Definitions for "Hireling"
Keywords:  mercenary, venal, wages, wholly, esp
One who is hired, or who serves for wages; esp., one whose motive and interest in serving another are wholly gainful; a mercenary.
Serving for hire or wages; venal; mercenary.
Keywords:  shepherd, sheep, false, concerned, care
a false shepherd who does not take care of the sheep because he/she is more concerned for what they will get out of the sheep
Keywords:  npc, pet, tasks, player, perform
NPC hired by the player to perform certain tasks, similar as a pet
Keywords:  ceases, work, job, paid, money
a person who works only for money
a man who is paid for his job, and who works because he is paid, and ceases to work when he is not paid
a follower - a subordinate character that follows you around and provides you with backup as and when you need it
a party member that you can include in your party and in turn is payed in gold