- Main article: Books (Thieves Guild)
- Location: The Serpent and the Senche in Abah's Landing, Hew's Bane
- Author: Ventilias Proximus
- Collection: Hew's Bane Bookshelf
- Quest: The Long Game
Once more, Zulgukh fails me! One of his loose-lipped idiots must have sold out our arrangement.
I need more bodies! Better they are worked to the bone, which is why Zulgukh's offer was so tempting.
But this "Cosh" fellow has blackmailed Zulgukh to come to No Shira Citadel—headquarters of the Iron Wheel! If Zulgukh doesn't play this new merchant lord's game, how long before the Iron Wheel is knocking at my door?
I won't die in this stinkhole. The Cult of the Black Worm will take me in, I'm certain of it—I just need a few more souls to prove my worth ....