By Jessica Day George
When Petunia, the youngest of King Gregor's twelve dancing daughters, is invited to go to an aged pal within the neighboring nation of Westfalin, she welcomes the swap of surroundings. yet for you to achieve Westfalin, Petunia needs to go through a wooded area the place unusual two-legged wolves are rumored to exist. Wolves rationale on redistributing the wealth of the noble voters who've entered their territory. however the bandit-wolves end up extra rakishly good-looking than actually harmful, and it is not until eventually Petunia reaches her vacation spot that she realizes the kindly grandmother she has been summoned to go to could be an enemy bent on restoring an age-old curse.
The tales of pink driving Hood and Robin Hood get a brand new twist as Petunia and her many sisters tackle bandits, grannies, and the hot King less than Stone to finish their kin curse as soon as and for all.
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The lads disappeared that evening, and never a footprint to be noticeable. ” “Are you convinced? ” Oliver couldn’t continue the tension from his voice. “Sure as sure,” Johan acknowledged. “We’ve had each guy to be had conserving an eye fixed at the woodland, and no one’s noticeable them or the outdated woman. ” “You suggest the grand duchess? ” Bishop Schelker raised his eyebrows. “Did she opt for them to the looking resort? ” “No, Your Grace,” Johan acknowledged. “She stayed at the back of on the property, and we’ve had a couple of guys gazing there to boot. yet they haven’t loads as glimpsed her passing a window when you consider that the day prior to this. the home has that glance approximately it, you recognize? as if nobody used to be at domestic. ” Bishop Schelker checked out Oliver after which Walter. “I say that we make for the looking inn with all attainable haste. ” “I’m already there,” Oliver stated. He dug his heels into his horse’s flanks and sped down the trail. He heard the others name out at the back of him, yet he neglected them. He was once certain that Karl and Johan and the others might have searched the rosebush and that whole sector rigorously adequate; there has been not anything to benefit there. yet he desired to get to the searching inn, to discover Prince Grigori and punch him within the nostril for wasting Petunia, after which to ensure that her sisters have been okay. after which he could locate Petunia, and he may convey her domestic. Dancer “My one comfort is that the princes are all first-class dancers,” Orchid remarked to Petunia as they entered the ball. “There is that,” Petunia agreed. “I imagine it’s lousy, and you’re either awful,” Pansy stated shrilly. Petunia attempted to place her arm via Pansy’s, yet Pansy shrugged her away and went to Lily’s aspect. She had consistently been Lily’s puppy whilst she’d been small, and now that they have been again within the Palace below Stone, Petunia suspected that Pansy used to be returning a section to that point in her brain. Pansy had by no means really recovered from the dead night Balls first of all: she had constantly been laid low with evening terrors, even ahead of the goals had started. And Pansy had by no means beloved dancing, so Petunia may infrequently fault her for being disappointed now. “There you're, my dove,” Kestilan stated caressingly as he got here to attract Petunia clear of her sisters and into the figures of the dance that used to be simply starting. Petunia gritted her enamel and took his hand and attempted to disregard him as they danced. He refused to be missed, despite the fact that, lavishing her with compliment and operating via an it sounds as if never-ending checklist of endearments until eventually Petunia desired to scream. throughout her, the contributors of the courtroom swirled within the steps of the dance, her sisters mingling between them, their princes via flip sullen or both flirtatious. Petunia used to be uncertain which was once worse, and whilst Kestilan referred to as her his “sugar lump,” she knew that she had had sufficient. She yanked her fingers out of Kestilan’s grip and stood nonetheless and immediately in the course of the worn marble ground. whilst the dancers round them were pressured to prevent besides, lest they trample Petunia, and she or he observed even Rionin’s gaze on her from the dais, she raised her voice in order that they might all listen her.