Fralco the Halfling
Fralco the Halfling knows Manalesi. He explains to him that the Chief of Manalesi's village was killed and his wife captured and sent to slavers. They were heading to Marg. He managed to escape the slavers in Quodeth but was tracked down.
Now he has found a home in the Tower of the Black Flame with the party and looks after the place when the party goes away.