Gather up the other villagers and pool your money. You're going to need a fair bit of it if you expect to hire those guys to rid your town of the bandits / marauders / other mercenaries.
Wait, what? Yes, it's true. The history of the mercenary is fraught with good times and bad, and in the bad times the only thing to do is go pillaging yourself. You have to keep food on the table, after all. Listen along as we cover the first known mercenaries, some of the best known mercenaries, and the inspirations for a bunch of movies about mercenaries. You'll do best if you listen in groups of seven.
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