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Tripe’s History of the Great Fire

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”At The Gangplank, Bert the Screever and Emerson Lighthouse find an aged handbill left at a table where a newly regular customer sits and writes all day. ”
*”A Forgotten Document”

”While at the Mnemonics Institute, Brother Lapis writes a letter to his mentor Paul Nimbus in Ravila for details of the dosing protocol as used the enhance the curriculum at his own alma mater.”
*”Letter to Ravila”

”’Herodotus Tripe opens his history of the Great Fire of New Babbage. We see a sick child being transported to the Dunsany Institution in Clockhaven.”’
*Bone Fever

”’On the morning of the day that the Great Fire broke out, a boy named Thomas Chandler sabotages a foreign ship containing a clockwork marvel. His act is witnessed by a girl named Nelly Faulkner.”’
*The Amazing Chess-Playing Automaton

”’The drivers who delivered the sick child to Dunsany offer to give the institution’s nurse a ride home. They are commandeered by the militia while on the way out of Clockhaven.
*The Dunsany Institution for Social Reform

”Back in present time, Emerson finds Herodotus’ satchel, forgotten after a writing session at his favorite table at The Gangplank. He carelessly gives the satchel to Njal Edwyn in lieu of being able to give her an advance.”
*”A Satchel Full of Secrets
*image: ”If found, return to Herodutus Trip c/o The Porthead”

”And Brother Lapis is informed via fast courier from Ravila that the Church does not condone dosing children to enhance academic achievement.”
*”Official Correspondence

”’Dr. Joseph Foehammer writes to his friend Ezra Crumb about the progress of his work.”’
*A Letter to Ezra Crumb

”’Some customers are disappointed that Wally McNettle’s most popular pastries have all been bought for the Tripsa-Faulkner wedding.”’
*McNettle’s Bakery

”’The militia-men hunt for Thomas Chandler in the neighborhoods near the Palisade wall.”’
*Rutherford Commons

”At The Gangplank, Martin Malus is dismayed to learn that he is expected to drive Mumsy to the Square so she can have her Valentine delivered.”
*”Little Black Book: Mumsy’s Valentine

”Malus tries to get out of chauffeur duty. Emerson tells him he can have a half day off for every one of Herodotus Tripe’s lost documents that are returned, with the exception of Valentine’s day.”
*”The Litter in the Alley

”Mumsy has a box of buns delivered to her Valentine, Ezra Crumb.”
*”Honey Buns

”Brother Lapis begins his investigation of the dosing protocol.”
*”The Institute Rolls

”’Herodotus continues his history, telling how the students at the Church school suddenly fell to an unknown illness…”’
*The Rectory on the Telford

”’…And of the preparations for a Society wedding that same day.”’
*The Royal Oak Inn

”’The fire breaks out.”’
*Coronet Gardens

”Malus and Tobias the Morlock depart for the underground Dunsany complex.”
*Little Black Book: To Dunsany!

”Malus begins reading Dr. Foehammer’s journals, while Tobias tends to other business.”
*My Week in Dunsany

”Emerson uses the opportunity to search Malus’ room. Another of Herodotus’ faded handbills is found.”
*Perkins Frozen Water Factory

”’The brothers note the position of the fire and decide to move the students.”’
*South of the Telford

”’Another fire breaks out at the Royal Oak.”’
*North of the Telford

”Malus sends an offer of food and drink to lure Ezra Crumb to The Gangplank.”
*To Summon an Emperor

”Brother Lapis finds a former student survivor of the fire, which raises more questions.”
*The Banker’s Story

”’The fire gets out of control.”’
*The Great Fire

”’Something awful happens at the Dunsany Institution.”’
*The Worst Day of Her Life

”’Martha, Abigail, and Whiskey Jack are caught up in the fire”’
*The Great Fire, pt. 2

”’The Brothers take refuge from the fire in the canals”’
*The Grand Canal

”’Nelly Faulkner makes it to her family home in the Palisades”’
*The Palisades

”’In the aftermath of the fire, Thomas Chandler and Nelly Faulkner are held at the Dunsany Institution for their crimes”’
*The Black Guard

”’Martha Foehammer and Brother Kadmus, along with the sick students from the church school, also take refuge there”’
*The Cellar

”Brother Rudyard intercepts Brother Lapis’ mail and discovers he has been corresponding with a church inquisitor”
*A Messenger from Ravila

”He confronts Lapis with the evidence and demands an explanation”
*Under the Gaze of the Blessed Basil

”’Dr. Foehammer introduces Nelly to one of his previous patients.”’
*The Beautiful One Has Come

”’Thomas learns of his mother’s death.”’
*The Menagerie

”Malus plays nasty a prank on Ezra Crumb”
*The Royal Dinner
*The Imperial Suite
*Ezra’s Dream

”’Nelly falls ill.”’
*‘Twas the Night Before

”’Father Moonwall goes to the Dunsany Institution to check on the health of the students.”’
*In the Upper Ward

”’Ezra, Randall, and Whiskey Jack catch up with some recently orphaned children.”’
*Out on the Streets

”’Moonwall, finding the students healthy, insists that they leave the Dunsany Institution.”’
*Father, Father

”’Brother Pizarro learns that Dr. Foehammer conducted his serum experiments on his students.
*The Office of Revelations

”’Nelly, Martha, Kadmus, and Thomas are still locked in cells at the Dunsany Institution. Nelly recovers and is comforted by Martha.”’

”Tobias acquires a sheep from the itinerant shepherdess, Maggie.”
*image: Delivery for Tobias
*image: From the Little Shepardess

”Tobias visits Thomas, now a self declared prince, taking the sheep with him.”
*Tribute for Thomas

”’Gunshots at the Dunsany. Martha and Kadmus are hit by militiamen taking aim at Nelly.”’
*Ain’t No Monsters Here

”’Father Moonwall confronts Nelly, as Thomas falls ill to Dr. Foehammer’s treatment.”’
*Icy Black
*image: Nelly Faulker vs Father Ora Moonwall

”’The basement is quarantined, and non-affected bystanders make ready to evacuate the Dunsany Institution.”’
*Time to Go

”’Dr. Foehammer operates on his wife and confronts Ezra with knowledge of his affair with her.”’
*image: δικαιοσύνη
*image: Don’t mess with Nelly Faulkner

”Tobias convinces Malus to pay a call on Father Pizarro to discover more about his family.”
*Little Black Book: Old Teachers

”’Foehammer goes underground, and the Dunsany legend begins.”’
*To a Bright and Happy Future

”Brother Lapis begins to put it all together.”
*A Parlor Scene at the Gangplank

”Father Pizzaro reveals the missing journal.”
*The Missing Journal



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