Adolphus Stark’s shipping vessel explodes, Mercutio helps put out the fire while Thess and I chase down the arsonists.
After a swift, bloody, combat the team kill one goon and restrain the other. The restrained goon reveals that he took the job at the anonymous behest of the man in the black hood’s gang.
Mercutio discovers that Stark was attacked for his inability to pay the black hood’s protection fee. The black hood gang are moving on the protection racket.
Stark promises to pay Mercutio 3 shillings. The party delivers the cheesey wound flesh taken the day before to the sun society.