Alienor and the Riders have a Council and part ways. One group to get LRF, the second to get Celeste Innocente.
What is the division? Shem and Hephestion follow Alienor and Jothama catches up with Penelope, who is racing after Celeste. Olivier tries to follow but is stopped by Alienor. And forced to join the expedition to join Philip Augustus.
[“Nothing has more power.” – ambiguous]
Lobar and Schimmelpennick follow the Riders along with Penelope. Their goal is to free Celeste maybe, but ideally to kidnap Reynard Darmattin. – i.e. kidnap the kidnapper – because Boulogne is about setting the border between France and Flanders.