If there are any documents about weapons belonging to the duchy, steal them away.
If it is difficult to steal, it is good to write a summary of the contents and send it…⌡

Even after that, the contents continued for a long time, but he wanted one thing from her.
Stealing weapons-related documents.
Of course, the letter was written in a special ink and had to be read by heating it in a candlelight.
She could read the true contents of the letter because she had Edith’s memory, but to others, it would look like a letter written by an loving father worrying about his daughter’s well-being.

‘Anyway, how did you know that I was managing the Duke’s documents?’

That meant that there was a spy from the Rigelhoffs in this family as well.
It was because there was no way Duke Ludwig would have bragged about it outside.

‘What… There must be a spy from the Ludwig family in the Rigelhoff family too, so is it a blood wave?’

She was a bit nervous when she first saw the letter, but she was no longer living on a leash with Count Rigelhoff.
So she immediately took out a letter and wrote a reply.

⌠Respected father.

(Long and long greetings omitted)

When I came to see for myself, the Duke of Ludwig is so solid and powerful.
It’s beyond imagination.
If you try to destroy them, you will have to prepare for extinction.
Besides, isn’t there nothing wrong with the Ludwig family in the first place?

Their title is the will and authority of His Majesty the Emperor, so why do you hate the Ludwig family? Besides, there is no justification for Archduke Langston to become emperor.
If this continues, he will be accused of treason.
Therefore, I think it is desirable to give up and develop Rigelhoffman’s strengths more with the protection of the Ludwig family.

Then I’ll cut it short.⌡

It was written in special ink, as Count Rigelhoff had done, so as not to appear too halfhearted.

‘Even though Count Rigelhoff wouldn’t be able to give up his ambition to this extent…’

It was enough for her if the Count gave up on her.
He was portrayed screaming and gnashing his teeth for being betrayed, but that didn’t bother her too much. 

It was one day when I was anxiously awaiting the reaction from the Rigelhoffs after sending the letter.

His Excellency the Duke is looking for you.”

“Huh? His Excellency the Duke?”

It was sudden and strange.
Duke Ludwig was so busy with the affairs of the imperial palace and the Duke’s family that it was hard to even see his face.
But why was he looking for her…

‘Somehow I feel uncomfortable…’

The fact that another knight besides Anna came to pick her up also fueled her anxiety.
But with no reason or way to escape, she adjusted her dressing well and followed Anna.

In the Duke’s office, not only the Duke but also the Duchess, Cliff, and Killian were seated.

“I heard you called, Your Excellency.”

“That’s right.
Sit there.”

The heavy air seemed to press down from above.
It seemed that something big had happened.

The Duke and Cliff’s expressions were heavy, the Duchess looked nervous, and Killian… He was pale.


The silent Duke called her.

“Yes, Your Excellency.”

“I will ask straight forward.
Did you leak the Duke’s documents to the outside world?”

“Pardon? Me?”

The Duke was looking at her with frightened eyes without answering.
It was as if he was convinced that she had leaked the documents.
She was a little embarrassed, so she didn’t even notice her mouth opening, so she looked at him face to face and came to her senses.

“No! I never did.”

“Is that so? Do you swear on your father’s honor?”

“I swear by my father, as well as by my honor and my life.”

The Duke’s eyes narrowed at her angry expression.

“Then you just threw your father and your honor to the ground.”

“What the hell are you talking about?”

The Duke tossed some papers in his hand in front of her.

“Isn’t this the document you organized?”

She picked up the paper he threw and looked it over.
It was a document related to purchasing weapons and armor that she had organized a while ago.

It is correct that I arranged it.”

“I heard you even organized the contents by drawing a table?”

“Yes, it is.
At the time, I was with the Duchess and Rise together, so they would know.”

“Yes, it is.
Everyone remembers…”

There was a faint sneer on the Duke’s lips.

“It’s true, Edith.
The documents are fake.”


“Everything written there is fake.”

It was absurd.
No, yes, let’s pretend it’s fake.
So what?

“There must be a reason why you ordered me to file fake documents.
I just did what I was told to do.
I’m not sure what the hell is the problem.”

“Edith Rigelhoff!”

The Duke screamed as if he couldn’t stand it any longer.
She was surprised by his booming voice, but even more surprised that he still called her “Riegelhoff.”

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