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He arrived on the third of February, in the midst of a long, hard winter, pushing his overstocked cart. The signs plastered all over the cart claimed "miracle elixir" in fancy, flowing script. The peddler made bold claims of anti-aging and cures for everything from fever to Black Death. He promised a life free of disease with just a single gulp.
They crowded round the cart and eagerly handed over their riches in exchange for a small vial of the miraculous liquid. Before he'd disappeared, every person who could afford his wares had downed a lethal dose of ricin.
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