Darkwill and his advisors pay a fortune for the private release of mercenaries, prisoners, and Reckoners alike, to be conscripted into the empire's warhosts. They became known as “soldiers-of-misfortune” and were sent to deal with tasks unworthy of a veteran warband's attention, as hostile nations were provoking rebellions all along the Noxian frontier.
One fleet of soldiers of misfortune is sent to Kalstead, a coastal fortress allied to Demacia that had rebelled against the empire. The surviving noxians there are allowed to live by Demacia after promising to leave Kalstead in peace. One of the soldiers, the Reckoneris granted the honor of being the personal guard of King Jarvan III.
- traveled to Kalstead with his father. Was present when was freed by Jarvan III.
- was freed in Kalstead and became The Seneschal of Demacia.