Murder At Midnight by AVI
Mangus the Magician but never seems to be able to please him. The old man insists daily that he does not need the boy. No matter how hard he tries his master seems unhappy with him.
One day Mistress must go to visit her sister and she tells Fabrizio, to make himself available to Master Mangus and prove that he is useful. Barely a day after Mistress leaves Fabrizio sets out to solve the mystery of who is trying to kill King Claudio. Meanwhile his master, Mangus is arrested, marked as a scapegoat, for the true traitor lurking in the King's court.
Will he be able to prove his master innocence before the stroke of midnight or will his master be put to death...sending Fabrizio, homeless, out on the streets once more.
Well done, AVI!