Skeptic hadn't really been lucid since he woke up. The doctors kept mentioning "possible" brain damage. Except he was stabbed, not hit on the head. But I wasn't sure. I mean, he could have fallen down and hit his head before we got there. I didn't want to take him out of the hospital before he was healed just because I was paranoid.
But yesterday, he looked more lucid, so I gave him the laptop to see what he would write. He opened up a notepad and started writing:
I thought he was back to gibberish, but then I looked again and saw it. I saw what he was trying to tell me:
He must have seen the Stick and the Serpent on one of the doctors or nurses. I don't know what the fuck the Plague Doctor wants with him, but I got him out of there as fast as I could.
I let Tom O'Bedlam handle all the paperwork.