While Timothy struggles with this budding moral dilemma, let’s change scenes. We’re checking in that the STN-J headquarters. STN-J is the Japanese branch of Solomon, the global organization whose job is to hunt witches. Playing Space Invaders is not part of their job. But it’s after hours.
There’s a reason why Michael isn’t allowed to leave HQ, but it’s not really plot-relevant. Pick up Witch Hunter Robin if you’re curious. Robin: Michael? Michael! Michael: Robin! You’re here late. Robin: So are you. Michael: Yeah, but I’m not allowed to leave, remember?
Robin: That monitor over there started beeping. I thought you might want to know. Michael: What does it say? Robin: “Event code 12.” Michael: That’s not helpful at all. Who wrote this program? Robin: Wasn’t it you? Michael: Yes. Yes, it was.
Michael: Ah, here we go. This is the subroutine that monitors airports. Robin: Airports? Michael: To see who’s entering Japan. Someone with the name Oscar Wiesenthal on the passport just flew in. Robin: Is Oscar Wiesenthal a witch? Michael: No. Oscar Wiesenthal doesn’t exist.
Heinkel doesn’t have any known aliases in canon, so I used a random Austrian name here. Robin: “Doesn’t exist”? I thought he just entered the country. Michael: No, someone with his name on a passport entered the country. “Oscar Wiesenthal” is a known alias of one of the Vatican’s agents. Real name Heinkel Wolfe. Age… Continue reading But What If She Weighs Less Than A Duck? 38/111
Michael: I’ll try to trace Heinkel’s movements. With the database, we can anticipate which witch the Vatican’s after. Robin: Why not let the church hunt this witch for us? We have more cases than we can handle already. Michael: You were raised Catholic, weren’t you? By a priest, even. Robin: That’s right. Michael: So you… Continue reading But What If She Weighs Less Than A Duck? 39/111