In which the coterie, considerably larger, begins it’s journey towards the heart of Africa and finds itself guests of Gesu the Draconian and the Obertuse of Constantinople, and see the Archangel Michael for themselves….
In which the coterie of Zadruga track down thru the underbrush and tunnels the lair and source of the mysterious lights, only to lose him once again in the open, and then lose him more permanently when they discover his identity but not his purpose.
In which the coterie investigates Frederico’s claims of seeing an unearthly green light over the water, and instead find a sinister black boat deep in the weeds and chase a stranger through a tunnel into a cabin in the woods.
In which the coterie settles into Tirgo Mures and is given a new companion by a very powerful new ally. Church schisms are examined, a governor is interrogated, and a tailor’s son tells a ghostly tale.