Members of the elite federal government and military personnel darted between greencars and buildings, the buzz of radios and shouts adding to the compound's chaos.
Gabriel had been a friend to all the Council members, though he suspected the assassin favored Rhyn the most.
As for the Jury, the members whispered to each other for a few minutes and then they appointed the Hungry Tiger their spokesman.
The feudal assembly of the tenants-in-chief; but it assumed a more definite character during the reign of Henry I., when its members, fewer in number, were the officials of the royal household and other friends and attendants of the king.
The members were called "justices," and in the king's absence the chief justiciar presided over the court.