The Devil's Own is a shipyard in the Docks district of the city of Absalom. The shipyard specializes in war galleys used by Absalom's navy and sold to the markets throughout the Inner Sea. Its owner, Lord Archych of House Dureanz is a loyal Chelaxian. He employs the worst thugs and pushes around his considerable weight at every opportunity. The machinations of Lord Archych and those of his rival Goodmiss Alidane of House Candren, manager of the Sea King Shipyard, are the main source of intrigue and violence in the Docks.