Ancient Guild of Spicers
The Ancient Guild of Spicers is a prominent organization of merchant princes within Qarth. They battle for dominance in the city with fellow merchant groups, the Thirteen and the Tourmaline Brotherhood, and the nobility, the Pureborn. The Spicers own approximately twelve or thirteen hundred ships, including Sunblaze. According to Xaro Xhoan Daxos the Spicers are dissemblers and braggarts.
A Clash of Kings
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