Ulrich von Bek
In which von Bek meets some relatives, learns a little about Amber, journeys through Shadow and encounters a few obstacles.
The refugees travel from Shadow down to Rebma.
Where Rebma is attacked, von Bek walks the Pattern and a meeting in Shadow reveals the face of the enemy.
A discussion exposes some of Amber's history and the family's peculiar heritage.
More debating is overshadowed by a more profound revelation.
In which final deliberations lead to a plan.
A visit to the world of Corwin's Pattern leads to a finalising of plans and some training.
The final preparations begin.
A reconnaissance of Amber reveals the horror of the occupation and some small comforts.
The intelligence gathered in Amber is reflected on.