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I’m still not done with Blood of the Empire! I ended up working crazy hours this past week, but I get a lot of time off during the next one. Hopefully by this time next week I can report that it’s finally finished. I also have a Bookbub on Tuesday (my first!), which I’m guessing will be mighty distracting.
Natalya has cowed the evil Princess Viviane for now and makes her way to a neighboring kingdom where she drops in on Kendryk’s aunt, Princess Galena. She’d planned to continue to where Teodora is being held prisoner, but gets unsettling news instead.
Natalya squeezed Galena’s hand carefully; though still immensely dignified, the old princess seemed very fragile. No doubt the difficulties of the past year had taken their toll. “I must go to Podoska first to secure Teodora.”
Galena dropped her hand, “you haven’t heard? Teodora has been set free.”
Natalya had to find a nearby chair to fall into, “what do you mean?”
Galena sat down next to her, ignoring the courtiers buzzing all around, “I just heard a few days ago. Brynhild Mattila went to Podoska after the battle and negotiated Teodora’s release from Princess Edyta.”
“Oh gods- do we know if Trystan Martinek was involved?” If he’d joined his mother in this betrayal then Natalya had seriously misjudged his character.