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Prologue: The quest for the libraryAnno Domini 1535: In Roggen und Bernstein, a small Germanic Lutheran kingdom along the coast of the Baltic Sea, within the royal palace, a celebration had gone awry.
“I… I worry about my sons lately a lot more than I used to.” said King Ottokar.
“With your wisdom, you have taught them well… Well, at least I hope so.” said Queen Katarina.
“My wisdom? It seems as if almost everything I once thought I knew has been proven wrong by now.” replied King Ottokar.
“Our son Gabriel shared with me a story about the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates the last time we met. The oracle at Delphi said he was the wisest of all the Greeks, and he was asked why that was the case. His reply was that it is because he knows that he knows nothing. It is a good thing that you recognize there will always be new things to learn.” said Queen Katarina.
“I do know nothing. I spent all of my time running the kingdom in the present and never had any t
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