Insula a Tempus Edit
He wandered through the halls, his mind racing. In his hand he clutched the message that had just been delivered to him. His cousin, his cousin's entire family - even the infant daughter - dead, in an accident. He was the last of his clan, and the heir to the throne.
The events of the past several months raced through his thoughts. The "accidental" drowning of his sister; the disappearance of his uncle; the poisoning attempt on his own life; and now this... the fatal crash of his cousin’s carriage.
People had been flocking to his island with unvoiced fears. Rumors of bizarre, unexplained phenomena abounded. As yet, with the exception of the royal family, the populace had been unaffected; but, as always, the Lord opened his gates to the uneasy people.