It’s just past 6pm, and time is running short.
Finja, Ulrico and Ernst Steurmann depart Magirius’s residence with great haste. Only just out the gate they bump into Magirius’s servant, Andrea.
She notices the blood dripping down the marble steps at the front door of the residence, and seeing that the others seem to be leaving in great haste, she quickly realizes something is dreadfully wrong.
Finja explains to her that she is in danger if she stays, and she needs to go now. Andrea proclaims that she had a message for Magirius, to be delivered only to him, of utmost importance.
She explains that Hieronymus Elster, a member of the Inner Council, had grown concerned about Teugen’s plans. He knew where it was taking place and wanted to inform Magirius, so he sought out Andrea...Read More