News has just arrived that our beloved Dr. Alexandria Hypatia has been brutally murdered.
The Grand Palace issued this statement: "Doctor Hypatia, Director and Chief Alchemist at Addermire Institute, has been murdered by the Crown Killer. The Empire has suffered a terrible blow, and we call for a day of mourning. Dr. Hypatia was highly regarded for the treatment of miners' ailments, but is best known for her "Addermire Solution", an elixir that treats a variety of ills, including biliousness and bloodfly fever. Addermire Institute is now closed, and will remain so for the foreseeable future."