They settled into [[Lore:Riften|
Riften]] for the winter, taking a cheap room in the slums. [[Lore:Barenziah|Barenziah]] joined the [[Lore:Thieves Guild|Thieves' Guild]], knowing there would be trouble if she were caught free-lancing. One day in the barroom she caught the eye of a known member of the guild, a bold young [[Lore:Khajiit|Khajiit]] named Therris. She offered to bed with him if he would sponsor her for membership. He looked her over, grinning, and agreed, but said she'd still have to pass a test.
"What sort of test?"