Into the Breach
Gaston Alderidge is a popular wizard who travels the world helping lift curses, exorcise spirits and bless crops etc., in return for remuneration and fame. His magical abilities rival those of a child, however, and most of his miracles are nothing more than showmanship.
The troupe were referred to him when they were looking to get some analysis on the mysterious black liquid, but his expertise was limited, and he seemed far more interested in wooing Saorise than actually helping them (see Chapter 3).
The troupe attended a party on his boat whilst they were looking for Archie’s parents.