by J A Fleming
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What if society adopted a gruesome practice to keep the crown from tyranny? What if this practice became common? Queen Peydra knows what this is like on an intimate level. Subject to the curse, she refuses to submit to its inevitability. Follow her struggle as she grows after the loss of her parents, discovers how heavy the crown is and experiences the surprising loyalty of a secretive attendant.