Chapter 27: Skeleton

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Stirling Castle

Burnard makes some discoveries.

Charles spots a face from his past.

Arthar receives a distress call.

This week’s news story: Violent deaths of Stirling skeletons

changed to the alternative: Skeleton answers lead to new questions

A series of tests on a group of five skeletons found buried under the Royal Chapel at Stirling Castle have shown they were victims of violent deaths. Scientists reported a number of fractures, stab wounds and broken bones that would have proved fatal, but have been unable to explain the injuries inflicted on one of the male skeletons. One archaeologist stated “it was as though he had been sliced in two with an angle grinder, not a sword or an axe”.

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