While the first of Esther's parties was uneventful, the second party certainly made up for it. At the second party, Achashveirosh asked Esther what she was after, and Esther declared that there was a man out to destroy her entire people. Achashveirosh grew very angry, demanding to know who this man was, and, to Haman's … Continue reading Esther Takes Down Haman; Jews Saved
Close contacts with the king reported this morning that the king had an unusually hard time sleeping last night. Some blame this on his troubling new suspicions against Haman, but others are unsure. In any case, this spurred the king to have the royal chronicles brought and read before him, in an effort to lull … Continue reading Haman Parades Mordechai Around City
Esther took a surprising risk a couple of day ago when she entered King Achashveirosh's inner chambers without being summoned. Despite her being Queen, Achashveirosh has a strict rule that all who enter his chambers without being summoned are sentenced to death- unless he extends his scepter to them and they touch it. According to eyewitness accounts, … Continue reading Esther holds intimate party with Achashveirosh and Haman- What’s Really Going On?
Exclusive: Haman, presumably out of a desire for vengeance against Mordechai's people for Mordechai refusing to bow to him, convinced Achashveirosh to authorize a decree authorizing and encouraging the people of the land to rise up against their Jewish neighbors and exterminate the entire people. The decree has already been publicized and will take effect … Continue reading Haman Makes Secret Deal for the Extermination of the Jews
We have just received word that prior to the "bowing incident" (as the encounter between Haman and Mordechai is currently being called), two foreign assassins, the famed Bigsan and Seresh, secretly hatched a scheme to poison King Achashveirosh. They were allegedly discussing it in their native tongue when Mordechai overheard it and reported the plan … Continue reading Secret Assassination Attempt Foiled by Mordechai
To the surprise of all, King Achashveirosh publicly announced his upcoming marriage to Esther. Little is known about Esther's origins or her background and ethnicity as she has not disclosed them to anyone, even Achashveirosh, though he has either not noticed or not cared. We have unconfirmed rumors leaking in that Esther is, in fact, … Continue reading Esther selected as new Queen
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