What you need to know before your trail
Emil Larsson is a sekretaire (bureaucrat) in 1791 Stockholm. He is a drinker, card player, and contented bachelor who enjoys gambling and similar risky pursuits.
But his bosses aren’t exactly happy with him and tell him that his position at the Office of Excise and Customs depends on him settling down and finding a wife.
One evening, a fortune-teller and proprietor of an exclusive gaming parlour tells him of a vision she has had: a golden path that will lead him to love and connection.
She lays an Octavo for him, a spread of eight cards that augur the eight individuals who can help him realize this vision—but he has to find them first…