(For their prior travails see: Prologue: The Road to Ruin)
What goes on in Regensburg, stays in Regensburg...for now.
However, you can't help but notice Seighard bears a fine new shortblade and the profound mistrust the companions bear for all street urchins, female or otherwise, is palpably obvious.
It is murmured in some quarters that it is suspicious for these strangers to skip town, purportedly to travel into the Alps, in the dead of Winter. Suspicious indeed, given the spate of strange and grisly deaths amongst the less savory elements of Regensburg's citizenry, the disappearance of a leading Physician, not to mention the unexplained explosion on the third floor at number 14 Palatine Street.
Continued in Chapter 2, tommorrow.