These gentlemen lived lives of ease in the Gold Quarter of Altdorf, and were sure that life was a great game for their amusement. Their families, eager to be rid of them, sent them into the wider world, where they either toughened up quickly or died. Those Outriders who survived from the original Noble Sons Abroad kept their name and their pistols, but gained perspective and no few battle-scars.
- The End Times Vol. II: Glottkin pg. 26.