This badly-dressed man hitched a ride with the cultists on their trip to [[Waterdeep]], speaking at length only with the lead cultist. [[:jamna | Jamna]] has identified him as a [[Red Wizards | Red Wizard]] of Thay.
[[:garrett]] overheard Azbara …
A powerful [[Red Wizards | Red Wizard]], Rath Modar and his faction of Thayan exiles have allied themselves with the [[Cult of the Dragon]] for reasons unknown. The adventurers met him briefly aboard the flying Skyreach Castle.