Madeline loses l'Imperateur's favor. She and her father return home.
The Caged Beast escapes the sewers and terrorizes a neighborhood in Charousse before the Muskateers are able to kill it – its body is displayed publicly. The collar it was wearing goes missing, gossip abounds.
Facana's new "friend" Victor Leveque decides not to do business with her. She runs her free clinic, and attempts to help common women become literate through the teaching of home first aid skills.
Isabelle has some duels.
Zio writes letters, sneaks into the chapel.
Scarby is introduced somewhere/somehow.