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Not certain how you managed to get your hands on that item we discussed, but I'm more than pleased. I thought you'd simply wait until it was being transported from Castle Dour to its final destination, but according to what I've heard, it vanished right from their armory. I wish I knew how you were able to slip by the guards, bypass the portcullis, unlock the armory door and break into that dwarven puzzle-locked chest... you need to teach me that little trick some time. I've left your cut in the usual drop spot and might have another job for you soon.
- It is possible that R stands for Ri'saad, who is the owner of a trading caravan and is known to trade illegal and stolen goods for the Thieves Guild.
- Though not stated, it's possible that "the item" that the note discusses is Chillrend, as it is located close by the note and the note mentions that Mercer stole the "item" from an armory.