Lately, Dayport's administration has continuously increased the tobacco taxes on the grounds that the country has to accomplish duties and responsibilities and needs to ensure the capacity to act e... Read more
Lately, Dayport's administration has continuously increased the tobacco taxes on the grounds that the country has to accomplish duties and responsibilities and needs to ensure the capacity to act etc. bla, bla... But for all that, Dayport's city council is free with their spending. For example, they fund the Mechanists seminary generously. In the meantime, cigarettes are so high in price that no John Doe can afford them. On the other hand, nearly everyone in Dayport smokes and therefore there's a thriving black market. Slitty, Cutty's son, makes a living from smuggling cigarettes. The City Watch, Customs and Duty Dept., caught on to Slitty's business and put him in Cragscleft Prison to await trial. There are only a few days left before his day in court and for some nostalgic and sentimental reason, Garrett feels compelled to help Slitty, especially since Cutty died in this same prison. He can't let Slitty rot there only because of a few lousy fags. There seems to be only one possible way to rescue Slitty: Obtain legal packets of cigarettes with the official tax stamp on them, have them substituted for the black market ones in the evidence locker of the City Watch, and then wait confidently for the court case. But where to find these rare 'legal' weeds? The disgustingly rich cigarette producer, Lord J. must have tons of them. Garrett has gotten information from a secret source that the VIPs of an exclusive club of smokers will meet on Lord J.'s estate this evening... This sounds profitable! Garrett sets off...
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