Cradle of Ash
After a day spent hounded, Gavril welcomes the appearance of a cottage in the fog. Rain is in the air, and the night grows darker still.
Lorcis prepares a phonograph for an induction session in order to record Calberus's history in the ogre's own words. Discoveries are not always certain, and some voices can only be preserved as fading echoes in the mind.
Marleau hopes to visit a traveling funfair in Aspencroft, yet confronted by discouragement, he begins to question his desires.