Dear Ms. Alighieri, I've just read and re-read your harrowing account a dozen times. A curious case, undoubtedly. The nature of certain creatures, what draws them to one another, has always vexed me. The reptilian, avian gargoyle and the vicious, aquatic mermaid. What would draw these environmentally-disparate creatures so close together? The biology alone befuddles... Continue Reading →
"Dr. Caulfield: As much as I wish I could send better news, things did not go well yesterday. Iz is alive, but barely. I've been sitting in the Hôtel-Dieu all night, waiting for him to come out of surgery. No one else from the Wailin' Camilla made it out of the nest alive."
I'm afraid something's happened to Iz and his crew, so I'm going to Notre Dame. There's a priest there who might be able to help me figure out if the nest really is under Île de la Cité. Dr. Caulfield, if you haven't heard from us by tonight, send help.