Reluctant to return home to meet Lady Elizabeth's mono-syllabic speaking children, Armus, Richard and Eleanor journey to Arondel to prevent an assassination attempt on the king at the behest of a notorious liar of Armus' acquaintance. Meanwhile, Cedric recovers from a snake bite in a convent full of nubile young women who are anxious to be taught about worldly pleasures. Written by
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[Humphrey, a known teller of tall tales, tells the Greys of a plot to assassinate the king
What if he is telling the truth?
What if it rains emeralds? There are certain things in life you need not question, dear sister.
Perhaps, but we're talking about the king's life. We can at least consider the possibility.
And do what? Journey to Arondale and warn the king on the word of the village idiot?
The truth is the truth, even if it does come from the village idiot. I suppose we can go home and meet...