MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28th ~ SUNDAY DECEMBER 11th
Somehow, as though overnight, a large portion of students have lost all sense of taste. The dining hall food is cited as tasting unpalatable, like sawdust.
The one thing all these students seem to have in common? One time or another, they all ate at least one apple from September's dining hall surplus. Sure enough, apples seem to be exempt from this curse in particular: they simply taste like… apples.
Naturally, the school is taking action to reverse-engineer a cure… but with so many people afflicted, Concordia estimates a solution only by the end of the month. It's a strikingly long time to eat without taste. With this in mind, the governors have grudgingly granted permission for people to go into the Labyrinth and search for the cure themselves.
There is good reason to begin the search i