I’ve nothing new to report, I’m afraid, although I have a very good reason for being quiet. I’ve been sent to the research dungeon. I hope this will result in a longer work, but in the meantime, I’m…Well, did you know how many things one can use to whip or flog someone? I thought the ten inch stone walls were to keep the screams concealed from passing ears, but I’m coming to learn that the sounds that need to remain secret sound more like ecstasy to me. I’m good at revealing secrets when the knowledge will benefit my readers. I’ll let you in on the inhabitants who exist here sub rosa as soon as I’ve finished my training.