The ship departed from the Lisbon harbour. Elizabeth sat in her cabin, holding a small USB device in her hand. The important information it contained was meant for the authorities of six foreign powers, and her journey would take her to those countries' capital cities to deliver the data in person.
The carrier came in and left her suitcase by the door. "Here's your suitcase, Mrs. Harcourt", he said.
Elizabeth stared out of her cabin window on the left-hand side of the ship and silently took another sip from her wine glass.
Where was Elizabeth headed?