Maria bows her head and accepts the death penalty. She then has a last, quiet conversation with Richard. He passes her a flask which she screws up her courage for and drinks from. She crosses herself, sits down, and eventualls slumps, dead. As her slayer, Richard now inherits all her possessions, as per the rules of a Wizard's March.
Moving now to OOC: I could use some advice. I'm convinced this could be a fascinating Tribunal case--the idea of a Magus uncovering research that could endanger the order. What would be the best way to present this as a hook? The above is as a case brought at Tribunal after someone took action already. Another idea would be if the Bonisagus himself asks for advice from a PC in the group on how to keep things safe. What are your thoughts?