Cog, obviously still with a hang over, grimices and wryly says "Yeah. Great to be here."
Cog goes and hangs on the deck rail.
Shortstone replies "They didn't seem like they wanted a fight. Just tryin to intimidate us and such. They seem surprised that we weren't cowed by them. As soon as we showed a willingness to figjt, they backed down. Sandara and I eventually figured how to barricade the door though the lock was broke. Well baracade tonight. I think well be okay, for now."
Cursewell says "No other pistiols amoungst the Wormwood crew either...well, except for the four that went missing. The ones you were accused of stealing...remember? As far as I could tell the shhots were in the face and the back. The powder burned the skin pretty bad too."
Going back to examining the candle, Septa realizes he has seen one before, on the desk of a Justice of the Peace in Riddleport. Under arrest for vagrancy, the fat justice demanded a 10 gp bribe or the case would go to trial. "And this candle of truth will insure the facts come out". You, being guilt of many other crimes, chose not to test the power of the candle, and paid the bribe.