Sarnidac the Dwarf wrote:
Welcome back, Axo! Fears were that you had fallen foul of an angry editor because of patchy translation, been tucked into a coarse sack and unceremoniously lowered into the Parisian underground, or else been made to displace something less than twenty gallons of good St Julien M├ędoc wine ...

More horrible things than that have been happening in Paris and France lately. I believe many Frenchmen are still in shock and anger. France is at war.