Chapter One: Introduction to Malcolm Forrester and the Smallpox Story


Malcolm enters the cellar of Liddell’s infirmary in Edinburgh


Malcolm sees the dead body of Jean Tremblay laying on the table.

The book begins with Malcolm coming back from Torrport to see the first smallpox patient, Jean Tremblay of Rouen, France.  We meet a few of the men Malcolm will be working with later in the book.


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