the township of Riverthrough exists, until further notice, in a state of martial law. The following laws shall also be enacted:
Firstly, the town shall be placed under quarantine.
None shall enter the town, nor shall any folk leave the town.
The Westgate, the King’s Gate and the Tradegate shall be closed at all times. Guards shall be appointed to watch them at all times.
The South Way, the Silver River and the North docks shall be closed to all traffic, and all boats shall be turned away from the town.
Any townsfolk caught attempting to circumvent the gates, the walls, or the river shall be put to death.
Secondly, all silver shall be commandeered for the Good of the town.
Guards shall be appointed to search the town to confiscate this Needed metal, and endowed with the Necessary Powers to enter homes, businesses, warehouses, and other buildings in the Name of the Duke and the Good of the Town.
Townsfolk shall not need to be inconvenienced to bring their silver to Carvyre Keep. Townsfolk should present their silver at the front of their homes. Patrols shall make rounds daily in search of this needed metal.
Thirdly, all healers shall be summoned to Keep Carvyre.
All herbalists, apothecaries, alchemists, clerics, priests, and those elsewise skilled in the art of Healing shall proceed with haste to Keep Carvyre with their wares.
Townsfolk in possession of elixirs, potions, scrolls, and elsewise wares of Healing shall submit them, with their silver, to the daily guard patrols.
Fourthly, Broxley Grizzlejaw shall replace William Dakkenson as Captain of the Guard.
Sergeants and other previously high-ranking members of Dakkenson’s guard shall report immediately to Keep Carvyre and submit to questioning.