16. Your boat has just arrived in the harbor of Lixus and you are eager to get out and explore this city.
18. As soon as you disembark, a be-toga’d man runs up to you and greets you. He was sent by the governor of this province (rector provinciae) to come fetch you as your presence has been requested at his villa. You are flattered and follow the messenger (nuntius) back to the governor’s residence.
19. You hop off the boat, ready to begin the quest you’ve started when you are suddenly taken by a distinct pungency drifting in from somewhere inside the city. Whatever you were going to do is now secondary to your new ambition of finding the source of this savory scent.