New king Francis II still waits his coronation, but can't wait to sneak out and visit Lola who just bore his bastard first son. As a rapidly spreading plague reached the castle, primitive preventive measures are taken according to queen-mother Catherine's instructions, but an adulterous courtier brings in his mistresses black death, which rapidly spreads among servants and noble courtiers. Lord Louis Condé offers his way out by boat to the king, who decides last minute against sending away his infant son with the mother. Condé warns Francis against Lord Stéphane Narcisse, who increases his vast land possessions around the castle by ceasing deeds from victims and allegedly faking others he has murdered. Bash has the hard-breaking task to enforce vital quarantine of visible, effectively death-marked victims, even page Pascal. Leith Bayard bitterly withdraws on his estate, as Greer clearly puts her family before their love. Lord Stéphane's son Eduard Narcisse meanwhile blackmails the ...
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