"When William boards the launch for Brownsea Island your men will be it's crew, when they reach the channel they will overpower William and drown him, telling the authorities that he fell overboard and drowned." she continued.
"I am to bring Thomas to the manor house, and after I put him to bed for the night you will shoot him with a poison dart." Rebecca said. "After he is dead the dart will be removed, there will be no sign of violence and people will assume that he died from his wounds."
Crane walked to the window and gazed out at the lengthening shadows of the late afternoon, "Say nothing of what has transpired in this room today, prepare a carriage, we'll leave after sunset, and someone fetch The Sgt. Major."