"The world is not thy friend, nor the world's law..."
A young man seeking a quick exit shows up at the doorstep of a retired chemist, and the money is just too princely a sum to refuse. The chemist comes out of exile for one last job, to pay his poverty...and his conscience. Mantua County is the setting for the Apothecary's tale, the poisoner in William Shakespear's "Romeo and Juliet."... [click here for more]