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.
"Like many seafaring mammals, mermaids tend to swim in pods, but it is not unusual to see them alone for extended periods of time. Although they always return to the nest when injured, after feeding, and to raise their young, mermaids tend to be very insular creatures, and enjoy time apart from their sisters."
Dr. Caulfield: Thank you for forwarding your friend's letter to me. Considering it was handwritten, I'm assuming that by now both Iz and the mermaid--or possibly siren--have reached Paris; however, I have to say, it's unlikely that there would be a nest here. The Seine empties into Le Havre, but its source is inland--between Montbard... Continue Reading →
Ms. Alighieri, I recently received correspondence from a colleague who is currently abroad. His missive depicts a horrific scene, but one that falls outside of my typical purview. I am providing you with a transcription of his letter, rather than subjugating you to his original, scrawling handwriting. No need to thank me. Dr. Matthew T.... Continue Reading →