26. Welcome to the Company of Fugitives

Musical Score: Valentine’s theme song, DJ Shadow, Nobody Speak Valentine’s mood is mild, tranquil by the time he reaches the Ceralac townhouse. A good thing, too. When Valentine enters, he hears Penelope wailing — wailing — and Xardic shouting. Footmen and maidservants are flitting up and down the stairs with basins of water and smelling […]