The Order of the Lantern
No-one is quite clear on exactly how Schmuel wormed his way into the order. There are rumours of course, always is. Blackmail? Someone high up in the order lost a drunken bet? Out and out bribery? Who knows? Even less understood is exactly where Schmuel came from, and how he ended up in the middle of an Order trial attempting to fleece some adventurers.
There are a few things however, that are abundantly clear: His name isn’t Schmuel, and he’s definitely in it for the money.