The worst part about writing characters who are smarter then you, its... well.. just that. They are smarter then you.
Right now Núbiel has devised a cunning plan (apply Baldrick's voice at own risk) to prove his new servent's loyalty, or better, to make it not a problem anymore.
But I'm terrified that my plan its actually pretty dumb and a kid would see trought it. I know the golden rule "write about what you know" and I know a lot about middel age politics, clergy, fantasy and magic, so I wrote about that. But I can't really write an whole fantasy book full of dull minded individuals.
Lets see how his plan plays out.