Mariah sighed with relief. Now, if the assassin would return with good news, things would be perfect.
Maud hurried through the castle, doing her chores.
Katrina stared out the window, deep in thought. She knew she couldn't stay at the cabin forever, as the money she had and what Jenel had given her wouldn't last long. But she hated the idea of leaving Gavin by himself there.
Emilee, despite the seriousness of the occasion in which she found herself, let out a gleeful laugh. her horse sped up, attempting to catch up with Edmund
The masked rider road his horse through a series of twists and turns. He was sure that Edmund wouldn't be able to find them. Dusk had long past. He stopped only for a moment to water his horse. Sure that Gwen was asleep, he removed his mask to wipe the sweat off his face.
If Gwen hadn't been so delirious, she might have recognized the face of the young man. Nausea took over.