MAYHEM, A MASKED BALL, AND MURDER MOST FOUL! AGNES and ETIENNE enter the lair of the beast-sneaking into the palace of DUKE D?ALENCON, even as his agents hunt for them! But when a murder victim turns up in the court, will they escape notice or be drawn deeper into the labyrinth of disaster forming around them? All this and the return of a ghost from Agnes? past!