What Was Behind the Tsar's Peace Rescript
Story 4 of 12 contained in the collection - In 1899, Tsar Nicholas II issued a rescript calling upon all nations to disband their armies and mothball their fleets. It caused an uproar in Europe and chief among the questions that arose was who was really behind the move. V is curious himself and goes off in search of a client to pay him to learn the truth. He finds on in the Ottoman Empire.