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by Carolyn Ann Aish
Category: Young Adult/Fantasy
Description: Forced to leave her sister in a dungeon, Michela goes with her guardians to take part in the 'King's Test.' Does the king really believe she can spin straw into gold? Michela denounces the 'King's Test' as a charade. Will she find death, or will she find love?
eBook Publisher: Wings ePress, Inc., 2003 Wings ePress, Inc
eBookwise Release Date: August 2004
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Available eBook Formats: OEBFF Format (IMP) [182 KB]
Reading time: 113-159 min.
Beric drew a pistol from inside his jacket, pointing it directly at Michela's head. At this close range, a bullet would kill her.
"Come here, Michela! No one makes a fool of me, not twice!" His voice was hoarse, and with a flick of his finger, he released the safety catch, now turning the pistol to point at the king who took a step closer in concern for Michela.
For one brief millisecond, the king's eyes met with Michela's and it seemed to both that the whole world stood still. It was as though their two hearts were one.
Beric's voice shattered the fusion, "Not a step more, or you're dead!"