Rathene believed that her comrades had abandoned her and for the right price she would betray them. For this, she was bitter and lashed out at others.
Rathene was a half-orc mercenary who joined the Gray Patriots bandit group after they freed her from a labor camp near Phlan. However, she was captured by Knights of the Black Fist and sentenced to Grimshackle Jail. Rathene believed her comrades had abandoned her, but on the contrary a jailer was bribed to free her. However, an adventuring party there to interrogate her recaptured her.