January 14th, 1771 (July 20th, 2009)
Four men rode through London, coming from four seperate directions in ominous, black coaches. Each man had very different reasons for their current predicament but the outcome was uniformly similar.
They arrived at a quarter to Twelve unassure of what was in store. Before them, the cyclopean Barrington Mansion and its grim, well maintained grounds. They were given no time prepare for what awaited them as they were greeted by the grim Mr. Winthrop, the undisputed majordomo for the estate. In no time, they were whisked away into the labrynthian halls of the facility and brought to the desk of Sir Lucas Manchester.
"Welcome to the Ministry," he chuckled, "I have a proposition for you!"