- The Trinsic jail is not someplace you would want to spend
a lot of time. It signals the end of normal life as you know
it. And the beginning of a long term of rotting in a dank,
musty cell, all alone. The guards don't even spend much time
in there. There hasn't been a reason to for awhile. Now there
The prison has gotten it's first inmate in quite
some time. A thief named Mikos, his sandy blond hair contrasting deeply with the black
clothes he wears, has been arrested and placed indefinately in the Trinsic jail. Officials
say they won't release him until he divulges information about what he did with the jewels
he stole, some 8,000 gold crowns worth of diamonds.
According to Mikos, he never saw the diamonds. He says he was
totally innocent, walking around in Trinsic, when suddenly someone spotted him and
recognized him as the thief who'd stolen the diamonds in Moonglow some time before.
"It's all in how I look." Mikos said. "Everyone
thinks I'm some kind of criminal. But it just ain't so."
No date has been set for the trial, but Mikos doesn't seem too
worried about it. "They'll never let me out of here. They've got it in their heads
that I'm some kind of criminal. I'll die in this stinking cell. But I'll never admit I
From the Town Cryer - The Journal of Ultima Online, Tuesday, March 24th 1998