Ragges is a spy employed by Kerowyn. As he knows their hand-signs, he was most likely a member of the Skybolts, her mercenary company. Kerowyn sent him into Hardorn to learn what he could of Ancar and his mages.
When Elspeth first met him. Ragges was described as "filthy and travel-stained, dressed like a peddler." (Winds of Fury) Much of what Elspeth thought was dirt turned out to be dye, make the man's complexion appear to be far swarthier than it was in reality.
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