Glishmad Hashilane was one of the wealthiest merchants in Illmarsh, a natural side effect of his propensity to collect strange and curious artifacts. His willingness to later sell these artifacts to strangers passing through town, when the other merchants would turn their back on that less known, was a direct cause for this. Yet Glishmad lacked careful judgment, and so his position was more tenuous than it was for his xenophobic competition.
Season Three: The Other Gods
Our heroes met the strange shopkeep when they first came to Illmarsh. Pretending to be poor fishers, they made only a tiny purchase of a wood-carved fish from the merchant.