The Blackened Knot
The Blackened Knot isn’t the only gang in Scurvytown, nor the only one motivated by racism and fear of difference, but they are one of the most well known in the district—not well liked (even by those they claim to protect), just well-known. Their avowed reason for existing is to keep nonhumans out of Scurvytown and to raise awareness of how nonhumans are stealing jobs, women, and money from Freeport’s human majority. This reason translates into a gang that likes to beat up anyone different, engage in violence for its own sake, extort protection money from local merchants and families, and generally blame all their own shortcomings on others.
The group has gotten tangled up with the BN on several occasions: