Aug 1897: Douglas acquires another mythos book at the low, low cost of only $600: .
Sept 1897: Elmer acquires a cool, new Native American leather wrapped tortoise shell ceremonial rattle. Oh, and some delicious pickled human flesh jerky.
Feb 1,1898: Angus agrees to terminate his pact with Frau Trude regarding that poor young girl and her eyes.
Feb 1: Frau Trude says good bye to Annie, reminding her to “take good care of my things”. Annie replies in pure Annie fashion: “You mean, my things!”
Feb 5 : Nikoli meets Betty Snife, and delivers a letter to Douglas from Mary asking for help in solving a mystery that she fears if she were to uncover the truth would bring back memories and anxieties that I have worked hard to suppress these last 5 years and 3 months.
Feb 5: Angus agrees to deliver a beautifully crafted pair of baby Dockers-style (leather deck shoes with flat soles) to Miss U’na Shea O’ Doule of Williamstown in exchange for winter boots for himself and his companions.
Feb 5: Annie introduces Edison to Mr. Loughman and his assistant Brady. Mr. Loughman exclaims “what a nice dog” and agrees that the dog must also have winter boots.
Feb 6 : the players plan to pick up their boots in the evening and then head to Bridgeport. Early in the morning (6 am) they must catch the rail to Easton, PA. Douglas will take his new mythos book. Angus will take his handcuffs and flashlight. Annie will bring Edison and take her blood-type analysis kit and binoculars. Elmer is concerned about damaging his new turtle ceremonial rattle, and will leave it safe at home – and, he has unfortunately already eaten all of the Australian jerky.