News of growing conflict in central Germany has reached the frontiers of Mieczyslaw.
Empress' banners seen in Hesse-Homburg.
The reports of an army marching flying the colors of the Empress has been at the top of discussions in every drawing room and ballroom of the spring.
Hunting parties are reporting lower numbers of members as many young men are drawn to the towns to either muster or learn of the details of these rumors.
The szlachta have not issued any formal comment, however an Army of Observation has been assembling in the Percussion Hills, clearly preparation steps are being taken and the parade of arms earlier this year has quieted fears of many that the Duchy is not at least prepared for the warclouds on the western horizons...