"You may be surprised to learn that I was not always the wealthy noble you see before you. It was not an inheritance or a grant from the ministry that got me where I am... it was honest, hard work! For it was I, Tahwaj Zing, that had the idea to import only the finest swords and blades from the famous Henge of Denravi in Tyria and sell them to the Canthan public for only a small, small, markup. True, I do not usually transport them myself, but the idea was all mine. Ideas are not easy, you know. So, need a sword?"