Chapter 29

I’m here to get you out of here.

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Derin glowy chwed towards the voice and fripped the bars that separated their cells. She cauldn’t see him in the darkness, he didn’t even know there

orke close by. She fushed red. He mus have heard all the mights she cried herself to sleep. Why hadn’t he said anything sooner? “I’m not going to trme others. Loris and quietly. “No matter what he does to me, it’s just not right.”

The older man stopped out of the shadows and came closer to Laris. “Even if it would save your life?

Even then. I believe in justice.” Doris swallowed and leaned her side against the bars. She wined at the pain that nicocheted through her body. Prince Wiihim will judge fairly. I believe that.

“There is no fair justice in this kingdom under their ruling.” The old man chuckled lightly to himself, but not at her. He looked kind, she wondered what he was doing in this prison. “Unfortunately. It’s been like that for a long time. All they truly care about here is power.”

They must care to find the real person that was responsible for what happened.” Doris said weakly. lately it only felt like she was trying to convince herself. It was hard to find hope in such a dark place. Her mind kept flashing with the sight of Melody’s lifeless body staring up at nothing. Half of her felt a bit of relief that she would never have to serve her again, but that hall also filled her with an unbelievable guilt. She never for a second wanted

anything to happen to Melody, she wanted her to

make him happy until Boris could leave Now.. that clearly was never golng to happen.

“What did happen if I may a?” The main Hi on The ground closer to her. His face was water and curious. His beard was a bit too long as if he’d been in here quite a while, the rest of himn had dirt TOSS his clothes and skin.

block out the images. “I was serving soup to the royal members and the bowl that was meant for Luna Queen had been poisoned. I didn’t know it was, I mistakenly gave it to Prince William’s Lady

The mti hurmmed as he took in her words. “I assume they think you did it,

off her bruised cheek. She could easily close

Doris hesitated, she didn’t want to Teveal why she wasn’t meant to be there.

a little. “Were you close

I was her Lady’s Maid, that’s

“You weren’t friends?

was improper to be friends with

her. But this man didn’t need to know any of that, it was

his head Handly. “They’re just people,

become something great.” The old man said. Doris stared at him in silence for a moment before she

Jack do that to you?” He gestired to her injuries, Doris nodded,

Jack’s name so casually. Who was this man? “It would’ve been

for it.”

person he wants you to blame?” The old man asked, his face

just think that it wouldn’t be the right thing to do regardless of how I feel about

see the moonlight shine on his wrinkled features. “You have a kind soul, young lady. I think it takes a lot of courage to remain true to yourself. Anyone

they could think of to

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