In 1794, Percy learns that the Dauphin has been kidnapped from an orphanage by a masked swordsman. Later, Robespierre receives a ransom note and directs Chauvelin to find and secure the boy.
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Citizen Robespierre, ain't it? Sir Percival Blakeney!
I know very well who you are.
So the Republic is selling off the family furniture to pay for more cannon balls, eh? Well done, sir! Wars are such expensive affairs. Who the devil can afford it now a days?
France has to afford it, if she is to survive. Good day.
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