Swordplay, scandal, and sex—welcome to the world of Tremontaine, a glittering new entry in Ellen Kushner's classic Riverside series.
This is the 4th episode in the second season of Tremontaine, a 13-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. This episode written by Joel Derfner.
Diane begins to gather support for her bid to become duchess in her own right. Rafe uses Arthur in his quest to find Will. Micah, confronted by Diane, wonders if the duchess is a secretly a mathematician. And after a strange encounter with a shadowy Riverside criminal, Kaab fights her first professional duel.
Welcome to Tremontaine, where ambition, love affairs, and rivalries dance with deadly results. A Duchess whose beauty is matched only by her cunning; a handsome young scholar with more passion than sense; a foreigner in a playground of swordplay and secrets; and a mathematical genius whose discoveries herald revolution when games of politics begin, no one is safe. Keep your wit as sharp as your steel in this world where politics is everything, and outcasts are the tastemakers.