Going In Blind
All public figures withdraw, from time to time. They take time to see to their families, their comfort, their adventures, or trouble in their holdings. This is normal. But when Marquessa Freja Nightgold withdraws to her manor, the Voice of Redrain cannot keep this secret for long. Servants, supplicants, and guards all come and go, and eventually news slips out:
With sightless white eyes, Marquessa Freja Nightgold has gone blind.