From the pages of my great-great grandfather's diary, Catharinus Johannes Hasselman; scholar, explorer and truth seeker.
August 5, 1834
Have finally arrived in Italy. After a harrowing journey I am more than ever determined to find out if the reports that have reached me are true. Could it be that the tome that is allegedly hidden underneath the ruins of the old Roman town Alveus Arbor really illuminates the nature of all evil? I am eager to find out. I shall rest first and replenish my weary body. Tomorrow I shall venture forth.
August 6, 1834
The sweltering heat is oppressive, nothing like the cold summers of my humble hometown. I have managed to acquire a mule. Perhaps mule is…