A negotiant is a servant of the death aspect of The Five. They are inevitably men who wander Aesedra. They are readily recognisable for their tattered raiment and haggard features. They have the ability (some say curse) to see into the spirit world and can commune with ghosts and other spirits of the unquiet dead. Quite logically, they are shunned by most folk of the empire, who view them as harbingers of doom.