Anders reined in his horse, stroked his stallion’s neck, and bowed awkwardly from the saddle. “Good morning, Princess.” “What are you –- ?” “You’re running away. Hoping to take on a new identity and disappear.” She looked up at him. “How did you know that?”
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When her lap was full of the red-speckled leaves, Wilf backed off a few steps and sat down to watch. Katerina patted him, and stroked Lochinvar’s…
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All that morning and afternoon the servants were dismantling her room and packing her things away for the journey. She couldn’t stand to watch them work…
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The guests had started arriving for Princess Katerina’s wedding at dusk the day before. Some had to travel more than two hundred miles, including the…
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Wilf didn’t know he was caught in a trap; all he knew was that his right front paw exploded into a ragged red pain and he was brought up short, falling…
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Katerina dreamed of Wilf that night, and awoke sometime before dawn, certain that he was dead. But he wasn’t. Wilf was asleep himself, chasing rabbits…
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Katerina went to the stables that night, partly to check the bowl of food she always left for Wilf, but mostly to see Lochinvar. Her father had…
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The King decided to speed up the new wedding plans. Torvald would never have full control of Katerina until they were married. That was obvious now. The…
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