|“||First Light's keeping everyone busy. Loads of special cakes and tarts being ordered as gifts. I suppose it takes more than an impressive candle to catch a lady's eye these days.||”|
The First Light Banquet is a celebration that takes place so that individuals may find a suitor or lady. If a man wishes to court a woman he gives her a candle and if she accepts the courtship she lights the candle in her window.
During The Event
Kenna walks into the party asking to speak with Catherine, when she allows it Kenna tells her that the king has murdered a woman. Kenna brings Catherine to the body, Catherine tells her to lie about the death and cover it up.
Mary and Lola arrives at the banquet, and Mary points out Philipe Nardin to Lola the man Mary thought would make a good suitor for Lola. Mary watches as Lola walks over to count Nardin and introduces herself to him. Francis tells Mary its not the man he would have picked for her, Mary assumes he cares because he slept with Lola.
Philipe and Lola go for a walk and talk when all of a sudden Philipe tells Lola that he likes her and that she's beautiful. He hands her a candle and Lola tells him he'll have to look in her window to see if the flame of love burns.
Greer is approached by Leith who tells her that Lord Castleroy has a table set up for two and would like for her to dine with him, she accept and follows Leith to the room. Leith serves them while Greer and Lord Castleroy eat. The Lord suddenly catches, Leith grabs a blanket and put the fire out.