A couple of things:
This is the first time anyone has said where our heroes are going to, beyond the train ticket to the city of Jostrenet. The Free Islands are halfway across the world, and were established by ex-patriots of the Great Republic at the end of the Accordance War, 50 years ago.
Colin “Temple” Templeton was previously seen, but not named, in 0046: Gareth’s Tale pt 1, along with the rest of the rag tag band of misfits off on some epic quest. He’s apparently doing well for himself these days, being the Archgeneral of the Free Islands.
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That’s it for now. See you fine folks next week!