The investigators answer the mysterious summons from Professor Smith, arriving at a bed-sitting room in Cheapside. There, they are told of an unspeakable idol, the Sedefkar Simulacrum, and the sinister powers seeking to control it. The Simulacrum is in fragments, scattered across Europe, and the investigators are charged with gathering the fragments so they can be destroyed at the Shunned Mosque in Constantinople. But the forces of madness and cruelty are arrayed against our intrepid heroes, and there’s no telling what lies ahead…
- Sarah (@sjhartsfield) as Ms. Elsie Vanguard, linguistics student at the University of London.
- Alexis (lexselzler.com, @LexSelzler) as Professor Lillian Adler, biochemist and University of London faculty member.
- Marisa (marisamohi.com, @GentleMarisa) as Ms. Vivian Vanderbilt, American entertainer and bootlegger.
- Amanda (amandastonebarger.com, @stonebarky) as Ms. Sally Donahue, reporter for The Times.
- Matt (upandtotheleft.com, @bishop186) as Mr. Neil Campbell, veteran of the Great War and comrade-in-arms to Professor Smith’s deceased son.