Ignatia thought about her life in a moment of quiet contemplation at the monastery. Her mother, the abbess, was showing her age. What would become of them? Yohan didn’t seem mature enough to become abbot if her mother died.
Ignatia’s fears were realised. Silencia died at the age of 69.
Silencia was at peace with herself. She was ready to go. She would join the late queen, her sister. Only Arya was left of the three of them.
But Arya didn’t have long either. The Grim Reaper came for her at the age of 70.
Til was devastated.
He was all alone in the house he’d never quite warmed to.
What would he do now?