General Graf James von Beerstein reviews the campaign in the Barony of Alesgarden. He has ordered the Beerstein Foreign Legion to the Barony of Brewski to guard the River Ales approaches. Sir David Linienblatt inhader of the Beerstein Honourable Pensioners has been promoted to Brigadier General to lead this force. The St. Pauli Pontooniers will accompany the Legion to facilitate crossing the River Ales if necessary. Graf James will lead additional forces into the Barony of Brewswick to defend the River Amstal approaches. He has sent an urgent request for Reich Duke Wilhelm to return as soon as possible. The Beerstein Reichstag has been called to session to deal with this crisis.