The girl, Janet if Selim remembered correctly, seemed to be a walking history text on the Mahnion Hotel. The group had discovered this when Marlin had asked if Janet knew any history about their target. She did indeed and was more than happy to share with them. Unfortunately, it seemed that was all she knew about it.
The actual building had been constructed over a century before and had stood as an elegant statement of New Optain’s general upper-class caliber, or that’s what the most recent owners had stated when they’d bought the old building more than two decades ago. It had been a renovation project, one that had been rather successful as it had gone from a nearly-condemned building to a five-star hotel that tended to attract well-off customers…which was why it had been a target. It hadn’t exactly been a hidden fact that many of the upper-class families who had evacuated to New Optain had taken rooms at the hotel. No one had th