Sham's Superior The Enemy Within
Formerly a councillor of Bögenhafen and head of the Teugen merchant house, Karl died in 2510, possibly of Purple Brain Fever. After this, his younger brother Johannes took over the family business, assumed control of the town council, and brought it under the influence of the Ordo Septenarius.
During the 2512 Schaffenfest, the party became suspicious of Karl’s death, and exhumed his grave in the middle of the night. Little remained of his body, but there was enough to suggest he had been covered in bloated boils.