A Tale of Two Cities

The setting sun's blush on the Marquis' face suggests what fate awaits him?

Book 2 chapter 8

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The setting sun, and the crimson blush upon his face fortell a bloody death by stabbing. The stain also reminds us that on his rampant ride through the city, his coach was responsible for the death of a young boy..... and in turn, the Marquis.


The Gorgon had surveyed the building again in the night, and had added the one stone face wanting; the stone face for which it had waited through about two hundred years. It lay back on the pillow of Monsieur the Marquis. It was like a fine mask, suddenly startled, made angry, and petrified. Driven home into the heart of the stone figure attached to it, was a knife. Round its hilt was a frill of paper, on which was scrawled: "Drive him fast to his tomb. This, from Jacques."





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