The Calamitous Case of The Rat-King Syndicate
Chapter 1: A funeral in the rain
A small body in a small box is carried along the Deadwalk and into Fassamillion Cemetery…
There are few folk there to bare witness but those who have come, have come with a purpose.
The night is closing in and the cold rain makes the lanterns hiss.
A lone piper plays a song so sorrowful that the birds fall into a lamentable silence.
An old priest, grey and croaking, speaks lifeless words about death and new beginnings.
Not all eyes are on the grave…