Wow, turns out BOTH of Basil's sons are utter bastards (not in the literal sense, of course). I suppose I should be impressed but after watching their father's morally upstanding life I'm having some trouble wrapping my head around it.
And yeah, let me echo TC's sentiment: David out foxed Mehtar? With 24 intrigue!? I was practically drooling when I saw that stat! You're Komnenoi are some unbelievable combination of messianic wunderkind that have been given cybernetic super-brains!