Played on July 15th, 2012
May 8, 21 Years After the Departure (Atd)
It took the Chaunceys quite a bit of time to get ready. And then, when
they finally emerged again, Mr. Chauncey still looked way too well-dressed
to fit in the common room of the Witch. So me and Mrs. Chauncey convinced
him to borrow the livery of one of his servants, and he grudgingly
It turned out that Galtar meanwhile wanted to come along, as he had not
seen anything happen on the square. So after the last round of redressing,
we set out with the four of us to the Thirsty Witch.
Inside the Thirsty Witch, before I even had the chance to check the common
room for known NMU members, we were addressed by a man who led us up the
stairs to a back room. Chauncey obviously knew the man, but cooperated with the
quick entrance to a better place to talk. Inside we were introduced to
Winthorpe. Apparently Chauncey was a bit surprised to see Winthorpe there.
After the initial introduction though, Stella did not waste any time
asking after the amber stone -- or at least it became clear to us afterwards
that she was asking about that, for her exact question was "So, is she really
involved in all of this?", which Winthorpe confirmed. After some confusion,
we learned that they were talking about Dame Quelista of the Amber Tower,
a woman known to us only as a member of the Eraldirri Council. This was
surprising news indeed, and it explained quite a bit about the reaction
of both merchants to the stone of amber.
During all this, I wondered what the rest was up to at Mr. Etherington's