You are all currently in the employ of Auguste, the eleventh Earl of Halebridge.
So why have you been hired? Well, a few weeks ago the Earl sent a considerable dowry to a neighbouring province, ruled over by another noble family, having agreed that his illegitimate daughter would marry their eldest son. Unfortunately, the small band of knights sent to protect the engagement gift never arrived. At some point during their journey they were ambushed and the dowry stolen.
The loss of valuable soldiers was a setback, the loss of the dowry even more so, and the fact that the arranged marriage fell through considered a disaster. However, worse news was that amongst the gold that made up the bulk of the dowry was a silver diadem, known as the Crown of Tears. This crown was meant to be worn by Isolde at her wedding and was emblazoned with three droplet-shaped di
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