Despite knowing his real name – Ulric Guevara – Alfred continued to use the name he grew up with. He didn’t know why. It seemed simpler somehow.
He got to know Virginia Ajjanagadde much better, and experienced his first kiss.
He managed to study hard, even though Virginia was a distraction. He owed it to the queen who trusted him. He truly had grown up in the past couple of years.
Arabella talked to Virginia of love. What was her future?
Virginia hoped her future involved Alfred. She was not disappointed.