The spies are coming. Governor Sim has gone too far and earned the attention of the king, who's sending people to see what's going on in Sim's district. The only thing? Sim is four steps ahead of the king and those spies don't know what they're walking into.
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310-Norse Sagas: The Maiden King
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309-Scandinavian Folklore: The Enemy of my Enemy
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