Here is my entry to the Misc. category, as well as my Merchant's Guild J1 build. Enjoy!
EDIT: Well its 6 months later so here is the backstory
.After a profitable season of trade, Sir Edwyn traveled to the capital to meet with the other council members of The Trade and Commerce Guild of Lenfald. After pleasantries were exchanged, the seven council members sat down to recount and calculate the past season's earnings, windfalls, and shortcomings.
"Well, I'm afraid our next item of business is a bit unfortunate," drawled the Falkenburg representative. "The guild has moved to pass a vote of no confidence our leader. We have decided that it is time for Sir Edwyn to step down."
Sir Edwyn Choked on his glass of wine, and shot up out of his seat. "What?! What for? And why wasn't I given an official notice?" He demanded, gesticulating wildly.
Staring determinedly at his feet, the representative said, "We feared that you would have time to prepare some sort of plot if you had forewarning. A coup de'tat, perhaps. The Reason for this vote is that we fear you are losing your touch; first the inadequate profit from the Loreesi Wood Exchange, and then the delay in reaching Garhiem."
Sir Edwyn slumped back down into his seat. thinking fast he asked "Is their anything I could do to redeem myself?"
"Well there is one goal of the guild that has not ever been met. For decades we have wanted to establish trade with the outlaws, though this would prove to be a great legal hassle. If you could accomplish this with out the government's knowledge, then perhaps we would reconsider..."