Chapter 395: Shadows and Swords
Thales had never heard of Crassus' name before, and he could not understand why Stake's expression had changed so suddenly...
...but he knew who Stake was.
During the night six years ago when Dragon's Blood was launched, it was this man who stood in front of the Archduke of Black Sand Region while radiating with happiness to negotiate back and forth with the infamous Chapman Lampard for the rights over the Prince of Constellation.
He and the forbidden organization he belonged to played an indispensable role in the unprecedented coup that brought upheaval, whether it was the time Thales was nearly assassinated outside the fortress, Archduke Poffret's despairing confession before his death, or even during the terrifying moment when the Born King was beheaded.
When he thought about it, he realized that this group was involved in all of them, and it stunned him.
They were terrifying and omnipresent, but also mysterious and elusive. Every time they appeared,