Roots ch. 13Roots ch. 132 years ago in General Fiction More Like This
The funeral was anything but the solemn, dignified affair Yusuf would have done for him. It had been far too easy for the Assassins to forget that Ishak Pasha hadn't just stood at the head of their Creed, but had served as Grand Vizier and was a respected Ottoman General living a double life. His existence as an Assassin had remained shrouded in mystery to those who worked alongside him outside of the Order. Besides the Assassins, only a select few knew of both his occupations.
Yusuf wished terribly that he could give his Mentor the proper send-off the man deserved. But holding such a title in the public eye made that vision impossible. Instead, the Assassins were forced to blend in amongst the common people, catching mere glimpses of the ceremony as it was overseen by dignitaries and socialites. It infuriated Yusuf his Mentor should receive a quiet burial on the grounds near Galata Tower; not made into a spectacle so that fat nobles could make up stori