|Tunisia 1913: Major Etienne
Dufus has been summoned to Ben Geroot on the Tunisian / Libyan border at
the bequest of Minister Truffle. Dufus has arrived in Tunis by steamer
with his adjutant Otto Trinkmeister, one of his best Legion sections and
trusted scout The Red Shadow with four of the Shadows' Goumiers. He has
been briefed by Truffle and it seems that an interesting situation has
A notable leader of the Mojahidine
Guerilla forces in Libya, Omar El Muhki, has been captured while hiding
over the border from Libya at Ben Geroot. Italy has demanded his return
and the French Government has acceded to their request on the condition
it is done quietly near the border. Italy is to pay a sum of 67,000 francs
for his return and Minister Truffles' aide Saul Derriere is to attend the
Dufus' team have made their way
to Ben Geroot, and the Shadow has been sent to El Salami to make arrangements
for the exchange in the morning.
Saul Derriere has been escorted
from Tunis by a squad of French Sailors who have sent as his personal guard
and to escort the ransom back to Tunis.
The Italian Minister of Foreign
affairs has determined that this is a good opportunity to develop some
propaganda opportunities and has sent a film crew to document the exchange.