Wow! Your ability to extract news about Thakria's internal affairs is amazing! It's almost as if you have your own access to her newspapers and heralds.
Of course, it's entirely possible that Orestes tipped you off, or the news reached you by some other means, but as the other cities refuse to let me read their proclamantions, I am unable to say.
No matter - the darkness is rising, and when it comes I fear that even puckering up will not save you. I could be wrong though, as I am inexperienced in these matters.
Verity, New Guy
Written by my hand on the 6th of Midwinter, in the year 998.