Physical Items

Excalibur

Observation #1

This is a letter opener in the shape and design of the fabled Excalibur.

Forge Instructions

Observation #1

The forge is set up to be hotter than normal by using charcoal instead of coal.

Observation #2

On the back are diagrams of how the device operates.

Hank's Autopsy

Observation #1

Cause of death was exsanguination (bleeding out).

Observation #2

He was literally stabbed in the back.

Observation #3

Partial, severe calcination on head, right shoulder, and right arm.

Observation #4

Ethanol was found in his system.

Observation #5

He was extremely intoxicated at the time of his murder.

Observation #6

Coarse sand was found on and in Hank's pockets.

Observation #7

Body and facial abrasions caused by sand were created postmortem.

  • The killer dragged Hank through some sort of sand after murdering him.
  • His body was relocated either in an attempt to destroy it/evidence in the forge or to purposefully frame Sam.

Observation #8

Other items found in the forge were a shirt, cape, pants, and boots, along with more sand.

Observation #9

It can be deduced that Hank was thrown into the forge headfirst.

  • Head was severely charred
  • Body was slightly charred

Observation #10

The small intestine sustained severe injury.

  • ruptured and multiple lacerations

Jousting Practice

Observation #1

"Make sure to make sure". lol

Observation #2

The jousting pit has sand.

Observation #3

This means that Hank was dragged through the jousting arena on the way to the forge.

Letter from Art

Observation

Haha, so she'd rather we be hexed or cursed instead of her. Lovely.

List of Faire Duties

Observation #1

Hank's favorite tavern, Baroque Rebirth Tavern, will be renamed in his honor.

Observation #2

Lynn has stepped in as the "boss" in place of Hank.

Mysterious Letter

Observation #1

This letter can be opened using the Excalibur letter opener provided by Art to carefully lift the sticker seal.

Observation #2

The killer is warning Art to not dig any further into Hank's death or she will meet the same fate.

Philosopher's Stone

Observation #1

This was found in the hex bag Art found in the woods.

Observation #2

There are alchemy symbols followed by Roman numerals.

Observation #3

This appears to be the key for a secret code.

Observation #4

The Roman numeral indicates the letter in the name to use.


See Figure 1

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Spell Instructions

Observation #1

This was found in the hex bag Art found in the woods.

Observation #2

The spell titles are written in the alchemy code.

Observation #3

I had to google the alchemy symbols myself. I was so confused by the recaps saying that the final page gave the names of the symbols... 

  • The day after I solved the episode, HAK sent an email including the remainder of the spell instructions, which includes the rest of the spells and a symbol key on the last page.

Observation #4

Once deciphered, they are:

  • RELEASE
  • CLEANSE
  • SEVEN CANDLES
  • HONEY
  • FORTUNE
  • MISFORTUNE
  • CURSE
  • ENLIGHTENMENT
  • WEALTH

Tarot Card

Observation #1

This was found in the hex bag Art found in the woods.

Observation #2

There is an alchemy code message written along the edges of this card.

Observation #3

Once deciphered, it reads:

  • "STRESS HAS CONSUMED YOU. TRY THE ENLIGHTENMENT SPELL."