Captain Porthen is an ex-sailor judging by his scurvy ravaged mouth
" Aye, I used to sail the western ocean, all the way to the Gharb Islands, a land unblemished by the Claacos where there be riches for any man who can make the journey. Those scum bags at the shipping guild cheated me! Cheated me out of my boat! That’s ok, though, plenty of coin to be made farming out these pikemen. Can’t wait to get back out there to advance the cause!"