family has been considered borderline synonymous with the Thieves guild since the city’s founding. Bartimeus is reluctant to join with someone with that kind of reputation, but the Bartimeus line is desperate.