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Following the week's hangings, Baron Northcrest delivered a short address to-day, his first since the shocking attempt on his very life! The gathered crowd were visibly moved at the sight of our Iron Leader, who much like his metal namesake, has proved unbending in adversity.
Though the Baron's speech was several hours shorter than his usual oratory, he maintained his plans for The City were "clearer than ever before, and more urgent." If only the hated conspirators could live to witness his indomitable spirit, then be executed anew!
Sadly the Lady Vivian, always a favourite among her loyal citizenry, was once again absent. The returning procession was cheered across the length of the Bridge none-the-less.