William frowned at his brothers who were currently lying about silently in their dorm in annoyance at their latest dead lead. They had found a guy in a town that everyone claimed could make gold out of nothing. Not only was this breaking the law, but if he was truly making gold from nothing, then this meant the man might be in possession of a philosopher’s stone. Willian had his suspicions on if this man was even making gold at all. He highly doubted that the man could have just stumbled acrossed a philosopher’s stone, and after they had all traveled over a hundred miles north, his suspicions proved to be correct. The alchemist not only did not have a philosopher’s stone, but his concoctions weren’t even gold at all! They were a mix of pyrite and brass. He was still arrested for false advertising, but the boys left the cold north tired and disappointed.
William sighed. It had been almost three years since they first began their quest, yet they hadn’t gotte