The Charlatan

The Charlatan

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It is illegal to indict a courier for the contents of any message they deliver. When the ruler of the wealthiest nation on earth receives a cryptic note marked by "The Charlatan," he learns that all of the gold he spent decades stockpiling is worthless. The richest country in the world becomes bankrupt overnight. Fearing public riots, surrounding countries declaring war, and with no clues revealing the identity of the Charlatan, the king breaks the law.
  
Our courier is suddenly an outlaw in her own country and is forced to run. Desperate to clear her name, she vows to find the Charlatan and bring them to justice. A simple task becomes complicated when the world is filled with liars and cheats, and the separating line between fair and unthinkable is gray.

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