Advocates of definitive occupation of the rebellious country dominated in the corridors of power all first half of May. In
effect, nobody contradicted them: Sofia Justina was eliminated from a management of Empire foreign policy, and its
supporters held a mysterious pause. In the Joint Staff at full speed there was a study of plans of resolute intervention. Very
few people from knowing people doubted that the ducal board in Narbonne is the way out, as a last resort, weeks.
All has changed on fourteenth of May when duchess Krimhilda unexpectedly appeared in Temisii svergnutaja. From an
easy hand of its capital publicists believed with own hand torn to pieces zveropodobnym the brother.
But here it has arisen again; temisiane, hardly remembering imperceptible, timid, constrained by every possible barbarous
conventions daughter Kruna, have been stunned, having beheld in Krimhilde the resolute, proud, self-assured woman-ruler -
and what rare beauty it looked in a wreath from magnificent platinum hair! And three days has not passed, as resourceful
reporters have created a heroic image of New Atalanty from the unlucky duchess, and some, especially zealous, compared
Krimhildu with most vlastitelnoj the Minerva. In newspapers wrote, as if Krimhilda has wonderfully escaped from claws of the
monstrous brother, and, great avatars which she did not get tired were unique to pray.
Having got out from uzilishcha, wrote capital newspapers, the lawful duchess has left not at once Narbonnu; no, at first it
own hand has punished murderers of the husband, noble patrisa Victor Longina. Usurper Varg, this monster in a human
appearance, under the version of newsdealers, has thrown on capture of sister of all henchmen, but it has dexterously
bypassed them and has found possibility to be pulled out to true friends.
That is in Temisiju.
For some time duchess Krimhilda became in amorijskoj to capital the most popular person, having eclipsed even the
Persian tsarevitch Astiaga with its scandalous mistresses. Reporters were built to it in turn for interview, newspapers
savoured details of heroic acts of the duchess in which, by the way, it has appeared is involved who other as Sofia by
Justina... Yes, yes, that! Someone's influential hands have interfered with this moment in process mifotvorchestva capital
reporters, and it uvjal, is literally immediately; it was necessary to the most zealous selectors of sensations pereverstyvat the
As to duchess Krimhildy, she should be perceived as a new reality - for whom sad, and for whom and pleasant! The
government, having recollected that Krimhilda not only a star of general attention, but also lawful arhontessa the country,
confirmed by the Divine emperor, first of all has protected it from harmful influence of resourceful newsdealers. Krimhildu have
lodged in the governmental private residence under Temisiej. To amazement of the officials arranging barbarous arhontessu
in this private residence, it has shown obstinate customs and has demanded an immediate meeting with the first persons of
On seventeenth of May it was accepted in Small Kvirinale by Tit Justin. From the very beginning the duchess has led
conversation in an aggressive manner. The sense of its ardent speeches was reduced to one: the Empire is obliged to
restore the justice trampled by mean pagans. As justice of Krimhilda understood returning of on narbonnsky a throne and
ruthless punishment to rebels. And if for the second Krimhilda it was necessary for the first necessarily was not so necessary
to Empire. Having listened to the duchess and having found its rather unbalanced person, the first minister of Empire has
decided to get off with foggy promises - and has there and then understood, whom has attacked: Krimhilda has immediately
declared intention to address to people's choices... And to tell to all of them! It was already very serious. Tit Justin has told
that is obliged to listen to opinion of a Colonial Office at first. In transfer with diplomatic on usual language it meant: destiny
narbonnskih Gauls Sofia will solve again Justina. Therefore persevering Krimhilda has demanded from the first minister to
arrange it is a meeting with the daughter. Tit Justin has declared that Sofia nurses the sick son... It at all has not confused
Krimhildu. "I will be glad to support my kind girlfriend and the patroness", - she has declared. To the first minister of anything
other does not remain how to promise a required meeting.