Cassia has offered Prince Torr of Vespera and his two companions sanctuary, but the threat of assassins still weighs heavily on her mind.
***Yaffa fidgeted, her weight shifting for a moment before she scurried down the hall.
“You sure you want her as your lady in waiting, she’s…skittish,” Maconahay said, watching her go.
She frowned at him a defense on her lips, but she couldn’t fault his reasoning. “Abiga suggested her since she’s my age and has already been trained by Ula to be a handmaiden.”
Maconahay didn’t seem convinced. “Where to, Your Highness?”
Cassia walked forward resolved to start the day off right. Determining whether Torr had brought an assassin into the palace seemed the perfect way to begin her day. She wanted Kali’s help with this. “A ride with our guests is in order."