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  • Di Famiglia

    Miro climbs the stairs in the old villa, crosses the large gathering room and nods to the two guards standing outside the double doors. One of the guards opens a door and slips in, to return a few seconds later saying, "He will see you now, my Lord". …

  • bestiary

    p{color:violet}. Herein are illustrated several of the exotic inhabitants and beasts that are to be found in various regions of the New World. An expedition to these distant lands will provide confirmation of the existence of these wondrous creatures. …

  • A Bottle of Wine

    %{color:lightyellow;font-family:Fondamento}"Ah Francisco there you are, let me pry your nose out of that book and join me in a drink"%, Miro sets two mugs down and pours from a bottle of wine. %{color:lightyellow;font-family:Fondamento}"Well... my …

  • A Semi-Triumphant Return

    %{font-family:Canterbury;font-size:1.25em;color:darkgoldenrod}30th day of Decimus, 1668 AV% The assemblage rises as the Marquesa glides into the dining hall. [[:elena | Lady Elena]] smiles magnanimously to the surviving members of the expedition as …

  • The Dagger

    %{font-family:Canterbury;font-size:1.25em;color:darkgoldenrod}15th day of Decimus, 1668 AV% %{color:lightyellow}"Captain, we need speak."%, Miro says after knocking on the door. %{color:lightyellow}"Yes, Miro. Do come in. Have a seat."%, the …

  • The Silent Treatment is Understood

    %{font-family:Canterbury;font-size:1.25em;color:darkgoldenrod}2nd day of Primus, 1669 AV% Francisco scans the documents laid out before him, trying to avoid the temptation to glance up every time the young woman at the next table shifts position or …

  • A Unsympathetic Letter of Thanks

    %{font-family:Canterbury;font-size:1.25em;color:darkgoldenrod}24th day of Primus, 1669 AV% A light knock at the door rouses [[:francisco | Francisco]] from his studies. The candle has burned almost to its stub, and the evening twilight that had been …

  • A Solemn Request for the Magister

    %{font-family:Canterbury;font-size:1.25em;color:darkgoldenrod}17th day of Julius, 1669 AV% Francisco follows the servant to the large house serving as the Governor's quarters and offices, annoyance warring with trepidation at the summons. p(. %{ …

  • Giuseppe di Pietragalla

    When [[:francisco | Francisco Velázquez]] was in Vodacce, Giuseppe insulted him, impugning Francisco’s ability to please a particular courtesan, both financially and personally. Francisco challenged Giuseppe to a duel, and won. Afterwards, some people …