Curse of the Crimson Throne
Erstwhile Korvosan guard, now a prisoner.
A former sergeant of the Korvosan Guard, Verik Vancaskerkin deserted his post during the riots following King Eodred II’s death. Leading a quartet of fellow deserters, Vancaskerkin oversaw a charity operating out of All the World’s Meat, giving away free meat to the city’s poor. Unfortunately, Verik seemed to be oblivious to the fact that has men were procuring a large portion of their product from the bodies of slain people.
When confronted by a well-armed and eager party of land-corsairs he was forced to face the truth of the situation and surrendered after a brief scuffle. Little blood was shed (in no small thanks to a well placed spell of Bungle.