Derik RitterDearest Philip,Derik Ritter by Xaayer
I write this letter to you in earnest hope that it will sway you to my side and explain my recent plight. As you are undoubtedly aware, I have been incarcerated in Lord Byront's dungeon under the care of the head bishop under the charge of insanity. However, I hope that this letter will prove to you that despite how insane my ramblings may have been in recent days, they are all based in reality. Or as much in reality as possible.
You are aware that since I was a child, I suffered from long bouts of sickness and no natural remedy has presented itself to completely heal me of my ailment. I spoke with one of Lord Byront's subjects, who was well-versed in medicine, and he suggested that perhaps living from birth in the busy and cramped conditions of the castle was causing my sickness. He suggested I get out of the town and travel in the open air. At the time, the sickness was again waning, but I did keep his advice in mind in case of another bout. The sickness did return so