* Silas Heap heads home after visiting Galen, the Physik Woman, to get herbs for Septimus.
* He can see the castle and senses something nearby, investigates, and finds a baby in a blanket.
* He reaches the Gatekeeper just in time to cross the drawbridge before it is raised for the night.
* He gives Gringe a silver penny; she complains that Marcia Overstrand was more generous.
* Gringe claims this is largely because she is now the ExtraOrdinary Wizard, surprising Silas.
* Before Silas reaches his door, Marcia steps out of the shadows in a purple mist.
* She insists that Silas keep the baby he found a secret from everyone
* He gets home just in time to see the Matron Midwife come out with the bundle that was Septimus
* Sarah tells him about Septimus, and wordlessly, Silas hands her the small baby girl
* The baby is named Jenna by the...
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