Chapter 6: Bounty of the Board

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After making themselves presentable in the room’s ornate lavatory, the two boys descended the dark granite staircase as quickly as they could, in great anticipation. Laughter and much talk greeted them at the foot of the stairs, and they were led by a servant through the parlor and into a spacious dining room. The room was circular in shape; paneled with mahogany planks set with rubies, which sparkled in the light of a crystal chandelier. Brass lamps in the shape of twisting serpents entwined flickering candlesticks, holding them in place. These lamps studded the walls around the room, distributing their feeble rays towards the ceiling. The roof over their heads arched upward in a dome shape, and it was covered in gold stars with a blue velvet background, appearing to be the night sky. A chain hung down from the center of the dome, supporting the crystal chandelier. In…

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