In which Schtarz trusts Doctor Orgerd, Ditman is reluctant to let go of a perfectly sound theory, and Gorrion decides to appreciate good mead.
(The "told you" Schtarz refers to was all the way back on Page 81 (https://tapas.io/episode/1858900) when he argued that if the marshal were an impostor hiding under an illusion, Orgerd, being a magician, was bound to see through it.)
Unknown assassins hound the steps of Marshal Areghyr Deguisay, the supreme commander of the Halcian Republic. As the attack gets blamed on the neighbouring kingdom of Bereg and the senate cries for vengeance, Deguisay's surviving adjutants struggle to uncover the real enemy. Wish them luck, because nothing in Halcian high politics is what it seems - including, perhaps, Deguisay himself.
Meanwhile in Bereg, a court seer needs no magic to foresee a war her people can't possibly win…