Swordplay, scandal, and sex—welcome to the world of Tremontaine, a glittering new chapter in Ellen Kushner's classic Riverside series. This is the 8th episode in the third season of Tremontaine, a 13-episode serial from Serial Box Publishing. This episode written by Joel Derfner.On Esha’s advice, Diane speaks to Lionel about the future of their relationship. Florian attempts to have Tess killed. The debut of Rafe’s school does not go as planned; Reza offers him advice on how to proceed. Kaab heads to the Cocom compound to investigate Saabim’s murder.Welcome to Tremontaine, where ambition, love affairs, and rivalries dance with deadly results. A Duchess whose beauty is matched only by her cunning; a handsome young scholar with more passion than sense; a foreigner in a playground of swordplay and secrets; and a mathematical genius whose discoveries herald revolution when games of politics begin, no one is safe. Keep your wit as sharp as your steel in this world where politics is everything, and outcasts are the tastemakers.What did you think of the episode? Let us know in the comments or leave us a review on Goodreads.