Alanna of Trebond, a plain but ambitious girl, seems to be developing a taste for famous men. Her latest prey, sources report, is none other than the Shang Dragon, Liam Ironarm. No word yet on how Jonathan of Conte is taking this latest emotional blow.
No one had ever contested that. The Prince wrote bad poetry about her eyes. Of course no one had ever contested it. Delia was lovely as the hot late nights in the palace gardens, thick with the sweet perfume of the Queen’s favourite flowers. She was lovely as laughter in the afternoon, sunlight off water, snow on the mountains.
And she had Alan of Trebond exactly where she wanted him.